Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP (as of September 1, 2013, Lewis and Roca LLP) is pleased to announce that James M. Lyons has been selected as a "Lawyer of the Decade" by Law Week Colorado. A handful of Colorado lawyers were chosen by a selection panel that consisted of three current or past chairs of the Denver Bar Association's Seniors Committee.
The award recognizes lawyers who have demonstrated outstanding achievements in their chosen field of the legal profession and the community.
Mr. Lyons' area of practice is focused in complex business litigation and arbitration of all types, including corporate, securities and insurance law. Mr. Lyons has more than 35 years of courtroom and jury trial experience in state and federal courts. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He 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.
Mr. Lyons received his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law and his B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross, and he has an honorary doctorate from the University of Ulster.