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Lyn R. Agre

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Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP

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Investigations and White Collar Defense; Commercial Litigation; Antitrust Litigation; Securities Litigation; Employment Practices and Litigation


Lyn R. Agre’s practice focuses on white collar criminal defense and complex civil and corporate litigation. She has represented major corporations, individuals and witnesses in a wide range of criminal cases including fraud, antitrust, securities, insurance, tax, health care, maritime, environmental and public corruption. Lyn has represented clients in complex civil matters including whistleblower, employment and ADA cases. She has conducted numerous internal investigations on behalf of various corporations, concerning, among other things, alleged securities fraud, insider trading, FCPA violations, theft of trade secrets, accounting malfeasance and obstruction of justice. Lyn has also tried numerous felony cases before juries.

Lyn is ranked by Super Lawyers, which has also featured her as one of the "Top Women Attorneys in Northern California."

Lyn is the Managing Partner of the firm’s San Francisco office.




Golden Gate University School of Law (J.D., 1995); University of Nevada (M.S.W., 1992); Middlebury College (B.A., 1989)


State Bar of California; California Trial Lawyers Association; American Bar Association; California Attorneys for Criminal Justice; Women Federal Defenders Association; Federal Bar Association of Northern California; Lecturer, Stanford Law School; Board Member, The Baldwin School: National Board of Advisors Member, Lawyers Club of San Francisco Inn of Court; Formerly Adjunct Professor of Law, Santa Clara University School of Law

United States: Dispute resolution

Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Within: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP fields a 'powerful bench', noted for its 'deep knowledge of the subject matter'. The group is led by 'outstanding trial lawyer' Daniel Fetterman, whom clients praise as 'smart, strategic and highly ethical'. Alongside co-founding partner Marc Kasowitz, Fetterman is defending New York concert promoter Joseph Meli and his company, Advance Entertainment, in connection with an indictment in the Southern District of New York and an SEC enforcement action related to an allegedly fraudulent scheme promoting non-existent tickets for the musicals Hamilton and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. He is also acting as lead defense counsel to Abraham Jose Shiera Bastidas, a former owner of multiple US-based energy companies, in an FCPA action launched in relation to contracts with Petroleos de Venezuela. Ann St. Peter-Griffith in Miami, Lyn Agre in San Francisco and New York's Edward McNally are also recommended. The team in New York also includes former senator Joseph Lieberman, whose experience gives the team an edge in political matters.

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