Dylan Lynch

Associate

Dylan is an associate in the firm’s New Orleans office. He primarily focuses his practice on construction and surety litigation, including performance bond defaults, claims on payment bonds, and indemnity disputes. Before joining the firm in 2018, he practiced civil litigation, with a focus on insurance defense, mass torts, transportation litigation, and commercial litigation. He also has experience representing start-ups and early-stage businesses. Although most of his work is in Louisiana, Dylan has also been involved in matters in Texas, Mississippi, and Alabama.
 

While attending Tulane University Law School, he clerked for the Orleans Parish District Attorney's office, where he was assigned to the Multi-Agency Gang Unit, and Governor Jindal's Executive Counsel, Thomas Enright, in Baton Rouge. He also served as a research assistant for Professor Catherine Hancock, earned honors in Trial Advocacy, and earned the Walter J. Suthon, Jr. award for Civil Law Security Rights. Dylan graduated cum laude from Tulane University Law School in 2015.
 

When he’s not working, Dylan enjoys cooking, traveling, expanding his collection of vinyl records, and working on his 100-year-old Bywater Historic District home.

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

RLI Ins. Co. v. Roberts, 2019 WL 1979931 (S.D. Tex. 2019). The firm represented a surety that issued decommissioning bonds on several oil and gas properties in the Gulf of Mexico. The firm brought a lawsuit against an individual indemnitor for payment of outstanding premiums, indemnity for the surety’s losses and expenses, and specific performance of the indemnitor’s collateral security obligations. The court granted the surety’s summary judgment as to liability on all counts and denied the indemnitor’s motion summary judgment and motion to dismiss. The court later granted the surety all damages requested by the surety and ordered the indemnitor to deposit $1.25 million in collateral security.

PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES
 

American Bar Association
 

Louisiana State Bar Association

New Orleans Bar Association

New Orleans Office

400 Poydras Street

Suite 2500

New Orleans, LA 70130

dlynch@krebsfarley.com

PRACTICE AREAS
 

Construction Litigation

Surety Law

 

EDUCATION
 

J.D., cum laude, Tulane University Law School (2015); Honors-Trial Advocacy; Walter J. Suthon, Jr. Award for Civil Law Security Rights
 

M.A., with Honors in Political Science, University of Rhode Island (2012)
 

B.A., summa cum laude, University of Rhode Island (2010)

 

BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS
 

Louisiana, 2015
 

All Louisiana state courts
 

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
 

U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana

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