Niall Lynch > Latham & Watkins LLP > San Francisco, United States > Lawyer Profile

Latham & Watkins LLP
SUITE 2000
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94111-6538
United States
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 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 expertise 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. In 2017, Chambers USA noted Niall Lynch bolsters the criminal litigation services of the group with his “brilliant” cartel practice. He also acts on civil matters and is described as “extremely creative and dedicated” by market source.


Lawyer Rankings

United States > Antitrust > Cartel

(Leading lawyers)

Niall Lynch  – Latham & Watkins LLP 

The Latham & Watkins LLP antitrust team ‘is very good about communicating and setting expectations‘; its lawyers ‘are responsive to their clients’ concerns, whether it is about staffing, strategy or budgeting‘. On an individual level, San Francisco’s ‘seasoned attorney‘ Niall Lynch is noted for his ‘wisdom, patience and strategic guidance‘, and Ashley Bauer is ‘outstanding in many ways‘ and ‘is always on top of every fact of the case‘. The ‘exceptionally knowledgeable, commercial, user-friendly and responsive‘ Elizabeth Prewitt recently joined the team from Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, while Farrell Malone and Kirsten Ferguson were promoted to the partnership in Washington DC and San Francisco, respectively. Key clients include Toshiba, Ocean Spray Cranberries and Union Pacific Railroad. Named attorneys are based in Washington DC unless otherwise stated.