Allyson E. Lynch

Allyson E.

Lynch

Government Relations Advisor

Overview

Ally is a member of Butler Snow’s Regulatory and Government group, serving as a Government Relations Advisor. 

Experience

  • Ally has extensive state clerkship experience, having served as senior law clerk to the late Justice Cornelia A. Clark, and law clerk to Chief Justice Roger A. Page and, most recently, Justice Jeffrey S. Bivins. 
  • During her time at the Tennessee Supreme Court, Ally gained valuable experience in all aspects of the appellate process and honed her legal research and writing skills, drafting opinions on various criminal and civil matters including health care liability, education law, and constitutional law.  
  • While in law school, Ally served as a government relations intern at a Washington, D.C., government relations and communications firm.
  • Prior to law school, she served as the founding communications and special projects manager at a Nashville charter school where she was the organization’s advocate on policy issues impacting charter schools, public education, and the school’s students and families.

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2019

Education

  • Belmont University, J.D., cum laude, 2019
    • Published in Volume VI, Issue I of Belmont Law Review
    • Belmont Law Review, Submissions & Transcripts Editor
    • Belmont Board of Advocates, President
    • Recipient of the Scribes, The American Society of Legal Writers, 2020 Brief Writing Award
    • Regional Champion Advocate, American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition, 2019
    • Advocate, New York City Bar National Moot Court Competition Team, 2017
    • Best Performance Awards: Constitutional Law; Government Relations Practicum; Family Law
    • Research and Teacher’s Assistant to Professor Abbie DeBlasis
  • Middle Tennessee State University, B.S., Political Science, 2014
  • Clerkship, The Honorable Chief Justice Roger A. Page, Tennessee Supreme Court, 2021
  • Clerkship, The Honorable Justice Jeffrey S. Bivins, Tennessee Supreme Court, 2021-2022
  • Clerkship, The Honorable Justice Cornelia A. Clark, Tennessee Supreme Court, 2019-2021

Associations

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Lawyers’ Association for Women, Marion Griffin Chapter

Papers, Presentations & Publications

  • Allyson Lynch, Note, Undefined: A Call to Recognize, and Advocate for, Long-Term English Learners, 6 Belmont L. Rev. 210 (2018).

Allyson E.

Lynch

Overview

Ally is a member of Butler Snow’s Regulatory and Government group, serving as a Government Relations Advisor. 

Experience

  • Ally has extensive state clerkship experience, having served as senior law clerk to the late Justice Cornelia A. Clark, and law clerk to Chief Justice Roger A. Page and, most recently, Justice Jeffrey S. Bivins. 
  • During her time at the Tennessee Supreme Court, Ally gained valuable experience in all aspects of the appellate process and honed her legal research and writing skills, drafting opinions on various criminal and civil matters including health care liability, education law, and constitutional law.  
  • While in law school, Ally served as a government relations intern at a Washington, D.C., government relations and communications firm.
  • Prior to law school, she served as the founding communications and special projects manager at a Nashville charter school where she was the organization’s advocate on policy issues impacting charter schools, public education, and the school’s students and families.

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2019

Education

  • Belmont University, J.D., cum laude, 2019
    • Published in Volume VI, Issue I of Belmont Law Review
    • Belmont Law Review, Submissions & Transcripts Editor
    • Belmont Board of Advocates, President
    • Recipient of the Scribes, The American Society of Legal Writers, 2020 Brief Writing Award
    • Regional Champion Advocate, American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition, 2019
    • Advocate, New York City Bar National Moot Court Competition Team, 2017
    • Best Performance Awards: Constitutional Law; Government Relations Practicum; Family Law
    • Research and Teacher’s Assistant to Professor Abbie DeBlasis
  • Middle Tennessee State University, B.S., Political Science, 2014
  • Clerkship, The Honorable Chief Justice Roger A. Page, Tennessee Supreme Court, 2021
  • Clerkship, The Honorable Justice Jeffrey S. Bivins, Tennessee Supreme Court, 2021-2022
  • Clerkship, The Honorable Justice Cornelia A. Clark, Tennessee Supreme Court, 2019-2021

Associations

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Lawyers’ Association for Women, Marion Griffin Chapter

Papers, Presentations & Publications

  • Allyson Lynch, Note, Undefined: A Call to Recognize, and Advocate for, Long-Term English Learners, 6 Belmont L. Rev. 210 (2018).