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He has tried to verdict more than 120 civil and criminal jury trials and handled over 100 non-jury, arbitration and injunction matters in his distinguished career, winning significant returns for his clients. Within the last three years, Mike led a team of lawyers on behalf of Energy Transfer Partners to obtain over a $900,000,000 verdict which is one of the largest, if not the largest, verdict in Dallas-Fort Worth history. In 2016, Lynn led his team of lawyers to obtain a $146,000,000 verdict for Mesa, a T. Boone Pickens company. Mike, the founder of the firm, believes one of the keys to his firm’s success is that “[w]e are an elite, highly-motivated group of business trial lawyers. We like to say we are the ‘special forces of litigation.’ We are prepared, experienced, tough, relentless, and creative.”
Mike has also published numerous articles and is a frequent speaker on legal topics. He has taught law classes at Southern Methodist University, is active in a number of professional organizations, including the American Law Institute, has served as Co-Chair on a number of Committees of the American Bar Association, most recently The Federal Rules Task Force, and was co-editor of The Litigation Section’s Business Tort Jury Instruction Project, 2nd Edition. Mike served as Council Member on The Litigation Section of the ABA and presently is serving as Co-Chair Litigation Institute for Trial Training, Litigation Section, ABA.
He is married to the Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn, United States District Judge, Northern District of Texas. They have two children.