John Michael Lyon 

Associate – New York
T.+1 212 504 6228
200 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10281 V-CARD

John Michael Lyon is an associate in Cadwalader’s Capital Markets Practice, focusing on residential, commercial and other asset-backed securities. He represents investment banks and financial institutions in their roles as issuers, underwriters, placement agents and loan sellers in both public and private offerings of collateralized loan obligations and mortgage-backed securities. In addition, he has been engaged in mortgage servicing rights sale transactions.

John Michael has been named by Super Lawyers as a New York Metro Rising Star every year since 2020.

John Michael received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School, and his Bachelor of Science in Finance, magna cum laude, from Palm Beach Atlantic University, where he was recognized as the Outstanding Finance Graduate of his class. He is admitted to practice in the state of New York.

John Michael Lyon 


  • New York


  • Palm Beach Atlantic University
    B.A., magna cum laude
  • University of Minnesota Law School
    J.D., cum laude