Christopher J. Lyon | Partner

Admissions & Memberships

United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
United States District Court, District of Maryland

Bar Association of Baltimore City

  • Special Committee, “Courting Art” Project for the District Court of Maryland, Baltimore City
  • Volunteer Docent, Museum of Baltimore Legal History, Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. Courthouse
  • Public Service Committee
  • Mentor for elementary/middle school students
  • Volunteer, Annual Holiday Party for Children Living in Shelters

Defense Research Institute

  • Intellectual Property Litigation Committee
  • Commercial Litigation Committee

Federal Bar Association, Maryland Chapter

  • Board of Directors, 2018 - 
  • Co-Chair of Golf Committee

Maryland Defense Counsel

  • Sponsorship Committee, Chair

Serjeants’ Inn Law Club

  • Buck Serjeant (2017-18)


University of Maryland, College Park (B.A., History)
University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law (J.D., cum laude)
The Business Lawyer, Associate Articles Editor

Awards & Recognitions

Martindale  Hubbell AV Preeminent® rating
Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow (2018)
International Association of Defense Counsel, Trial Academy Certificate, 2006
Maryland Rising Star (Super Lawyers), 2010-2018


Mr. Lyon is a board member of the Guilford Association, Inc., a neighborhood association that works to preserve the unique quality of Baltimore’s Guilford neighborhood.  Mr. Lyon serves as co-chair of the Safety Committee.