Professor Lyons specializes in the areas of property, telecommunications and administrative law. He has participated in rulemaking proceedings before both the Federal Communications Commission and the California Public Utilities Commission, and has spoken at workshops nationwide on the effects of technology convergence on telecommunications regulation. 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 is a frequent contributor to several blogs focusing on the intersection of law and technology, including TechPolicyDaily.com. He has spoken at workshops nationwide on net neutrality, Internet regulation, and the effects of technology convergence on telecommunications law. His insight has been utilized by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, CNBC, Forbes, Boston Globe, and Bloomberg Radio, among other media entities.