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Commercial
Insurance
Securities


Lynn K. Neuner was once again named as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” and “Top 10 Women in Litigation” in the United States by Euromoney’s Benchmark Litigation for 2021. She is recognized as an expert in several fields, spanning mergers and securities cases, insurance coverage disputes, high-end contract matters, and advertising controversies, among others. Her work involves the representation of large financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies, mega insurers, domestic manufacturers and individual directors and officers. 


Lynn’s representative experience includes: 

  • The Toronto-Dominion Bank in massive litigation related to Stanford Ponzi scheme 
  • Pfizer in domestic and international arbitrations regarding disputes over co-development and distribution agreements 
  • Travelers in mega insurance coverage cases against Northrop Grumman involving pollution at several sites in Long Island 
  • Private family siblings and family businesses in nine disputes, including in three trials 
  • Chilean conglomerate Corp Group in an international arbitration regarding share-holder rights in a Colombian bank in excess of $600 million 
  • Hovnanian in market-shaping case regarding bond deal involving a non-conventional default in the CDO market 
  • Bayer, Merck, and Pfizer in advertising matters impacting Claritin, Advil, Coppertone and Centrum 
  • Weight Watchers in a securities class actions, derivative suits, and strategic alliance with Oprah Winfrey 


Lynn has been honored as a 2018 “Distinguished Leader” by New York Law Journal, named once again to Crain’s New York Business’s “Notable Women in Law” for 2020 and recognized as one of the New York County Lawyers Association’s “Outstanding Women in the Legal Profession.” She is consistently recognized as one of the “Top 250 Women in Litigation” in the U.S. by Euromoney’s Benchmark Litigation, and as a National and New York “Litigation Star” in Securities. Benchmark sources noted “Lynn is a mastermind, she’s everyone’s first choice,” and described her as “one of the most talented lawyers I have seen in my career. She is amazingly adept at predicting clients’ needs, and is great on overall legal strategy as well as the day-to-day, and offers amazing client service.” Lynn is recognized by Chambers USA in General Commercial, Securities, Insurance and Advertising, where she is described as “a force to be reckoned with” and “. . . one of the best lawyers I’ve seen in a courtroom,” and she is recommended by The Legal 500, where she is described as “smart, charming but tough.” Lynn was also selected as a David Rockefeller Fellow. 


Lynn is a Trustee of the Board of Practising Law Institute (PLI), a member of Simpson Thacher’s Executive Committee and served as the Firm’s Co-Administrative Partner. She received her J.D. from Yale Law School and received her B.A., summa cum laude, from Williams College. She dedicates her pro bono efforts to veterans issues. 



Updated Sep 2021