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Robert F. Lynch, Jr.

Associate / Boston


Robert F. Lynch, Jr. is an associate in Nutter’s Corporate and Transactions Department. He focuses his practice on advising businesses on all aspects of general corporate law, and has extensive mergers and acquisitions experience.

Rob regularly advises companies at all stages of their business life cycle, including entity formation, capital raises, financing, acquisitions, and dispositions. He is experienced in drafting and negotiating service agreements, shareholder agreements, and buy/sell agreements. In addition, Rob works closely with clients to develop and implement business succession plans.

Active in the community, Rob serves on the Municipal Broadband Committee for the Town of Milton.

During law school, Rob interned with the Hon. Allison D. Burroughs in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. In addition, he interned at a Boston commercial litigation law firm, the Office of House Counsel for the Massachusetts House of Representatives, and the Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General.

Prior to joining Nutter, Rob was a corporate law associate in the Boston office of a New England law firm. He also previously practiced corporate, tax, commercial real estate, and bankruptcy law at boutique New England commercial law firms.



  • Definiti

    Nutter served as legal counsel to Definiti, a private equity-backed, national leader in the retirement services industry, in connection with its acquisition of Wisconsin-based National Administration, Inc (NAI).

  • Fowler High Precision, Inc.

    Nutter served as legal counsel to Fowler High Precision, Inc., a specialty manufacturer and distributor of dimensional metrology tools, highly engineered systems, and calibration services, in connection with its recapitalization by Pfingsten Partners, LLC.

  • OpenClinica

    Nutter served as legal counsel to OpenClinica, an industry-leading clinical research solutions provider based in Waltham, MA, in connection with a strategic investment with Thompson Street Capital Partners.

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Speaking Engagements




  • The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch",  2024

Education & Admissions


Northeastern University School of Law, J.D.
University of Vermont, B.A., cum laude


  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • Rhode Island

In the Community

Rob serves on the Municipal Broadband Committee for the Town of Milton.


  • The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch",  2024
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