SRS Presenter Bio
Jim Lynch practices law in San Francisco with Latham & Watkins. In the last 10 years, he has successfully tried to judgment nine matters in federal and state courts and in arbitration involving intellectual property and auditor liability matters. His wins include the 2010 "Top Defense Verdict" in a high-profile trade secret jury trial, seven arbitrations resulting in complete victories against claims seeking more than US$2 billion in total, and a complete win (including punitive damages) on behalf of plaintiffs in a federal court trial involving conversion of intellectual and personal property. His pro bono work includes several asylum matters on behalf of minors, including a successful argument before the 9th Circuit on behalf of a juvenile Guatemalan seeking refugee status in the United States.