Christopher J. Lynch


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  • J.D., with honors, University of Connecticut School of Law
  • B.A., Government, Phi Beta Kappa, Wesleyan University

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Christopher Lynch is a Partner in Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP's Hartford office.

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 a wide variety of products and defendants. He has defended cases 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.

Mr. Lynch has defended a number of multiple plaintiff litigations involving asbestos, chemicals, dietary products and services, medical devices, pharmaceuticals and OTC products. Attorney Lynch also defends trucking accident cases. He has represented individual owner/operators along with small to large carriers in cases involving serious injuries and deaths. Mr. Lynch has also defended many serious injury cases including deaths, burns, paralysis, paraplegia, quadriplegia, brain trauma, and many serious fire losses and property damages claims.

In his spare time, Mr. Lynch enjoys hiking and traveling with his wife, Kate, and their four children. 

Bar Admissions


U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut

  • 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
Awards and Recognition
  • 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 – 2021
  • Named Best Lawyers’ 2017 and 2020 Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” for Hartford, CT
  • Named Best Lawyers 2018 Litigation – Insurance “Lawyer of the Year” for Hartford, CT
  • Named Best Lawyers 2020 Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” for Hartford, CT 
  • Recognized by Law & Politics magazine as being included on the Connecticut Super Lawyers® list in the areas of Civil Litigation: Defense, Personal Injury Defense: Products, and Class Action/Mass Torts, 2013-2020