Office Managing Partner Vice Chair, Cozen O’Connor
Peter A. Lynch is the Office Managing Partner Vice Chair in the San Diego office of the full-service law firm Cozen O’Connor where he concentrates his practice in representing individuals, companies, and insurers impacted by catastrophes, including subrogation and recovery, environmental matters, contracts, and other civil matters.
Peter handles a multitude of recovery claims including wildfires, explosions, fires and other catastrophes. He represents companies and insurers on commercial and personal line losses arising out of those incidents.
Active in the bar and the community, Peter is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association’s Ethnic Relations and Diversity Committee, as well as Cozen O’Connor’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and a Board member of National Association of Attorneys with Disabilities.
For his service with the Marines in Iraq, Peter received a Bronze Star; he received the Defense Meritorious Service Award for his service in Afghanistan. He was awarded a prestigious Pro Bono (CLAY) Award by the State Bar of California for work for Judy Booher, whose son was tragically killed as a firefighter. As a result of this case, the Brett Alan Laws Act was signed by the governor of California to protect emergency personnel.
Peter earned his Bachelor of Science at Illinois State University, where he was named Outstanding Senior, Department of Corrections, and his law degree at Southern Illinois University, where he was named Outstanding Senior, Environmental Law. In 2013, Peter was inducted into the Hall of Fame, Illinois State University-College of Applied Science and Technology-Criminal Justice Sciences. He has received AV Preeminent rating in Martindale-Hubbell and has been named San Diego 2013-2016 Top Lawyer for Subrogation. For additional information see https://www.cozen.com/people/bios/lynch-peter