George G. Lynn
Shareholder
PROFILE
AWARDS
AFFILIATIONS

George’s Profile

George is a Shareholder and a senior member of the Antitrust & Trade Regulation and Litigation practices at Maynard Cooper. He is one of the 11 founding members of the firm.

His law career spans more than 40 years during which he has handled a large variety of federal and state antitrust cases, including cases involving Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act, the Clayton Act, and the Robinson-Patman Act, as well as state antitrust claims and business torts. He provides antitrust counseling to businesses in a variety of industries on such issues as pricing, product distribution and relationships with customers and competitors.

Additionally, George has extensive experience in a wide variety of complex commercial litigation involving such areas as dealer terminations, insurance defense, intellectual property, construction of interstate pipelines, consumer fraud, sale of businesses, and industrial espionage.

George’s skills and reputation as a lawyer are widely recognized. He has been consistently named to The Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Litigation: Antitrust, and Best Lawyers® selected him as the 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Antitrust Litigation, a distinction given to only one attorney in each geographic region. He is AV-Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

George holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and an A.B. from Princeton University.

Military Service

George served three years in the United States Navy, including a tour in Vietnam.

George’s Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America© for Litigation: Antitrust (2004 – present)
  • Best Lawyers® 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation: Antitrust
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent Rating

George’s Affiliations & Civic Involvement

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Antitrust and Litigation sections
  • Alabama State Bar Association, Antitrust and Business Tort section, Chairman (1987-1988)
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Lex Mundi, Board of Directors

Civic Involvement

  • United Way of Central Alabama, Campaign Chairman
  • Alabama Advisory Board of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, former member
  • State of Alabama Ballet, former chairman
  • Princeton University National Alumni Council, former chairman
CONTACT
T 205.254.1042
F 205.254.1999
C 205.936.9920
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BAR ADMISSIONS
State Bar:Alabama
U.S. District Court:Alabama(Northern, Middle, Southern)
U.S. Court of Appeals:Eleventh Circuit
EDUCATION
University of Virginia School of Law (1974, J.D., Virginia Law Review, Articles Editor)
Princeton University (1968, A.B., cum laude)
JUDICIAL CLERKSHIPS

Honorable Walter P. Gewin
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

News
116 MAYNARD COOPER & GALE ATTORNEYS RECOGNIZED IN THE 2019 BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA©
Birmingham, AL. Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 116 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized as leaders in their areas of practice in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Included in...