Mike Lynn

Top rated business litigation attorney in Dallas, Texas

Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann LLP
Mike Lynn
Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann LLP

Practice Areas: Business litigation

Licensed in Texas since: 1975

Education: Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2023

Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann LLP

2100 Ross Avenue
Suite 2700
Dallas, TX 75201 Phone: 214-981-3801 Email: Mike Lynn Visit website


One of the best-known and most respected litigators in Texas, Mike Lynn brings unmatched experience to trying cases. Click here and here to learn more. He has tried to verdict more than 110 civil and criminal jury trials and handled over 100 non-jury, arbitration and injunction matters in this distinguished career, winning significant returns for his clients. Recently Mike led a team of lawyers on behalf of Energy Transfer Partners to obtain one of the largest if not the largest verdict in Dallas-Fort Worth history. Learn more about the case here. In 2016, Lynn led his team of lawyers to obtaining a huge verdict for T. Boone Pickens. Click here to learn more. Mike, the founder of the firm, believes one of the keys to his firm’s success is that “[w]e are an elite, highly-motivated group of business trial lawyers. We like to say we are the ‘special forces of litigation.’ We are prepared, experienced, tough, relentless, and creative.”   Mike has also published numerous articles and is a frequent speaker on legal topics. He has taught law classes at Southern Methodist University, is active in a number of professional organizations, including the American Law Institute, has served as Co-Chair on a number of Committees of the American Bar Association, most recently The Federal Rules Task Force, and was co-editor of The Litigation Section’s Business Tort Jury Instruction Project, 2nd Edition. Mike served as Council Member on The Litigation Section of the ABA and presently is serving as Co-Chair Litigation Institute for Trial Training, Litigation Section, ABA.   He is married to the Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn, United States District Judge, Northern District of Texas.  They have two children.  He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and his law degree from Southern Methodist University.

First Admitted: 1975, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.lynnllp.com/lawyers/mike-lynn

  • Obtained the largest verdict in Texas and the third largest in the nation in 2014, as recognized by Verdict Search
  • Named a “Texas Super Lawyer” consecutively since 2003, “Top 100 in Texas” 2014, “Top 100 in DFW” 2009, 2011, 2012, and 2014
  • Selection by the National Law Journal for the “Toughest Defense Win in U.S. for 1998”
  • Obtained the largest verdict in Reeves County, Pecos, Texas in 2016
  • Honored as a “Leader in His Field” 2009, 2010, and Band 2 “Leader in His Field” 2012 in Chambers & Partners USA Guide to Leading Lawyers – General Commercial Litigation (Texas) Lawyers 
  • Recognized as a “Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation: The Definitive Guide To America’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys in 2013 and 2014
  • National Law Journal’s “Top Defense Win” 2002 (the only lawyer in Texas we know to have achieved this honor twice)
  • Listed as one of the “500 Top Litigators in America” by Lawdragon in 2006, 2010, 2011, and 2015
  • “Best Lawyers in America” 2011, 2014; Selected “100 Best Lawyers in Texas” 2014
  • Listed “Top Texas Verdicts” by Texas Lawyer in 2009
  • Recognized as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the US” by Benchmark Litigation for 2015-2017
Educational Background:
  • University of Virginia 
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2100 Ross Avenue
Suite 2700
Dallas, TX 75201

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