Jack Lynch is a Partner and has served as Chess Ag’s Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel since April 2020. In this role, Jack is responsible for overseeing Chess Ag’s operations, investor relations and all legal matters relating to Chess Ag and its affiliates. Jack also serves on Chess Ag’s Investment Committee.
Prior to joining Chess Ag, Jack worked for Sithe Global Management, LLC, a Blackstone subsidiary that invested in and developed infrastructure projects in attractive markets around the world. At Sithe, Jack’s responsibilities included corporate and tax legal, operational and financial issues related to the investment in and development, operation and disposition of the company’s projects. Prior to his tenure at Sithe, Jack was a member of the tax group in the New York office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP where his practice included assisting real estate and other private equity funds on legal aspects of their business, including fund formation and operation, structuring, investor relations, acquisitions and dispositions.
Jack holds a JD from Columbia Law School and an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School. He received a BA from Middlebury College in Mathematics and History.