Kevin J. Lyons
Shareholder

Location: Milwaukee
T: 414.225.1402
F: 414.278.3602
111 E. Kilbourn Avenue, Suite 1400
Milwaukee, WI 53202-6613
Assistant: Lori Meyer
T: 414.225.7528

Education

  • J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame

Professional Activities

  • State Bar Treasurer
  • Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court; Circuit Courts of Appeal for the District of Columbia, 2nd Circuit, and 7th Circuit; Federal District Courts of the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin; and Wisconsin Supreme Court and all Wisconsin State Courts
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member, Policy Committee for the Board of Governors
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member, Board of Governors; Past Chair, Construction and Public Contract Law Section; Past Chair, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section; Past Chair, Section Leaders Council
  • Member, American and Seventh Circuit Bar Associations

Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers® in America - Arbitration and Mediation, Environmental Law, Construction Law, Litigation-Construction, Litigation-Environmental (2006-2015)
  • Best Lawyers® in America - Milwaukee, Arbitration "Lawyer of the Year" (2015)
  • M Magazine, Leading Lawyers (2014)
  • Best Lawyers® in America - Milwaukee, Litigation - Construction "Lawyer of the Year" (2014)
  • Listed as M Magazine Best Lawyers (2013)
  • Best Lawyers® in America - Milwaukee, Construction "Lawyer of the Year" (2013)
  • Martindale Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyer (2005, 2009-2013)

Kevin J. Lyons
Shareholder

Main Bio | Notable Representations | Leadership

Biography

Kevin helps private and public sector clients with environmental, construction and land use, commercial, and contract matters. He has handled cases in federal and state courts and before federal, state, and local administrative agencies including OSHA, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and local councils, boards, and commissions.

As an alternative to litigation, Kevin has mediated and arbitrated dozens of commercial, construction, and environmental disputes. Parties have included individuals, public and private businesses, governments, insurance companies, and professions including architects and engineers. Disputes have involved construction above and below ground; houses and commercial buildings; business contracts; insurance; environmental liability, remediation, and damages; and evidence and substantive and procedural law.

Kevin has worked with businesses ranging from family owned to Fortune 500 companies, and with a number of public agencies.

Representative Clients

  • CTI Systems, Inc.
  • Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
  • Neenah Menasha Sewerage Commission
  • Village of Elm Grove
  • Village of Combined Locks

Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers® in America - Arbitration and Mediation, Environmental Law, Construction Law, Litigation-Construction, Litigation-Environmental (2006-2015)
  • Best Lawyers® in America - Milwaukee, Arbitration "Lawyer of the Year" (2015)
  • M Magazine, Leading Lawyers (2014)
  • Best Lawyers® in America - Milwaukee, Litigation - Construction "Lawyer of the Year" (2014)
  • Listed as M Magazine Best Lawyers (2013)
  • Best Lawyers® in America - Milwaukee, Construction "Lawyer of the Year" (2013)
  • Martindale Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyer (2005, 2009-2013)

Education

  • J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame