Emily M. Lyons
Counsel Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment
With a passion for project management, Emily Lyons works with companies to manage 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 particular knowledge of and experience with complex government investigations and financial disputes, particularly in investigations and cases involving the False Claims Act and federal and state securities laws. Additionally, she advocates for clients in enforcement-related investigations and proceeds before the Securities and Exchange Commission. From health care fraud, corruption, and market manipulation to insider trading and accounting and disclosure fraud, Emily guides clients through the complex compliance environment with federal and state authorities.
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 Law Review.
- J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2009
- LL.M., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2009
- B.S., John Carroll University, cum laude, 2005
- District of Columbia
- Colorado Supreme Court
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
- U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
- Member, Colorado Bar Association
4 June 2020