Vice President and General Counsel
5010 Fleming Administration Building
503 Thompson Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1340
Timothy G. Lynch is the University of Michigan’s Vice President and General Counsel.
Tim is an adjunct professor at the University of Michigan 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.
Tim joined the University 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 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, Tim 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.
Tim is licensed to practice in Michigan, New York, and the District of Columbia.