Professor Lyons is an associate professor at Boston College Law School. He specializes in the areas of property, telecommunications and administrative law. Before joining the faculty, Professor Lyons practiced energy, telecommunications, and administrative law at the firm of Munger, Tolles and Olson in Los Angeles. He also clerked for the Judge Cynthia Holcomb Hall of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Professor Lyons has participated in rulemaking proceedings before both the Federal Communications Commission and the California Public Utilities Commission and has represented clients in federal and state litigation involving numerous regulatory issues. He has also spoken at workshops nationwide on the effects of technology convergence on telecommunications regulation.
- A.B., Harvard College
- J.D., Harvard Law School
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18th Annual Faculty Conference
The FCC derives its legal authority almost entirely from statutes that predate the Internet--primarily from...
SCOTUScast 4-29-15 featuring Daniel Lyons
On April 21, 2015, the Supreme Court decided Oneok, Inc. v. Learjet. The question in...
SCOTUScast 3-12-15 featuring Daniel Lyons
On January 12, 2015, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Oneok, Inc. v....
Telecommunications & Electronic Media Practice Group Podcast
After suffering two judicial setbacks already, most recently in the D.C. Circuit’s Verizon v. FCC...
SCOTUScast 08-03-11 featuring Daniel Lyons
On June 9, 2011, the Supreme Court announced its decision in Talk America Inc. v....