Brendan Lynch started at CLS in 1998 as an Independence Foundation fellow in the Public Benefits unit. From 2000 – 2001 he clerked for the Honorable Petrese B. Tucker of the United States District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Following his clerkship, he returned to work at CLS. In 2006, he moved to the Employment Unit, where he represents low-income workers in a variety of matters including family and medical leave, wage claims, unemployment compensation, terminations from private employment, wage claims, employer-provided health and disability insurance, and expungement of criminal and child abuse records.
Mr. Lynch is a member of the board of X-Offenders for Community Empowerment, a Pennsylvania community group working to empower people with conviction records and to end the plague of violence from illegal guns. He is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association and the American Constitution Society.
Mr. Lynch received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1998. He received his A.B. from Brown University in 1995.