JOHN J. LYNCH

Phone: (248) 312-2800
Email: jlynch@VGpcLAW.com

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JOHN J. LYNCH has had over 20 years of experience in the most complex types of litigation, including Federal Multi-District Litigation.  As a result of those activities, he has appeared regularly in the Michigan and Federal Courts, including the Michigan Supreme Court and the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.  He is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.  Mr. Lynch has served as lead counsel in litigation concerning Highway Vehicle Litigation, Public Transportation Law, Construction Accident Claims, Product Liability and Mass Tort Litigation, the defense of Professionals (Accountants, CPA's, Attorneys, Architect/Engineers), and Real Estate Claims including the defense of real estate professionals. John Lynch has served as both panel member and presenter to arbitration boards, mediation processes and facilitation procedures.  He serves as an approved panel member on many dispute resolution organizations.

Mr. Lynch graduated from The University of Michigan Law School in1969, and attended The University of Michigan Graduate School of Business Administration from 1965-1967.  His undergraduate work was also at The University of Michigan, where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in History and Economics in 1964. He is licensed to practice in all Courts in the State of Michigan including the Michigan Supreme Court and the Federal Judicial System including the Sixth and Fourth Circuit Courts of Appeal and the U. S. Supreme Court.  In addition, he is, and maintains a license as a real estate broker in Michigan and was originally licensed as a broker in 1988.

Mr. Lynch is a member of numerous local, state and national bar associations.  He is the author of “Civil Procedure Before Trial,” published by the  Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Basic Practice Handbook, 1981, 1985, 1989 and 1993).  He is a lecturer for the Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education and holds the highest rating awarded by Martindale Hubbell.  

He has been listed in DBusiness magazine's inaugural list of "Top Lawyers in Michigan" in 2009.  He has also been repeatedly singled out as a Michigan Super Lawyer each year from 2009 through 2015, in the fields of Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Crain's Detroit Business recognizes Mr. Lynch as a  Top Attorney in the areas of Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Law, and Detroit Business magazine names him as a Top Lawyer in Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

He has also been awarded Martindale Hubbell's AV Preeminent Rating.