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William R. Lynch, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Trusts and Estates Law, Real Estate Law, Business Law. Member of Cummings & Lockwood.


Lynch, William Redington was born on November 17, 1928 in New York City. Son of Francis Russell Vincent and Helen Adams (Barrett) Lynch.


Student, Phillips Exeter Academy, 1944-1947;Bachelor, Yale University, 1951;Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1958.


Worked at Cummings & Lockwood (Greenwich, Connecticut) specializing in General Practice including: National and Regional Litigation Counsel. Commercial Law; Bankruptcy and Workouts. Commercial Lending; Corporate Finance.

Creditors' Rights; Leasing. Mergers and Acquisitions. Partnerships and Joint Ventures.

Products Liability Litigation. Securities Regulation and Litigation. Tax; Commercial and Residential Real Estate.

Banking and Financial Services. Intellectual Property. Labor; Employment and Benefits.

Environmental; Health Law. Insurance; Family Law. Trusts and Estates, and Probate Litigation.

Admitted to the bar, 1959, New York. 1963, Connecticut.

Associated with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, New York, N.Y., 1958-1962. Member: Greenwich (President, 1979), Stamford, The Connecticut and American Bar Associations.

Cummings & Lockwood, founded in 1909, is a full service law firm that caters to both commercial entities and individual clients, while maintaining a local, regional and national practice. In addition to serving its traditional client base, Cummings & Lockwood has steadily moved into new practice areas as the law has evolved and its clientele has expanded. The firm maintains a high degree of technical expertise in many areas of the law, the flexibility to respond to business, market and investment trends, and a commitment to fulfill the needs of those who have sought its counsel.


Chairman Public Works Committee, Greenwich, 1974-1977, Greenwich United Way Campaign, 1975-1976. Vice chairman Greenwich Board Education, 1977-1981, Republican Town Meeting, 1967-1977, director, secretary Forum World Affairs, 1992-1995. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1952-1956.

Member American Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association, Greenwich Bar Association (president 1979-1980), Greenwich Field Club (president 1973-1975), Round Hill Club (director, secretary 1993-1996).


Married Mary Pomeroy Grant, August 22, 1958. Children: Melissa L. Woolford, Elizabeth Barrett, Cynthia Pomeroy, Kimberly Townsend, Sarah Phillips.