J. Conlan Lynch
(304) 598-8179
Office: Morgantown
LL.M. New York University (Taxation)
J.D. University of South Carolina Columbia
B.A. Furman University
Licensure: NC | SC | WV
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Conlan Lynch focuses his practice in the areas of federal taxation including property transactions, mergers and acquisitions, economic development, and corporate law.  Conlan works with developers and financial institutions to maximize the benefits of the newly enacted Opportunity Zone provision.

Work Experience

2017 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2015 Summer Associate, Jordan Law Center
2014 Summer Associate, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP

Speaking Engagements

Michael Cashman & James Conlan Lynch, "International Investment and Arbitration in South Carolina," The South Carolina Journal of International Law & Business, Fall 2016

Michael Cashman & James Conlan Lynch, "The Growth and Acceptance of International Arbitration," The Resolver, Spring 2016

Key Experience

Assisted with complex tax planning for oil and gas companies
Identified and analyzed issues in tax exempt bonds in order to maintain the tax exempt status
Researched rules and regulations of the Opportunity Zone provision for the purpose of project planning

Memberships & Awards

CALI Award: Business Torts, Commercial Law, International Trade Law