Niall Lynch
Class of 1991

Partner, Latham & Watkins

San Francisco, CA

Niall E. Lynch is a partner in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins, and is the local Co-Chair of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department. He is a recognized antitrust litigator with in-depth experience in cartel matters, and has represented multinationals and their managers in criminal and civil price-fixing investigations in the United States, Europe, Japan, Canada, Brazil, Korea, and the United Kingdom.

Having spent 15 years as a prosecutor in the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice (DOJ), Mr. Lynch is able to draw upon his in-depth experience when counseling clients with issues pertaining to international antitrust and competition matters, including cartels, merger review, civil conduct, and criminal investigations. His expertise spans a variety of industries including semiconductors, information technology, consumer electronics, chemicals, oil and gas, consumer products, and food additives.

Previous Experience

Assistant Chief, San Francisco Office, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division

Special Assistant, U.S. Attorney

Associate, McCutchen, Doyle, Brown

Law Clerk, Hon. Edward J. Schwartz, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California