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Glenn M. Lyon is a member of Georgia Trend’s Legal Elite and an AV-rated business attorney specializing in providing legal services to small and medium-sized, privately-held businesses and start-up companies, including transactional services and commercial litigation. Mr. Lyon also handles corporate mergers and acquisitions of various small businesses, and also manages business contracts such as buy-sell agreements, franchise agreements, beta and licensing agreements, and employment/ independent contractor agreements. Mr. Lyon also has experience in alternate dispute resolution, both as a participant and as a mediator and arbitrator.


Before founding MacGregor Lyon, Mr. Lyon practiced commercial litigation at King & Spalding, LLP in Atlanta and was employed as general corporate counsel for Cedar Consulting Group, an international information technology consulting company based in the United Kingdom and nationally in Baltimore, Maryland.


Mr. Lyon attended Wake Forest University where he received a Bachelor of Arts in History and a minor in Psychology. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from Mercer University School of Law, where he graduated in the top of his class, was conferred The Faculty Award for Outstanding Achievement in Legal Writing and served as Vice President and co-founder of the Mercer Legal Aid Clinic.


Mr. Lyon is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and a former member of the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Bar Association, as well as the Past Chair of the SP/SF Section of the Atlanta Bar. He is also currently a board member of the International & Immigration Law Section of the Atlanta Bar, a member of the Intellectual Property and Business Law sections of the Georgia Bar, and a member of the Business and Finance section of the Atlanta Bar. In addition, Mr. Lyon is the Vice President and current member of the Board of Directors of the Soaring Owls Foundation, Inc.  He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of Georgia, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.  Mr. Lyon lives in Atlanta with his wife and two sons.


Practice areas


  1. Contracts: 20%
  2. LLC: 20%
  3. M & A: 20%
  4. Corporate: 20%
  5. Business: 20%



Hourly ($1/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Peter Edward Morgan

    Mr. Lyon gives consistently good and thoughtful advice on this forum and often goes the extra mile to include things the questioner may not have considered to ask.


    Peter Morgan Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John H. Baker

    Glenn is a superb attorney for matters relating to business law including contracts, employment contracts and issues, corporate formation, and transactional work. I refer business Clients to Glenn for advice with their legal matters because they have always come back satisfied with his diligence, experience, and professionalism. I highly endorse this lawyer.


    John Baker General practice Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

MacGregor Lyon, LLC

1230 Peachtree Street, NE
Suite 900
Atlanta, GA, 30309


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200207/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMacGregor Lyon, LLC2003 - Present
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Atlanta Bar AssociationMemberN/A
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Wake Forest UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A