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Marc P. Lyons


Who is Marc?

“Florida Legal Elite”, ”Super Lawyer” and “AV® Preeminent Rated” attorney Marc P. Lyons chairs the Personal Injury Division at Lyons, Snyder & Collin, P.A.

Prior to founding Lyons, Snyder & Collin, P.A., Mr. Lyons was a founding and managing partner at the Lyons Snyder Law Group, P.A. In addition, Mr. Lyons served as a Prosecutor in Broward County, Florida where he earned a reputation for trial excellence in cases ranging from Driving While Under the Influence and Possession of Cocaine to Attempted First Degree Murder and Armed Drug Trafficking. During his tenure at the State Attorney’s Office, Mr. Lyons was promoted to the Economic Crime Unit where he was responsible for filing, investigating and prosecuting some of the most complex white collar and/or financial crimes in Broward County.

At Lyons, Snyder & Collin, P.A., Mr. Lyons aggressively litigates all personal injury matters, including auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, cycling accidents, slip and falls, trip and falls, premise liability, and bad faith insurance claims. Mr. Lyons has obtained lucrative financial settlements for professionals and athletes injured by the negligence of others. Mr. Lyons is frequently featured as a analyst for CNN and HLN on a variety of legal issues, including personal injury and criminal defense.

An overview of Marc’s career

In 2014, the South Florida Legal Guide selected Marc P. Lyons as a “Top Up and Comer” in the field of personal injury in their annual publication of the best lawyers in South Florida.

In 2014, Super Lawyers magazine recognized Marc P. Lyons as a “Rising Star“. The Super Lawyers selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Only up to 2.5% of all attorneys in Florida are designated “Rising Stars.”

In 2013, ALM and Martindale-Hubble recognized Mr. Lyons as a Top Rated Personal Injury Lawyer as published in the Daily Business Review.

In 2012 and 2013, Super Lawyers magazine recognized Mr. Lyons as a “Rising Star“ in the field of personal injury. The Super Lawyers selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Only up to 2.5% of all attorneys in Florida are designated “Rising Stars.”

In 2012 and 2013, Mr. Lyons received an “AV® Preeminent Rating” by Martindale Hubbell. An AV® certification rating is the highest rating provided by Martindale-Hubbell – a testament to the fact that Mr. Lyons’ peers rank Mr. Lyons at the highest level of ethical standards and legal ability, based on legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability, and legal experience.

In 2012, the Wall Street Journal and Miami Magazine listed Marc P. Lyons as a “Top Young Attorney in Florida” as selected by peer recognition and professional achievement.
In 2011, Mr. Lyons was recognized by Florida Trend magazine as “Florida Legal Elite: Top Up and Comer“. This prestigious designation, selected by other lawyers in Broward County, is awarded upon approximately 2% of all attorneys each year.

LITIGATION PERCENTAGE

100%

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2006

Education

  • Stetson University College of Law, Saint Petersburg, Florida, 2004
    - Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 2001
    - Bachelor of Arts, History

Associations & Memberships

  • Florida Bar YLD Board of Governors (2009–present)
  • Board of Advisors for the L.E.A.D. Organization (2008-present)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (feature presenter 2012 conference)
  • Broward County Criminal Defense Attorneys Association
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce
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