Edward C. Lyons

Professor of Law

(405) 208-6801

Income Tax

B.A., University of San Francisco
M.A., University of St. Thomas
J.D., Notre Dame
Ph.D., University of St. Thomas

Office Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. or by appointment.

Professor Lyons joined the faculty of Oklahoma City University School of Law from Notre Dame Law School where he held an appointment as a visiting scholar for the 2010-11 academic year. Prior to that, he taught a variety of courses at Michigan State University College of Law, including Basic Taxation, Tax Policy, Torts, Tort Theory, and Complex Litigation.

Before entering academia in 2001, Professor Lyons held a clerkship with Judge Edward Leavy of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Later, he was an associate in the San Francisco office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, and Flom. His litigation practice involved tax, securities fraud, mass torts, products liability, insurance coverage, and communications law. In addition to his Juris Doctorate, Professor Lyons holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy. Much of his scholarship has focused on interdisciplinary issues in law and philosophy.