Glenn M. Lyon
Glenn M. Lyon is a member of Georgia Trend’s Legal Elite and an AV-rated business attorney specializing in providing legal services to small and medium-sized, privately-held businesses and start-up companies, including transactional services and commercial litigation. Mr. Lyon also handles corporate mergers and acquisitions of various small businesses, and also manages business contracts such as buy-sell agreements, franchise agreements, beta and licensing agreements, and employment/ independent contractor agreements. Mr. Lyon also has experience in alternate dispute resolution, both as a participant and as a mediator and arbitrator.
Before founding MacGregor Lyon, Mr. Lyon practiced commercial litigation at King & Spalding, LLP in Atlanta and was employed as general corporate counsel for Cedar Consulting Group, an international information technology consulting company based in the United Kingdom and nationally in Baltimore, Maryland.
Mr. Lyon attended Wake Forest University where he received a Bachelor of Arts in History and a minor in Psychology. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from Mercer University School of Law, where he graduated in the top of his class, was conferred The Faculty Award for Outstanding Achievement in Legal Writing and served as Vice President and co-founder of the Mercer Legal Aid Clinic.
Mr. Lyon is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and a former member of the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Bar Association, as well as the Past Chair of the SP/SF Section of the Atlanta Bar. He is also currently a board member of the International & Immigration Law Section of the Atlanta Bar, a member of the Intellectual Property and Business Law sections of the Georgia Bar, and a member of the Business and Finance section of the Atlanta Bar. In addition, Mr. Lyon is the Vice President and current member of the Board of Directors of the Soaring Owls Foundation, Inc. He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of Georgia, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Mr. Lyon lives in Atlanta with his wife and two sons.
Publications / CLE Presentations:
Why Should I Incorporate?
What Every Family Law Attorney Needs to Know about Business Law
Which Business Structure is Right for You?
Top 10 Legal Issues in Commercial Leases
LLC vs. S-Corporations - A Tax Comparison
Business Structures 101
The Sale of the Small Business
Liability and Corporate Documentation
Independent Contractor vs. Employee - A Legal Comparison