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Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10017-3954
United States
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Linton Mann III is a Partner in Simpson Thacher’s Litigation Practice. Linton represents clients in a broad range of high-stakes litigation and investigation matters including securities, shareholder derivative disputes, class actions, antitrust and complex commercial disputes. Linton is Co-Chair of the Firm’s Knowledge, Innovation and Technology Committee. Linton was recently named a “Next Generation Partner” by The Legal 500, where sources say he “stands out from his peers for his securities work.” He was named a Rising Star by the New York Law Journal and Law360, and is also a repeat honoree on Benchmark Litigation’s “40 & Under Hot List,” which honors the achievements of the nation’s most accomplished law firm partners under the age of 40. Linton is the Chair of the Board of Trustees for Uncommon Charter Schools New York City which oversees twenty-four public charter schools in Brooklyn, New York. He is also the Chair of the Board of Directors for Manhattan Legal Services, a program of Legal Services NYC, the largest provider of pro bono civil legal services in the country.


Joined Firm in 2007; Elected Partner in 2016.


American Bar Foundation, Fellow; Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Fellow; The National Black Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40; Economic Club of New York, Associate Member; The Association of the Bar of the City of New York-Judiciary Committee; The National LGBT Bar Association and Foundation; Metropolitan Black Bar Association; New York State Bar Association; American Bar Association; Federal Bar Council.


University of Georgia (B.A., Political Science, 2004; B.A., Speech Communications, 2004); Duke University Law School (J.D. 2007), Co-Chair Duke Law Moot Court Board.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > General commercial disputes

The New York-based team of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP impresses with in-depth know-how in a variety of disputes relating to securities, commercial contracts, bankruptcy, antitrust, business torts, insurance, class actions, government and internal investigations. Its client portfolio includes major national and international companies, often from the technology, pharmaceutical and insurance sectors, as well as financial institutions. A recent highlight is representing Twitter in successfully resolving multiple securities class actions and derivative lawsuits in the Northern District of California and San Mateo Superior Court. Civil securities-specialist Jonathan Youngwood leads the practice alongside Lynn Neuner, who is often engaged in litigation involving securities, mergers, insurance coverage and false advertising disputes. Bryce Friedman‘s broad practice encompasses strategic concerns, disputes and employee matters. Another name to note is Linton Mann III  who covers securities, shareholder derivative disputes, class actions, antitrust and complex commercial disputes. Former assistant US Attorney at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York Martin Bell joined the team in July 2021.