"Mike is a skilled attorney who works well with everyone around him," said Tom Turner, Managing Partner. "I'm confident he will do a great job in this important leadership role."
“I am extremely honored by the firm's confidence in my ability to lead such an impressive group of attorneys,” said Lyon. “Procopio has a platform that gives clients the broad range of quality services they expect and deserve. As the group’s leader, I will continue to uphold this reputation and further strengthen the capabilities of our entire team."
Lyon has been practicing real estate and finance law in San Diego since 1982 and currently works in Procopio’s Carlsbad office. His work encompasses a wide range of real estate transactional matters, with an emphasis on mezzanine lending and other real estate financing, acquisitions and sales, development projects, joint venture formation and other equity investments. Lyon received his bachelor’s degree in economics (with honors) and law degree from the University of California at Davis, where he served as an editor of its law review, and was previously a principal at Hilding Kipnis Lyon & Kelly. Lyon also serves as legal counsel to Temple Solel, Encinitas, on a pro bono basis.