Tim Lyons, a Partner with the firm, has a wide range of experience in general civil litigation, with an emphasis on business and commercial disputes in both the state and federal courts of New Jersey. His practice includes the prosecution of civil trials and appeals, administrative hearings, arbitrations, and participation in other select alternative dispute resolution programs.
Tim’s experience includes a wide range of civil and commercial specialty practice areas. He represents clients involved in commercial and business actions, as well as real estate liability cases. He counsels his clients for breach of contract claims and business torts, in general business and corporate contests and company divorces, including the enforcement and dissolution of restrictive covenants, as well as dissolution claims, and shareholder actions for corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies. His practice also includes the representation of corporate entities and individual clients in debtor/creditor claims and arbitrated matters.
Tim has been designated by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, an honor bestowed on less than 2% of attorneys in New Jersey. He has also been honored as a Lifetime Member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a national honorary organization of trial lawyers. The forum’s lifetime membership is limited to less than 1% of the lawyers in the United States.
Tim is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Special Committee on Business and Commercial Litigation as well as the Monmouth County Bar Association’s Civil Practice Committee. He is a past member of the Richard J. Hughes American Inns of Court for trial attorneys and has been appointed as a certified Arbitrator for the Superior Court of New Jersey and as a Mediator by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. He has served as an adjunct professor at Kean University for the instruction of advanced business courses in contract litigation, civil litigation, and business law. He has also lectured before various professional associations and college seminars on the issues of the procedures and trials of business litigation and trademark infringement suits.