Christopher Lynch


Hartford, CT
D 959.202.4777


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

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.

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Bar Admissions


  • 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
Client Successes
Awards and Recognition

  • Named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® for:
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Hartford (2024)
    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, Hartford (2023)
    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, Hartford (2020)
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Hartford (2020)
    • Litigation – Insurance, Hartford (2018)
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Hartford (2017)
  • Named among The Best Lawyers in America® in Litigation – Insurance, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, 2016 – 2024
  • 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
  • Recognized by Medmarc Insurance as Top Defense Attorney of the Year (2023)