Joe Lyon opened the Lyon Firm in the fall of 2006 and established a national practice focused on pharmaceutical, medical device, complex personal injury, and toxic exposure litigation (asbestos, benzene, lead, glyphosate, radiation, and talc). Mr. Lyon has represented individuals in 42 multi-district product liability litigations. He was a member of a state bellwether trial team that obtained a seven-figure verdict during the Actos Litigation. Mr. Lyon has also obtained seven figure results in single event automotive product liability, medical malpractice, construction accidents, and auto dealership negligence cases. Finally, he has been appointed lead class counsel in multiple state and national class actions.
Mr. Lyon is a member of the National Trial Lawyers, American Association for Justice, and Attorneys Information Exchange Group, and has presented and published on mass tort topics at both local and national conventions.
Joe is rated a 10/10 by AVVO and has been selected as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer in Ohio by The National Trial Lawyer Association since 2009. Furthermore, his peers have selected him as a “Super Lawyer” in 2018 and 2019 and a “Rising Star” from 2012 to 2016. Joe has published and lectured locally and nationally on a variety of personal injury and mass tort issues. Joe is the past co-chair for the AAJ TRT Litigation Group and past chair for the Ohio Association for Justice Product Liability Section.
Chicago-Kent College of Law , Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, J.D. January 2003. Loyola University Maryland, B.A. Political Science (1999) Honors:
Wade v US Bank; Court appointed lead class counsel in Wade v U.S. Bank in a settlement on behalf of thousands of Ohio residents affected by improperly filed mortgage satisfactions.
In Re: Actos (Pioglitazone) Products Liability Litigation. Wisniewski v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals et al. (Case No. 120702272) Co-Counsel for bellwether trial in Philadelphia County. Jury awarded $2,340,000.00 in compensatory damages. (2014) Global settlement followed shortly after the verdict was announced.
MDL 2545 In Re: Testosterone Replacement Therapy Products Liability Litigation; Leadership appointed member of Plaintiffs’ Discovery Committee and assisting in document review and depositions preparation of key marketing witnesses.
MDL 2327 In Re: Ethicon, Inc. Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation: Leadership appointed member of Plaintiffs’ Discovery Committee and assisted the Plaintiffs Steering Committee in document review and coding for deposition and trial preparation.
MDL 1598 In Re: Ephedra Products Liability Litigation: Performed document review; assisted in 30(b)(6) depositions of Defendant GNC; assisted in preparing bellwether case for trial.
Lyon Firm files occupational injury lawsuit against GE Aviation on behalf of three GE employees who suffered from glioblastoma brain tumors and worked together at the GE Peebles testing facility. Radiation exposure is alleged to the cause of the common injuries.
NBC / Associated Press: Interview with Mr. Lyon Featured in Investigative Report on Stolen Body Part Scandal.
Mr. Lyon featured as lead counsel in Industrial lead paint case. on behalf of two children who suffered lead poisoning from secondary industrial exposure.
Lawyers & Settlements News: Mr. Lyon Interviewed on behalf of Testosterone Gel Patients.