Kyle L. Flynn

Kyle L. Flynn

Associate

Kyle Flynn focuses his practice on a range of commercial litigation matters in both state and federal court, with an emphasis on the commodities and derivatives industries as well as contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, employment litigation, and consumer class action defense. Kyle also counsels proprietary trading firms and investment advisors regarding regulatory and compliance matters.

In addition to his courtroom advocacy, Kyle helps clients anticipate and prevent problems from becoming major disputes. As a result of Kyle’s dedication to understanding his clients’ businesses in order to provide practical, cost-efficient strategies for identifying and achieving their goals, he has been recognized by Super Lawyers magazine, on the Illinois Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" list from 2016-2019.

In addition, Kyle volunteers his time representing pro se litigants through the Northern District of Illinois and pro bono clients in all areas of the arts through Lawyers for the Creative Arts. He was a recipient of the Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service, 2018 by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

Concentrations

  • Commercial litigation
  • Investment funds

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented minority shareholders in a partnership dispute against the manager of an Illinois LLC within the fashion industry through trial regarding breach of fiduciary duty claims, resulting in a favorable result for clients.
  • Represented Introducing Broker in National Futures Association matter against claims of failure to maintain complete records and failure to supervise, resulting in favorable settlement for client.
  • Represented pro bono client through trial regarding discrimination and retaliation claims under Title VII resulting in a jury award of $1.75 Million.
  • Represented the City of Chicago through trial regarding Section 1983 claims resulting in a jury decision of no liability.
  • Represented insurance valuation company in class-action claims in breach of contract, fraudulent misrepresentation, and Deceptive Trade Practices Act. Defeated motion for class certification, and obtained dismissal of all claims.
  • Represented a manufacturer of medical devices in a products liability suit alleging negligent design, manufacture, and sale of a surgical warming device.
  • Represented a finance company in large contract dispute regarding the sale of over 300 mortgage securities, and was granted motion for summary judgment.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Illinois Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2016-2019
  • Recipient, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service, 2018
  • President, Good Sports, Young Professionals Board, 2014-Present
  • Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services, Associate Board, 2014-Present
  • Adjunct Professor, Trial Advocacy, Loyola University School of Law, 2015-Present
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association, 2014-Present
  • Member, Federal Bar Association, 2015-Present

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., cum laude, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
    • Recipient, "National Champion" Award, American Bar Association Criminal Justice Trial Competition
    • Recipient, "National Champion" Award, William Daniel National Trial Competition
    • Recipient, "Best Advocate," National Civil Trial Competition
  • International School of Business and Economics, Beijing, China
Admissions
  • Illinois