Mesquite, TX (PRWEB) February 15, 2006
Dallas area trial attorney Ted B. Lyon has been elected as a fellow to the American Bar Foundation. The Fellows to the American Bar Association is a preeminent group of attorneys in the United States. Membership is limited to one third of one percent of the lawyers in the United States.
The American Bar Foundation stated that it selected Ted B. Lyon because he is a leader in the legal profession.
The American Bar Foundation was founded in 1952 by the American Bar Association and is now recognized as the premier sociolegal research institute in the country. The American Bar Foundation boasts a world renowned research facility and among its members are such notables as James Hickman, 2000 Noble Peace prize winner in Economic Sciences.
About Ted Lyon & Associates, P.C.:
Over his 30 year career as a trial attorney, Ted Lyon has handled many cases involving environmental contamination on behalf of water providers and individuals. Contaminates of concern include MTBE, TCE, PCE, PBDE, Benzene, Lead, perchlorate and other chemicals that threaten the health and property of municipalities, individuals and other water providers.
In addition, Mr. Lyon has achieved verdicts and settlements in excess of $400,000,000. Mr. Lyon twice achieved the largest verdict in the nation for the loss of a child, including the landmark $296 million verdict in the Smalley v. Koch Industries case that earned national recognition and was noted in the National Law Journal and the National Law Review as the fifth largest verdict nationwide and the largest single wrongful death verdict, in actual damages, in United States history.
Mr. Lyon also served 15 years in the Texas legislature and was honored on multiple occasions for his legislative achievements. Mr. Lyon currently serves as the President of the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association and is actively litigating cases across the United States. For more information, call 800-882-5813.