3333 Lee Parkway
Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: (214) 521-6400
Fax: (214) 764-8392
Jill Lynch has practiced law for over 20 years, focusing on complex business matters, business litigation, and IP litigation. As a previous business owner, Ms. Lynch understands the importance of identifying and mitigating risk for her clients to avoid costly disputes wherever possible.
Ms. Lynch has litigated cases in a wide range of fields, including in the areas of banking and financial services, technology, energy, healthcare, telecommunications, and wireless networking. She has litigated for and against large Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, as well as represented small start-up companies, including in cases involving allegations of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, patent, copyright, and trademark infringement, theft of trade secrets, negligence, deceptive trade practices, unfair competition, regulatory non-compliance, civil conspiracy, and civil fraud, among others.
Prior to joining CCRG, Ms. Lynch was a Principal at McKool Smith, P.C., where she was named the first female shareholder of the firm. She is licensed to practice law in Texas, Colorado, and Arkansas and has litigated cases in the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and state and federal courts throughout the country.
During law school, Ms. Lynch was a member of the national moot court team and an editor of the Arkansas Law Review. She was previously named by D Magazine as one of the “Best Lawyers Under 40” in Dallas, as well as receiving multi-year honors as a Texas Super Lawyers “Rising Star,” which identifies the top up-and-coming lawyers in each state based on peer nominations, evaluations, and independent research.
J.D., University of Arkansas School of Law, 1999.
Note & Comment Editor, Arkansas Law Review.
Best Oral Advocate of Ben J. Altheimer Moot Court Competition.
Member, National Moot Court Team. Appellate Advocacy Prize Recipient.
B.A., University of Central Arkansas, Presidential Scholar, 1995.
Represented EDS in two billion dollar disputes against Xerox and Worldcom, both involving a broad spectrum of technology services. Both matters resolved prior to trial.
Represented Ericsson in a patent infringement action related to TDMA cellular radio technology.
I4I LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
Represented i4i Limited Partnership and Infrastructures for Information, Inc. in a suit filed against Microsoft Corporation for patent infringement involving a method and system for manipulating architecture and content of a document separately from each other. After an eight day trial, the jury found the patent valid and infringed, rendering a verdict in favor of i4i Limited Partnership and Infrastructures for Information, Inc. On appeal to the Federal Circuit, the verdict was affirmed. On appeal to the United States Supreme Court, the verdict was affirmed by a unanimous Court.
Represented Lockheed Martin in an antitrust suit involving refurbishment of P-3 fixed wing maritime surveillance aircraft by foreign governments.
Represented National Instruments in multi-patent infringement case involving patents covering awardwinning LabView software.
Represented 3M in patent infringement case covering healthcare management software.
Represented BearingPoint, Inc., formerly KPMG Consulting, Inc., in lawsuit alleging breach of contract and negligence relating to consulting services agreement.
Represented Visto in multiple patent infringement cases involving technology that allows mobile phone users to download email.
NVR MORTGAGE FINANCE, INC
Represented NVR Mortgage Finance in its lawsuit against Chase and Hibernia for breach of contract, wrongful honor and negligence relating to bank lockbox services.
GULF SOUTH PIPELINE CO.
Represented major pipeline company in citizen suit seeking to force the company to spend billions for alleged violations of federal regulations. Won summary judgment.
EXCEL COMMUNICATION, INC
Represented Excel in arbitrations against franchisees leading to favorable arbitration awards or settlements.
HUNT OIL COMPANY
Advised client on royalty interest matters.
Represented Trilogy in intellectual property case involving complex pricing and configuration software.
State of Texas
State of Arkansas
State of Colorado
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
The U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
Recognized by D Magazine as one of the “Best Lawyers Under 40” in Dallas.
Named Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011.