Thomas E. Lynch, III

Lynch Law & Mediation
Presenting Sponsor, Maryland Bar Foundation, President

Plenary Speaker, Monday Midday Plenary

Tom has a very diversified litigation and alternative dispute resolution background. Since the mid-1980s, Tom has represented industry, large and small businesses, financial institutions and individuals on environmental matters, including environmental litigation, compliance counseling, transactional matters including mergers and acquisitions, and contract negotiation. Tom also has handled a very broad range of complex litigation matters, including emergency injunctive practice, employment and employment-related litigation, general corporate and civil business litigation, land use and real estate litigation. Tom also is one of our most experienced alternative dispute resolution practitioners.

Tom also is known for his very broad knowledge and experience on ethics issues. He has participated as a member of the Maryland State Bar Ethics Committee since 1989. Tom was selected by the Maryland Court of Appeals to participate on a committee, chaired by Judge Rodowsky, retired Judge of the Court of Appeals, which rewrote the Maryland Rules of Professional Conduct in 2003. He was also selected by the Judges of the Circuit Court for Frederick County to serve as Frederick County’s representative on the Professionalism Task Force headed by a Judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals. He was thereafter appointed by the Court of Appeals to serve on the Professionalism Commission as the representative from Frederick County and chaired the Professionalism Subcommittee of that body, which drafted the Ideals of Professionalism approved by the Commission and adopted by the Maryland Court of Appeals. Tom now serves as the Vice Chair of the Board of the Maryland Professionalism Center, Inc.