Jeffrey S. Lynch

Top rated business litigation attorney in Dallas, Texas

The Lynch Law Firm
Jeffrey S. Lynch
The Lynch Law Firm

Practice Areas: Business litigation, Civil litigation, Professional liability; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 1975

Education: Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2011 - 2012, 2020 - 2022

The Lynch Law Firm

5922 Mapleshade Ln
Dallas, TX 75252 Visit website


Jeffrey S. Lynch is the owner of Lynch Law Firm, based in Dallas, Texas, where he practices law concentrating on matters related to business and commercial litigation along with family law, personal injury and insurance defense. 

A marketing graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Mr. Lynch completed his bachelor’s degree at Southern Methodist University in 1971. He received a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree at the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 1975.

Licensed in 1975 by the Supreme Court of Texas, Mr. Lynch is admitted to practice before all the state and federal courts of Texas and Arkansas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is board-certified in civil law and personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Working with various private firms across Texas, Mr. Lynch has gained about 47 years of valuable experience in the legal arena. At the firms that he previously worked with, he handled cases including complex civil litigation, criminal law and corporate law. He has extensive trial experience, representing cases in Texas, throughout the federal courts of Arkansas, California, Colorado, Louisiana and New Mexico, and the state courts in Connecticut and Florida.

Mr. Lynch was rated AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell and received a “Superb” rating on Avvo. He was named to the list of America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators and was honored with America's Top 100 Attorneys’ Lifetime Achievement Award and the Acquisition International’s Leading Adviser Award. He was also the recipient of the National Academy of Family Law Attorney’s Top Ten Award and was listed on Attorney and Practice magazine’s Top Ten Family Law Attorneys 2020, among several others. 

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.


Practice areas

Business litigation, Civil litigation: defense, Professional liability: plaintiff, Family law, Personal injury - general: plaintiff

Focus areas

Trade secret, Professional malpractice - other, Ethics & professional responsibility, Personal injury - plaintiff

  • 30% Business litigation
  • 30% Civil litigation: defense
  • 20% Professional liability: plaintiff
  • 10% Family law
  • 10% Personal injury - general: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1975, Texas

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Brian Jensen’s Bryan’s House Open Golf Tournament; 1996 – Fund Raising Chairman; 1997 – Golf Tournament Chairman, raised over $250,000.00 to benefit pediatric AIDS patients
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Damages, Dallas, Texas — November 1989; Trial Advocacy, Dallas, Texas — May 1990; Trying the Automobile Case, Dallas, Texas — April 1992; Automobile Injury Case, Dallas, Texas — February 1993; Trying the Automobile Case, Dallas, Texas — February 1994; Trying the Soft Tissue Injury Case, Dallas, Texas — July 1995; Trying the Automobile Injury Case, Dallas, Texas — May 1996; Trying the Soft Tissue Injury Case, Dallas, Texas — November 1996; Trying the Soft Tissue Injury Case, Dallas, Texas — April 1998; Personal Injury Settlements in Texas: Practical Methods for Perfecting, The Settlement of a Claim – January 1999; Trying the Soft Tissue Injury Case, Dallas, Texas — June 2000; Personal Injury Settlement in Texas, Dallas, Texas — 2003; Plaintiff’s Personal Injury from Start to Finish, Dallas, Texas — 2004; Plaintiff’s Personal Injury from Start to Finish, Dallas, Texas — 2006; The Art of Settlement —   2007
  • Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law , Adjunct Professor, Trial Advocacy, 1987 - 1996
  • National Business Institute, Speaker and Instructor, Trial Advocacy Instructor, 1989 – 2007
  • Dallas Association of Defense Counsel, Instructor – Trial Advocacy Course, 1988
  • Dallas Bar Association, Instructor, Trial Skills Course, 1988
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA), Faculty, Southern Regional Institute, Southern Methodist University School of Law,  Instructor – Deposition Techniques and Training, 1987 – 2017
  • Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, Adjunct Professor, Legal Writing, 1975 – 1977
  • Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, Guest Speaker, Mediation, 2015 – 2019
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American Bar Association, Past Member)\
  • Licensed to practice law by the Supreme Court of Texas on May 9, 1975.  Admitted to practice before all State and Federal Courts in Texas. Admitted to practice before all Federal Courts in Arkansas, Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeal, United States Tax Court, United States Court of Claims and United States Supreme Court
  • Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Past Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Past Member
  • Dallas Bar Association, Past Member
  • American Arbitration Association, Past Member
Educational Background:
  • Southern Methodist University, B.B.A. Degree, 1971
  • University of Notre Dame, 1970
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2021
  • Legal Eagles of America, Peritum Attorneys – 2017 - Present; State Bar of Texas – 1975 - Present
  • Acquisition International (AI) – Leading Advisor Award, Leading Business Attorney of the Year, 2019
  • Attorney and Practice Magazine, Top 10 Family Law Attorney (individually and the law firm) – 2020
  • American Institute of Family Lawyers, Ten Best Client Satisfaction Award, for exceptional and outstanding client service
  • Nationally Ranked Top 10 Award for excellence in the field of Family Law
  • Top Ranking Attorney – Family Law, 10 Best Attorneys – Texas
  • AV Rated Attorney; AV Rated Attorney, 30th Anniversary Award; Lawyers of Distinction; America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators; America’s Top 100 Attorneys Lifetime Achievement Award; Top 100 Trial Lawyer; Best of the Best Law Firms – Top Ten; Top 100 Reg
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Top Ten Verdicts in Texas
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • Albert Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award – Marquis Who’s Who Publications Board
  • Best Lawyers, Lifetime Member, Rue Ratings, Best Attorneys of America
  • A. S. Hansen Consulting Actuarial Award, 1975
  • America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, 2017
  • Lawyers of Distinction, 2020
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Marquis Who's Who Publication Board, 2020
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2021

Office location for Jeffrey S. Lynch

5922 Mapleshade Ln
Dallas, TX 75252

Phone: 214-662-1200


7 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2011 - 2012, 2020 - 2022

Certificates and credentials

Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Personal Injury Trial Law

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