Dennis J. Lynch practices in the firm's business and commercial litigation group and as a member of the group's antitrust team. The majority of his practice is devoted to complex civil and antitrust litigation.
His antitrust litigation experience includes both defending against and prosecuting nationwide and regional antitrust claims, both in the private and class action context. Mr. Lynch has represented clients in antitrust matters involving a diverse array of businesses, including ocean shipping, textiles, herbicides, air cargo, timber, food products, trucking, and transportation logistics. His focus includes representing corporate clients that choose to "opt out" of class actions to pursue separately their own antitrust claims, in order to obtain a fair recovery for their damages. In addition to his complex business and antitrust work, Mr. Lynch's practice also includes trucking litigation, as well as representing the governmental litigation interests of corporate clients. He also serves as co-chair of the firm's trucking and transportation practice group.
Mr. Lynch received his B.A. in English from Villanova University in 1986, where he was a member of the Honors Program and of the Dean's List. He worked as a book editor for Texas A&M University Press before attending South Texas College of Law, where he received his J.D. in 2000. While in law school, Mr. Lynch was the recipient of the C.J.S. Awards for Torts and Property, and served as a Langdell Scholar Property Instructor. He spent his last semester of law school as a visiting student at the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he argued before the South Carolina Supreme Court as a Finalist in the J. Woodrow Lewis Moot Court Competition.
"Former Nexsen Pruet employee chases gold at the Olympics"
Former project assistant Jason Richardson wins a Silver Medal at the 2012 London Olympics.
"Lawsuit contests Richland's tax policy change"
Nexsen Pruet member (partner) Dennis Lynch speaks to The State newspaper about a lawsuit filed over Richland County's business license fee.
Nexsen Pruet Earns Designation as 'Midlands Green Business'
Nexsen Pruet has earned designation as a Midlands Green Business, joining other Columbia-area organizations that are committed to environmentally responsible practices in the workplace.
"Price-fixing conspiracy case ended in top settlement"
The Article of the Week in the January 26th edition of North Carolina Lawyers Weekly about a Nexsen Pruet case. The article was entitled "Price-fixing conspiracy case ended in top settlement."
Nexsen Pruet Elects Four New Members
Nexsen Pruet announced today that Laurie Becker, Jim Blair, Jamie Hedgepath and Dennis Lynch have been elected Members (partners) of the firm.
"Council heeds businesses, cuts fees"
Nexsen Pruet attorney Dennis Lynch is quoted in The State newspaper.
Nexsen Pruet Secures $107 Million Settlement
Charlotte, N.C. - Nexsen Pruet's Antitrust Practice Group recently settled federal claims against Hoechst Celanese Corporation and its affiliated entities for $107 million.
"Rolling Out CSA 2010 - The New Motor Carrier Safety Compliance"
Civic & Professional Memberships
· American Bar Association
· South Carolina Bar
· Richland County Bar Association
· South Carolina Defense Trial Attorney's Association (SCDTAA)
· Vice Chair, SCDTAA Trucking Substantive Law Committee
· South Carolina Trucking Association
· Wood Inn, South Texas Honors Chapter of Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity