Lynn K. Neuner is a member of Simpson Thacher's Litigation Department. Her trial and litigation experience covers several areas such as securities and mergers litigation, complex commercial matters, insurance coverage disputes, and Lanham Act and false advertising matters. She litigates in federal and state court and appears regularly before the NAD and the Networks on false advertising challenges. She has tried a deci-million dollar commercial dispute on behalf of Ingersoll-Rand Company, a centi-million dollar insurance coverage action on behalf of Travelers Casualty and Surety Company, and a multi-million dollar personal injury case on behalf of New York City. She currently represents Pfizer in several securities and ERISA stock drop cases involving Celebrex, Bextra and Pristiq.
Ms. Neuner joined Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in 1994. She received her J.D. in 1992 from Yale Law School, where she served as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Journal on Regulation and the Director of the Thomas Swan Barristers' Union. She received her B.A., summa cum laude, from Williams College in 1989. In 1992-93, she clerked for the Honorable H. Lee Sarokin of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and in 1993-94 she clerked for the Honorable John M. Walker, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Ms. Neuner is a former Chair of the Executive Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. She is Chair of the Board of Directors for the Yale Law School Alumni Fund. She is a former Panel Chair of the Departmental Disciplinary Committee for the First Judicial Department in New York.
The American Lawyer named Ms. Neuner one of the nation's top "45 Under 45" women attorneys in the country in January 2011. In January 2007, The American Lawyer named Ms. Neuner one of the nation's top litigation "rising stars" in its article on "The Young Litigators Fab Fifty." She was also featured as a "Future Star" for litigation in New York in the 2012 Euromoney Benchmark Litigation survey. She was a David Rockefeller Fellow from 2007-2008. Ms. Neuner is also named in the 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 issues of the New York Super Lawyers - Metro Edition and in the 2008 issue of Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America.