Lyons Recognized for Outstanding Pro Bono Work

Shook, Hardy & Bacon Of Counsel John Lyons has been awarded one of The New York Legal Aid Society’s 2016 Pro Bono Publico Awards for outstanding service to The Legal Aid Society and its clients. Lyons accepted the award alongside other volunteer lawyers and law firms on October 26 at the Prince George Ballroom in Manhattan, New York.

Lyons received this award for his representation of low-income residents of New York City during 2015 and 2016.  His other pro bono work has included representing individuals seeking asylum in the United States, representing the City of New York in civil litigation through the Corporation Counsel's Public Service Program, and reviewing case files for innocence projects.