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Jennifer M. Lynch


(415) 875-3106
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San Francisco
275 Battery Street
Suite 2000
San Francisco, CA 94111


J.D., cum laude, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2010

  • CALI and Witkin Awards, Appellate Advocacy and Land Use
  • Best Brief and Best Oral Advocate Award Winner, Appellate Advocacy
  • Moot Court Team, National Appellate Advocacy Competition, Regional Champions
  • Jerome Prince Evidence Moot Court Competition, National Octofinalists and Best Brief Award
  • Student Coach, National Moot Court Competition, Regional Champions
  • Teaching Assistant, Moot Court and Appellate Advocacy

B.A., Law and Society, magna cum laude, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2004

  • Isabelle Price Scholarship award

Jennifer Lynch is a partner in the Employment practice group.  Ms. Lynch represents both public and private entities in employment matters and focuses her practice on defending employers against discrimination, retaliation and harassment claims.  Ms. Lynch also has extensive experience litigating cases involving wage and hour laws, constitutional claims, Title IX, family medical leave laws, the California Tort Claims Act, negligence, and premises liability.

Ms. Lynch has enjoyed a successful law and motion practice and has obtained summary judgment in numerous employment cases on behalf of employers.  She also has proven appellate experience, having briefed and argued cases before the California Courts of Appeal, and drafted a petition for review to the Supreme Court of California.

Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Ms. Lynch served as a Research Fellow for UC Hastings in their Legal Writing department.  Before beginning her career in law, Ms. Lynch worked in IT Recruiting and Consulting in Boston, Massachusetts and as an editor for a small magazine.


U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit