Lynn’s practice routinely focuses on issues of complex intellectual property litigation in patent, trade secret, copyright and trademark law. Lynn advocates on behalf of clients in a variety of matters involving technologies for telecommunications, medical devices and healthcare, food science, online gaming and augmented reality, and various information technologies. Her experience ranges from drafting pleadings and motion practice to managing all aspects of fact and expert discovery.

Lynn’s patent litigation work has resulted in grants of dismissal, summary judgment and jury verdicts of non-infringement and invalidity. Lynn is also experienced in litigating trademark matters, obtaining preliminary and permanent injunctive relief and damages. For her efforts, Lynn has been recognized for several years as a “Rising Star” by Missouri & Kansas SuperLawyers.

Lynn is committed to pro bono work, regularly representing juveniles in Family Court. She also finds great reward in working on behalf of foster families in Missouri. She is also an active firm citizen, serving on the firm’s hiring committee, as well as mentoring junior and summer associates. 

Before attending law school, Lynn worked as an investment banker for a large regional bank negotiating municipal bond issues for state and local governments. During this time, Lynn earned her Series 7 and 63 securities licenses.

Publications

Lynn C. Herndon, Help You, Help Me: Why Law Students Need Peer Teaching, 78 UMKC L. Rev. 809 (2010).

Lynn C. Herndon, Case Note, Huff v. Dekalb County, The Urban Lawyer, Winter 2009.