Terrance P. Flynn
Terrance P. Flynn became a trustee in June 2012, after being nominated by Governor Andrew Cuomo and confirmed by the State Senate.
Mr. Flynn, the former Presidentially appointed United States Attorney for the Western District of New York, is a member of the firm of Harris Beach. He is the co-leader of its 12-office Government Compliance and Investigation Team, and a member of practice groups specializing in Business and Commercial Litigation, Insurance Litigation, E-Discovery and Product Liability.
For Harris Beach, Mr. Flynn advises Fortune 500 and other large privately held companies, on such matters as corporate compliance, internal investigations, commercial litigation, product liability, criminal investigations and personal injury litigation. Mr. Flynn serves as a federally-appointed Monitor over an international company with procurement compliance and regulatory issues.
Prior to joining Harris Beach, Mr. Flynn served as the United States Attorney from 2006 to 2009. He became the chief civil lawyer and criminal prosecutor for the United States and all of its agencies in the 17-county region of the Western District of New York, responsible for the overall civil affirmative enforcement, civil defense and criminal prosecution of approximately 4,200 cases.
Prior to his confirmation as the United States Attorney, Mr. Flynn was a trial partner who litigated and tried cases throughout New York State including the New York City metropolitan area.
Mr. Flynn is also an elected officer of the National Association of former United States Attorneys and an active volunteer with the Food Bank of Western New York.
Mr. Flynn received degrees in Accounting and Law from the University of Notre Dame and the University of Buffalo Law School, and has served as President of the University of Buffalo National Law School Alumni Association.