Christopher J. Lynch


Office Location: Hartford, CT


Mr. Lynch focuses his practice on the defense of civil litigation matters.  He handles all types of defense cases with a particular emphasis on products liability and toxic torts involving aircraft, chemicals, consumer products, construction equipment, durable medical equipment, electrical equipment exercise equipment, food and beverages, HVAC equipment, medical devices, pharmaceuticals and OTC products, swimming pools and diving equipment, and a host of other products and complicated liability situations.   He has also defended many serious injury cases including deaths, burns, paralysis, paraplegia, quadriplegia, brain trauma, and many serious fire losses and property damages claims.  Mr. Lynch has defended a number of multiple plaintiff litigations involving asbestos, chemicals, dietary products and services, medical devices, pharmaceuticals and OTC products.  He also handles catastrophic large loss cases throughout New England for a major insurance carrier.

Mr. Lynch has been a frequent speaker at various meetings and conferences.  He has also written and lectured on Connecticut discovery and evidence issues

Professional Affiliations: 
  • American Bar Association: Member, Sections on Litigation and Tort Trial and Insurance Practice (TIPS)
  • Connecticut Bar Association: Member, Litigation Section
  • Defense Research Institute: Member, Committees on Drug and Medical Device, Products Liability and Toxic Torts and Environmental Law
  • Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association
  • Sporting and Fitness Industry Association: Member, Legal Task Force
  • Listed among The Best Lawyers in America© in Litigation – Insurance, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Products Liability Litigation – Defendants, 2016 – 2019.
  • Named Best Lawyers’ 2017 & 2018 Personal Insury Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” for Hartford, CT
  • Recognized by Law & Politics magazine as a Connecticut “Super Lawyer” in the areas of Civil Litigation: Defense, Personal Injury Defense: Products, and Class Action/Mass Torts, 2013-2017.