D. Trey Lynn

Associate || Phoenix

Trey Lynn represents employers in matters involving a wide range of labor and employment issues, including:

  • Discrimination and harassment
  • Wrongful termination
  • Retaliation
  • Wage and hour class and collective actions
  • Trade secrets and non-compete agreements
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Breach of employment contracts

Trey focuses his practice on litigation and has represented clients in various matters state and federal court, as well as in arbitration proceedings. He regularly represents employers in lawsuits and collective actions arising out of the Fair Labor Standards Act. He assists clients in matters involving claims of unpaid wages, unpaid overtime, and misclassification of employees. He has defended small local employers and large corporations involved in class and collective actions.

Trey also represents clients in litigation involving all forms of discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and discrimination based on sex, religion, national origin, and race. He handles actions arising out of claims for retaliation, wrongful termination, and breach of employment contracts. He strives to vigorously represent his clients’ interests while also assisting clients with making beneficial business decisions.

Additionally, Trey represents employers and business in actions involving the Americans with Disabilities Act. These include actions involving discrimination against individuals with disabilities and actions involving disability access to places of public accommodation under the ADA. He assists businesses with ensuring that they are in compliance with applicable ADA requirements.

Trey also counsels employers on a wide range of employment issues, including updating personnel policies and employee handbooks and providing opinions on proposed policies. He seeks to tailor employment policies to comply with relevant federal, state, and local laws while also promoting his client’s business needs. With a background in business and finance, Trey is able to understand clients’ business goals and assist them with implementing employment policies to help meet those goals.

During law school Trey served as judicial extern to the Honorable Cindy K. Jorgensen of the U.S. District Court, and as an intern with the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Pima County Attorney’s Office. He was a member of the school’s ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition Moot Court Team and received the school’s award for best appellate brief and awards for outstanding advocacy and outstanding performance in brief writing.

Learn more about D. Trey Lynn
  • Obtained class decertification in FLSA collective action against facilities management company.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of international airline in multiple cases involving claims of national origin discrimination, disability discrimination, and retaliation.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of financial services company in case involving claims of disparate treatment under the ADA.
  • Obtained ruling vacating default judgment against ride sharing company in wage garnishment case.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of employer in case involving claims of religious discrimination.
  • Obtained dismissal of multiple lawsuits by serial plaintiff against businesses for alleged violations of the disability access requirements of the ADA.
  • Obtained jury verdict in favor of client in online defamation case.
  • Obtained verdict in favor of client at trial in breach of contract case.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of client in defamation case.
  • Represented minority members of limited liability company in takeover of multi-million dollar agricultural operation.
  • Obtained arbitration award in favor of purchaser of a large propane business in lawsuit involving claims of fraud and negligent misrepresentation against the seller.
  • Defended a real estate investor in a collection action brought by a municipality; resulted in dismissal of the action and sanctions being imposed against the opposing party.
  • Defended a large technology company in a lawsuit alleging business defamation.


  • J.D., University of Arizona College of Law, 2010
  • B.S., Brigham Young University, 2006

Admittance to Practice

  • Arizona
  • New Mexico
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Professional Activities

  • Arizona Bar Association
  • Maricopa County Bar Association


  • Ogletree Deakins Seminar - "The Straight Dope on Prescription Drugs and Marijuana in the Workplace" - Scottsdale - October 26, 2018

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