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Lynn is a member of Reed Smith’s Life Sciences Health Industry Group. She is experienced in a number of types of product liability litigation, but the majority of her practice focuses on pharmaceutical and medical device mass torts. Lynn has been involved in all aspects pharmaceutical litigation with particular expertise in the research, clinical and regulatory aspects of pharmaceutical development. She regularly works with fact and expert witnesses, including scientists and clinicians, through all phases of litigation and has extensive experience in discovery and motion practice.

Awards & Recognition

  • International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Trial Academy (2012)


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2007, J.D., cum laude, Member, Thurston Society; Hastings Law Journal, Senior Production Editor, Member of the Board of Editors
  • University of Missouri, 2001, B.A., Political Science, cum laude, Departmental Honors Thesis: Cameralism in the Heartland

  • California

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of California

  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association
  • Bar Association of San Francisco