Lynn McHale Fitzpatrick is a principal of the law firm of Franklin & Prokopik, where she is resident in the firm’s Herndon, Virginia office. She concentrates her practice in the area of civil litigation, especially the defense of state workers’ compensation cases.
During law school, Lynn completed internships with Rappahannock Legal Services and the National Senior Citizens Law Center. Prior to joining Franklin & Prokopik, Ms. Fitzpatrick served as law clerk to the Honorable Thomas A. Fortkort (retired) of the 19th Judicial Circuit of Virginia. She also worked six years in private practice as a defense attorney.
Lynn is currently a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys and the National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network. Ms. Fitzpatrick has lectured extensively on issues of law and procedure involving workers’ compensation issues. She is admitted to practice before all state courts in the Commonwealth of Virginia as well as the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.