Council Emeritus
Life Member

The Hon. Gerard E. Lynch

New York, NY
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
Columbia College
Columbia Law School

Gerard E. Lynch is a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit where he has served since 2009. He previously served on the Southern District of New York bench from 2000 to 2009. He is also the Paul J. Kellner Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, where he teaches courses in criminal law and procedure, sentencing, and professional responsibility.

Judge Lynch was elected to the ALI in December 1998 and was elected to the Council in 2009. He serves as an Adviser on the Model Penal Code: Sexual Assault and Related Offenses project; the Model Penal Code: Sentencing project; and the Restatement Third, The U.S. Law of International Commercial Arbitration project. 

EDUCATION: Columbia College, B.A.; Columbia Law School, J.D.  

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Areas of Expertise
Criminal Law
Election (Political Law)