Joseph Lyon

The Lyon Firm
2754 Erie Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45208
513-381-2333
www.thelyonfirm.com/


Joe Lyon opened the Lyon Firm in the fall of 2006 and established a national practice focused on pharmaceutical, medical device, complex personal injury, and toxic exposure litigation (asbestos, benzene, lead, glyphosate, radiation, and talc). Mr. Lyon has represented individuals in 42 multi-district product liability litigations. He was a member of a state bellwether trial team that obtained a seven-figure verdict during the Actos Litigation. Mr. Lyon has also obtained seven figure results in single event automotive product liability, medical malpractice, construction accidents, and auto dealership negligence cases. Finally, he has been appointed lead class counsel in multiple state and national class actions.

Education
Chicago-Kent College of Law , Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, J.D. January 2003. Loyola University Maryland, B.A. Political Science (1999) Honors:

Federal Judicial Externship: United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Judge William Hibbler; (January 2001-September 2001)
Law Review: Member of Chicago-Kent Journal of International and Comparative Law
International Study:

Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium September, 1997-June 1998
St. Louis University, Madrid, Spain September 1998-December 1998

Bar Admissions
The Supreme Court of Ohio (2003)
United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (2005)
The Supreme Court of Kentucky (2011)
United States District Court of Colorado (2011)
United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (2012)
United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio (2013)
United States District Court for Eastern District of Kentucky (2014)
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (2014)
United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit (2015)
Pro Hac Vice Admissions
State of Illinois (Cook County)
New Jersey Superior Court
State of Minnesota (Hennepin County)
State of Rhode Island
United State District Court the Southern District of California
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
United States District Court District of Kansas
United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
United State District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
Unites States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana

Honors & Awards
Mr. Lyon is a member of the National Trial Lawyers, American Association for Justice, and Attorneys Information Exchange Group, and has presented and published on mass tort topics at both local and national conventions.

Joe is rated a 10/10 by AVVO and has been selected as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer in Ohio by The National Trial Lawyer Association since 2009. Furthermore, his peers have selected him as a “Super Lawyer” in 2018 and 2019 and a “Rising Star” from 2012 to 2016. Joe has published and lectured locally and nationally on a variety of personal injury and mass tort issues. Joe is the past co-chair for the AAJ TRT Litigation Group and past chair for the Ohio Association for Justice Product Liability Section.

Presentations & Publications
Mass Torts in State Court. OAJ Summer Convention, Columbus, OH (2017)
Managing Client Expectations. OAJ Summer Convention. Columbus, OH (2015)
“The Wheels of Justice”: Mass Torts in State Court. Ohio Association for Justice Product Liability Section Newsletter (2015)
Ethics of Mass Tort Marketing, AAJ Summer Convention (2014)
Case Selection and Criteria for Testosterone Replacement Therapy, AAJ Summer Convention (2014)
Low T: The Creation of a Disease: A Medical Literature Survey. Ohio Association for Justice Product Liability Section Newsletter (2014)
Specific Causation for Testosterone Replacement Therapy, AAJ JPML Mass Tort Update (2014)
Causes of Action for Testosterone Replacement Therapy, AAJ Seminar (2014)
Parallel Claims & Reporting Requirements: New Motivation for Drug Manufacturers to Give Adequate Warning. Ohio Association for Justice Product Liability Section Newsletter (2013)
Where to Begin Your Search for the Smoking Gun: Organizing Your Strategy and Informal Discovery. National Business Institute (2010)
Written Discovery Strategies. National Business Institute (2010)
A Separate Piece in Seeking Justice: Civil Themes and Skills in Public Defense. AAJ, Criminal Law Section, Vol. 16, No.2 Winter (2009)
The Weight of Expert Testimony. National Business Institute (2009)
Punitive Damages: Current Trends and Strategies. National Business Institute (2009)
Jury Selection: Your First Trial. Northern Kentucky College of Law (2009)
Utilizing ATLA Resources for Law Students. University of Cincinnati College of Law (2003)