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John K Lyons

Chicago, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Bankruptcy/Restructuring
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John Lyons primarily acts for debtors and trustees in Chapter 11 and distressed M&A. He often handles cross-border matters.
"He is easy to work with and gets deals done in a creative way." "He is very practical, energetic and creative."
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Restructuring; Industrials

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John K. Lyons represents major US and global corporations, committees, lenders and boards of directors in complex business reorganizations, acquisitions and divestitures, typically in distressed situations, in a broad variety of industries.

John has served as counsel in many significant business reorganizations. He also has represented companies in numerous other high-profile chapter 11 cases across many business sectors.

In 2019, John was appointed to the State Universities Retirement System Board of Trustees (SURS). SURS administers retirement plans for employees and retirees that work or have worked in the Illinois higher education system, including the state universities and community colleges, serving more than 232,000 beneficiaries and managing over US$19 billion in assets.

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J.D., Villanova University School of Law 1989; B.S., School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University 1986

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John K Lyons

DLA Piper LLP (US)

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444 W. Lake Street

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IL 60606-0089

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