William J. "Bill" Lynch is a lawyer who served for 12 years as chairman of the Rhode Island Democratic party. He was a candidate for Congress in the 1st District in 2010. A graduate of Brandeis University and Suffolk University law School, Lynch is married and has a son and a daughter.
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