Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP is proud to announce that James M. Lyons was named the 2014 “Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorney of the Year” in Colorado by Corporate INTL magazine.
The Corporate INTL Global Legal Awards recognize the world’s leading legal teams and individuals who stand out as experts in their field and who provide outstanding service to clients. Winners are selected through a rigorous process that includes nomination forms that are sent to business leaders, investors, and advisers throughout the world; an in-depth review by an independent panel; and detailed research focusing on expertise, service range, business type, and geographical location.
Lyons focuses his practice on complex business litigation mediation and arbitration of all types, including corporate, securities and insurance law. He has more than 40 years of courtroom and jury trial experience in state and federal courts.
In the past five years, Lyons has served as a sole arbitrator or arbitration panel chair or member in more than 25 domestic and international matters, including disputes over intellectual property, royalties, commissions and other distributions, as well as insurance coverages, shareholder rights and claims and real estate development interests. He has also served as a court-appointed mediator and has been selected by the AAA and by counsel for private litigants facing imminent trial.
Lyons also has extensive government relations and international trade and diplomatic experience from his work in Ireland and the United Kingdom as Special Advisor to the President, and Secretary of State for Economic Initiatives in Northern Ireland and the border counties of the Republic of Ireland.