The Best Lawyers in America

Dallas Trial Lawyer Michael Lyons Earns Best Lawyers in America Recognition

Lyons & Simmons co-founder honored for his commercial litigation practice

DALLAS – Attorney Michael Lyons, co-founder of the Texas-based trial firm Lyons & Simmons, has earned selection to the 2019 listing of The Best Lawyers in America for his commercial litigation work.

“Throughout my career, my singular focus has been on achieving the best result possible for my clients,” said Mr. Lyons. “Being supported by my peers for Best Lawyers in America confirms that commitment.”

A tenacious trial lawyer representing both plaintiffs and defendants in complex civil litigation, Mr. Lyons is known for his aggressive, efficient use of innovative strategies designed around the unique facts of each case. Individuals, small businesses and Fortune 1000 corporations rely on his representation in matters involving wrongful death, personal injury, products liability and complex “bet-the-company” business litigation.

No stranger to high-profile litigation, Mr. Lyons is a member of the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums. He also has earned recognition as a Lifetime Achievement member of America’s Top 100 Attorneys for Texas and in 2017 was named among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators for North Texas.

In addition to his selection to the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America guide, Mr. Lyons has consistently earned recognition on the Texas Super Lawyers list. In addition, he has been recognized multiple times on D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas list for both personal injury and business litigation.

The Best Lawyers in America is the oldest and one of the most respected legal guides in the nation. Selection is based on the results of peer-review surveys relying on confidential evaluations by lawyers within a specific practice area. For more information, visit

Lyons & Simmons, LLP, has offices in Dallas and Houston and maintains a reputation as one of the state’s premier trial boutique firms. Its lawyers routinely handle high-stakes litigation of all kinds, including matters involving personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, business disputes, professional liability, real estate, securities, and construction.

    Lyons & Simmons quickly became the glue that held our family together.

    “Lyons & Simmons quickly became the glue that held our family together.”

    - Kelsy
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    “They handled my case with such professionalism that I was very much at ease. I didn’t feel like just a case number or just another client. They were very family oriented which made me feel that they put my family first.”

    - Dianna W.
    Instrumental in Resolving Matters!

    “Michael Lyons, Chris Simmons, and the entire team at Lyons & Simmons have been instrumental in resolving matters over the years with the utmost expertise, professionalism, responsiveness, and care leading to results in my best interest.”

    - Cade M.
    We Are Forever Grateful!

    “Mike Lyons and his team were amazing to work with! He brought us such a great amount of hope in the midst of a difficult situation.”

    - Chelsie H.
    Brilliant Strategist and a Fearless Fighter for Justice

    “Mr. Lyons's predictions regarding the outcome of my case and the timeline were spot on. I was never misled or put on the back burner. He always responded to my questions in a very clear and honest way. He comes highly recommended!”

    - Amy B.

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