Attorney Gregory Lyons
A Virginia attorney for more than 30 years, since joining Lichtenstein Law Group in January 2002, Greg has focused his civil practice on cases involving life-altering injuries and wrongful death, including matters of defective products, medical negligence, and auto and tractor-trailer crashes, in which clients have sustained serious and complex injuries (including burns and traumatic brain injuries) and damages (including lost earnings, loss of earning capacity, and the variety of losses that are suffered by the survivors/beneficiaries in wrongful death settings). Greg has also been deeply involved in many of the firm’s complex federal criminal defense matters.
Before joining Lichtenstein Law Group, Greg was a commercial litigator. He tried cases in state and federal courts in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and Ohio, and successfully argued appeals in the Virginia Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Greg’s cases included the successful defense of trade secret misappropriation and patent infringement claims, the reversal on appeal of a substantial lost profits award against his convenience-store chain client in a commercial trespass case, and obtaining and successfully defending on appeal summary judgment against the United States in an estate tax matter involving an unusual issue of (alleged) express or implied repeal of a statute’s effective date.
Greg serves his profession as a member of the Board of Governors of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, and as chair of the VTLA’s Products Liability section. Greg has served his community as a director, officer and President of the Roanoke Jaycees, a leadership training and community service organization. Greg serves his faith community as his church’s administrative lay leader, as a member of multiple committees, and as a member and Chair of the church’s Administrative Board. Greg is also a member of and soloist for several choral groups in his church.
Greg is a 1981 graduate of the University of Virginia, where he was an Echols Scholar. He is a 1984 graduate of the UVA School of Law, where he was chosen to serve as a Dillard Fellow (upperclass student instructor of first-year legal writing).
Greg is admitted to practice before the Virginia Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the United States District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Virginia, the United States Tax Court, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and all trial courts of Virginia. He has been admitted pro hac vice in state and federal trial courts in North Carolina, West Virginia and Ohio.