Niall E. Lynch is a partner in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins, and is the local Co-chair of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department. He is a recognized antitrust litigator with in-depth skill in cartel matters, and has represented multinationals and their managers in criminal and civil price-fixing investigations in the United States, Europe, Japan, Canada, Brazil, Korea and the United Kingdom. In 2014, Chambers USA noted "Niall Lynch is a ’fantastic lawyer’ who is ’very intelligent and very personable,’ whom sources note as a strong cartel and white-collar practitioner. He is able to draw on a wealth of experience as a former DOJ prosecutor."
Having spent 15 years as a prosecutor in the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice (DOJ), Mr. Lynch is able to draw upon his in-depth experience when counseling clients with issues pertaining to international antitrust and competition matters, including cartels, merger review, civil conduct and criminal investigations. His experience spans a variety of industries including semiconductors, information technology, consumer electronics, chemicals, oil and gas, consumer products and food additives.