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Geoffrey Lyon | Long Beach Employment Lawyer

Geoffrey Lyon Lawyer

Geoffrey Cleveland Lyon

Employee Rights, Labor Law, Whistleblower, Mediation, State Appellate Practice, Wrongful Termination, Arbitration, Litigation, Employment

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Representing employees against employers in claims for wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, assault & battery; whistleblower retaliation. Handle claims of retaliation for taking disability or medical leave, workers' compensation leave or family-medical leave, or denial of such leave.

Harassment and discrimination claims are often based on sex, race, national origin, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy, religion, medical condition and other protected classifications. Adverse job actions based on discrimination may include excessive and unfair criticism, removal of responsibilities, fewer hours, transfers or assignments with less opportunity or income, assignment to menial or dirty tasks, demotion, denial of promotion, or simply termination.

The firm also handles claims for unpaid overtime, denial of lunch and rest breaks.

We handle all aspects of litigation including trial, arbitration, mediation and settlement in all state and federal courts in California and before the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) and the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Also represent independent contractors and managers with discrimination claims against their employers.

Attorney Geoffrey Lyon has over 25 years' courtroom experience. He has litigated hundreds of cases in state and federal court collectively resulting in well over $15 million in verdicts and settlements. Attorney Lyon has handled dozens of trials, including jury trials, as well as arbitrations, hundreds of court appearances and mediations, and thousands of depositions.  He has argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth and Ninth Circuits and the California Court of Appeal. He was a candidate for State Assembly in 2004. Lyon is married with three children.

Collectively, the firm's employee-clients have sued dozens of Fortune 500 companies in numerous industries including aerospace, entertainment, defense, broadcasting, real estate, construction, advertising, automotive, sales, service, banking, mortgage, and many other industries. Representative public entities sued by clients of the firm include the City and County of Los Angeles, school districts and numerous city, county and government agencies.

Nothing herein is intended to be a prediction, guaranty or estimate regarding the outcome of your case or any particular matter.

Position Organization Location Duration
President and Owner Lyon Law PC Long Beach, CA Present
School Degree Major Graduation
University of Minnesota Law School JD Law School 1985
University of Massachusetts BA N/A 1982
State / Court Date
California 1987
9th Circuit N/A
U.S. District Court Central District of California N/A
U.S. District Court Eastern District of California N/A
U.S. District Court Eastern District of California N/A
U.S. District Court Southern District of California N/A
  • California Employment Lawyers Association
    National Employment Lawyers Association
    Los Angeles County Bar Association
    Beverly Hills Bar Association
    Long Beach Bar Association
    Burbank Bar Association
    San Fernando Valley Bar Association
    Orange County Bar Association
    American Association for Justice
    American Bar Association
  • Lam v. Ngo (91 Cal. App. 4th 832 2001)

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(1987) Licensed as Attorney in California. Verified with California Bar Association. June 17, 2016

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CA State Lawyer Additional Information: Status History: 12/11/1987 Admitted to The State Bar of California District: District 2

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Update Date:2016-06-10


400 Oceangate
Long Beach, CA 90802

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