Timothy P. Lynch directs all activities, including the strategic and operational functions, of the Washington Strategic Government Relations and Counseling Practice. He monitors legislative and political trends and developments, as well as managing lobbying registration and reporting, visits to government officials, and relationships with trade associations. In addition, Morgan Lewis’s clients seek his advice on government relations and public policy issues.
Tim brings to his role 25 years of management experience in corporate and trade association government affairs. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, he served as senior vice president and chief lobbyist at the American Trucking Associations (ATA), where he was responsible for ATA’s advocacy efforts, strategic planning, public outreach, state affiliates, and safety promotion programs. He also directed and managed the association’s legislative affairs operations. This involved developing strategies on a wide range of legislative issues—including transportation infrastructure, environment and climate change, energy supply, safety, labor and employee benefits, pensions, taxes, and national security. Tim is an active member of Morgan Lewis’s automotive and mobility industry team focusing on emerging issues in the electric vehicle and autonomous vehicle space.
Tim has served as vice president, legislative affairs for the ATA; president and CEO of Motor Freight Carriers Association; vice president, government affairs of Roadway Services, Inc.; federal affairs representative of American Natural Resources, Inc.; and as a professional staff member of the US Senate committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Recipient, Person of the Year Award, Transportation Organization of the University of Maryland (1990)
Recipient, H.C. Byrd Award as Outstanding Male Graduate, University of Maryland (1975)
Member, Board of Directors, National Zoo
Member, Board of Trustees, United States Capitol Historical Society