Vice President and General Counsel
2300 Ruthven Building
1109 Geddes Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079
(734) 764-0305; FAX (734) 763-5648
Timothy G. Lynch has served as vice president and general counsel since January 2013.
He is an adjunct professor at the U-M Law School, where he teaches evidence. He is a member of the board of directors for the National Association of College and University Attorneys and serves on the Legal Advisory Committee for the Association of American Universities.
He joined U-M from the U.S. Department of Energy, where he was designated by the president to serve as acting general counsel and deputy general counsel for litigation and enforcement. He previously served as an assistant chief litigation counsel at the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. And before then he served for seven years as an assistant United States attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, where he was a senior prosecutor in the Fraud and Public Corruption Section and tried cases in federal and District of Columbia courts.
He has served as a lecturer at the University of Virginia Law School, where he taught white-collar crime, and as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center, where he taught evidence. Before his government service, he was an attorney at the Washington, D.C., law firm of Shea & Gardner; clerked in Detroit for Judge Cornelia G. Kennedy of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; and graduated from Georgetown, where he was editor-in-chief of the Georgetown Law Journal.
He is licensed to practice in Michigan, New York, and the District of Columbia.