V. Frederic LyonMember
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With over 35 years of experience, Fred Lyon is recognized both nationally and regionally for significant expertise in the practice of construction and energy law. Constructing solutions for his clients with an innovative approach, his principal emphasis is in creative project delivery, mediation, and alternative dispute resolution.
90% of his practice is related to construction and complex commercial disputes.Projects include power plants, stadiums, rail systems, hospitals, schools, commercial and industrial facilities. Clients include owners, designers, contractors, subcontractors, sureties and suppliers. Mr. Lyon has litigated, arbitrated and mediated numerous disputes in the construction industry, with real time resolution of disputes as his primary focus.
• Duke University, A.B. History
• University of Virginia School of Law, J.D.
• Rollins College, Master of Liberal Studies
• Harvard Law School Negotiating Project
• American Arbitration Association Mediator Training
• Duke University Law School, Private Adjudication Center, Certified Mediator Training
• Center of Dispute Resolution, Washington D. C., Advanced Mediator Training
• US Navy Officer
• Judicial clerkship, US Court of Claims, Washington, D.C.
• Private Practice, Washington, D.C.
• Private Practice, Florida
Professional Affiliations, Memberships and Honors
Member, D.C., Virginia, Maryland, and Florida bars
Member, American Bar Association Forum Committee on the Construction Industry;
Section on Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Public Contracts, Public Utility
Admitted: U.S. Court of Federal Claims; U.S. District Court, District of Columbia;
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia;
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit; U.S. District Court Maryland;
U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit;
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Member, World Generation – Outstanding Energy Industry Leaders, Class of 2003
Outstanding Instructor, Turner Construction Minority Contracting Course, 2000
AV rating, Martindale Hubbell
Chambers Outstanding Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America, 2004-present
Super Lawyers, 2005-present
Mr. Lyon is a frequent speaker to construction and industry groups, including the Southeastern Electric Exchange, Forbes Magazine, Edison Electric Institute, Florida Construction User’s Roundtable, Coal-Gen, American Boiler Manufacturers Association, PowerGen, and the Association of Edison Illuminating Companies.