Alex Lynch is a partner in the firm's Capital Markets practice. His practice focuses on the representation of companies, particularly technology, healthcare, financial services and other growth companies, as well as leading investment banks and private equity firms. He has extensive experience in equity capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, acquisition-related financings, strategic investments and private placements. He also advises boards of public and private companies on general corporate matters and Sarbanes-Oxley and corporate governance issues. Mr. Lynch has advised issuers and underwriters on over 120 public equity and debt offerings. Notably, he served as lead counsel on many of the most prominent technology-related IPOs and equity offerings in New York. Over the past few years, he has focused on IPOs and equity offerings for private equity-backed portfolio companies.
Mr. Lynch has been recognized by IPO Vital Signs as one of the leading IPO lawyers in the United States and has been a presenter at the NYSE IPO Bootcamp seminars for the past four years. He has also represented companies and financial advisors on dozens of mergers & acquisitions. In 2001, Crain’s named Mr. Lynch as one of the Tech 100, in recognition of his leadership role in New York’s technology industry. In addition, he is consistently ranked as a leading lawyer in Capital Markets – Equity by IFLR1000.
Mr. Lynch received a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law in 1987 and a B.S., cum laude, from Tulane University in 1983, where he was the recipient of the Aaron Hartman Award. Prior to joining the firm, he was the managing partner of the New York office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Earlier in his career, he was a partner in the New York office of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP, where he was the co-chair of the firmwide Public Offerings Practice Group and a member of Brobeck's Management and Investment Committees.
Mr. Lynch is a member of the New York State Bar and the American Bar Association.