Melissa Lyon is a skilled litigator and transactional attorney with a particular focus on the needs of clients in the energy and natural resources sector.
Staying true to her country-law roots, Melissa is distinguished by her work ethic, leadership, and her charisma, and she is consistently recognized by clients for her dedication to achieving successful resolutions.
In addition to assisting clients by preparing master service agreements and contracts concerning development, production, marketing, and transportation of crude oil and natural gas, she is an experienced litigator focusing on complex corporate and commercial litigation for oil and gas companies, including breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, piercing the corporate veil, and fraud and misrepresentation. She also handles a wide variety of civil litigation matters, including business torts, contracts, and real estate matters.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Melissa J. Lyon
Melissa J. Lyon was named a 2019 National Law Review Go-To Thought Leader for her thought leadership on Energy issues. Of special note are her articles chronicling energy bankruptcies and tribal law issues, but she can also be counted on to provide analysis of industry reports as well as highlights from important litigation in the field.