Senior Associate

Christopher F. Lyon



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Christopher Lyon is a senior associate in WSHB’s New York and New Jersey offices practicing civil litigation in the areas of excess litigation, professional liability, and employment. Prior to joining the firm, Chris was an associate at a New York law firm where his practice focused on medical malpractice defense. He has experience representing hospitals, institutions, and individual health care providers in all stages of pre-trial litigation, including case development, legal research, fact investigation, motion support, and suit evaluation.

Previously, Chris interned with the Honorable Xavier Rodriguez of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, the Honorable Bruce Scheckowitz at the Kings County Housing Court, and the Honorable Judd J. Carhart at the Massachusetts Court of Appeals.

While in law school, Chris served on the Executive Board of the Boston University International Law Journal as Senior Articles Editor and represented the school in the national Sutherland Cup Moot Court Competition. Chris also represented a number of clients in need of legal assistance through Boston University’s Civil Litigation Program.

Chris is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.


Boston University School of Law (J.D., 2013)

The University of Texas at San Antonio (B.B.A., 2010)

Licensed to Practice in:

New York
New Jersey
Southern District of New York
Eastern District of New York
Western District of New York
United States Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit

Practice Areas

Professional Liability
  • Legal Malpractice & Trustee Claims
  • Accounting Malpractice, Fraud and Breach of Fiduciary Duty claims alleging violations of the Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) and General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Agent & Broker E & O Claims
  • Privacy & Data Breach Claims


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