Sophisticated And Efficient Legal Services For Corporations And Executives


Mary E. Lynch

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Since 1994, Mary E. Lynch has defended employers in claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, breach of contract, violation of public policy, whistleblowing, and complex wage and hour class action litigation. She regularly provides advice and counseling to employers regarding hiring, corporate structuring, compensation plans, stock option plans, wage and hour issues, employment agreements, policies and procedures, internal investigations, terminations, lay-offs, severance packages, and leaves of absence. Ms. Lynch has represented employers in front of numerous administrative agencies such as the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, and the Employment Development Department and the Workers Compensation Appeals Board. Ms. Lynch has argued a variety of employment-related issues in the California Court of Appeal, including wage and hour issues, class certification issues and FEHA issues. Ms. Lynch has provided training to employers on a wide variety of work-place issues, including sexual harassment, performance reviews, hiring, disciplining, terminating, managing leaves of absence, and proper work-place investigations. Ms. Lynch has conducted hundreds of workplace investigations on a broad spectrum of topics. Ms. Lynch lectures on employment-related topics for clients, local bar associations, and industry organizations.

In 2005, after working for the Orange County Office of a full service Global 100 Firm, Ms. Lynch opened The Law Offices of Mary E. Lynch. Ms. Lynch saw an opportunity to provide clients with specialized, cost-effective, creative, and efficient legal services. Ms. Lynch educates and empowers her clients to make well-informed decisions to successfully staff and run their business.


  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D.
  • California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, California
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts

Practice Areas

  • Employment Law

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1994

Professional Associations

  • Orange County Bar Association, Member

Past Positions

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, Attorney, 1995 to 2005

Current Employment Position

  • Owner of The Law Offices of Mary E. Lynch