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Emily M. Lyons

Senior Associate

Emily M. Lyons

With a passion for project management, Emily Lyons manages and sees complicated matters from the investigation stage through to their ultimate resolution.

She handles cases, both in the United States and abroad, that require advocacy to the government, arbitration, and litigation and involve electronic document management, various pleadings and motions, depositions, settlement negotiations, trial and hearing preparation, and appeals.

Emily has a keen interest in complex government investigations and financial disputes, particularly in investigations and cases involving the False Claims Act and federal and state securities laws.

Emily's experience prior to law school complements her current practice. She majored in accounting as an undergrad and went on to pass all sections of the CPA exam. Emily also holds an LLM in Taxation. During law school, Emily was an intern at the SEC and a staff editor on the University of Denver's law review.

Representative Experience

Representing a subsidiary of a public company as the lead associate in a False Claims Act qui tam investigation and lawsuit.

Represented a major international automotive company in an ICC arbitration against another international automotive company.

Representing public and private companies in conducting internal investigations in response to inquiries from federal prosecutors and regulators.

Participated in the mediation and settlement of a case involving a breach of a contract for a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority-regulated entity.

Represented public companies in SEC inquiries and investigations concerning alleged securities fraud.

Obtained a declination from the United States in a whistleblower suit for a leading medical equipment manufacturer.

Education and admissions


  • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2009
  • LL.M., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2009
  • B.S., cum laude, John Carroll University, 2005


  • Member, Colorado Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • Colorado

Court admissions

  • Colorado Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
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