Amy K. Lyon

Amy Lyon

Overview

Amy Lyon focuses her practice on complex civil litigation, representing corporate and institutional clients in a range of business litigation matters. She also has experience in international human rights law and federal Indian law. Amy frequently drafts legal memoranda and motions and attends conferences and hearings.

Amy received her J.D., cum laude, from Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, where she served as editor of the Drexel Law Review. While at Drexel, Amy worked as a judicial intern for the Hon. C. Darnell Jones II of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She also worked as a student attorney for the Stern Community Lawyering Clinic as well as a legal fellow for Amnesty International USA. Amy was a member of the summer associate program at Stradley Ronon.

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Credentials

Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
Education
  • J.D., cum laude, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
  • B.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Memberships

  • National LGBTQ+ Bar Association
  • American Society of International Law
  • Stradley Ronon Diversity Committee 

Recognition

  • Faculty Award for Outstanding Achievements in Experiential Education, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
  • Pro Bono Service Honors, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
  • UNC Chapel Hill Buckley Public Service Scholar
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In The Community

Amy is committed to pro bono work, focusing her efforts on the high rates of sexual violence against Native American and Alaska Native women within the U.S. While in law school, Amy published her law review note titled Sovereign Injustice: Why Now Is the Time to Grant Tribal Nations True Autonomy in Criminal Prosecutions. Amy is currently working with Amnesty International on a report that will highlight the issue of violence against Native women in the U.S and hopefully lead to legislative reform.
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