3rd International Lawyers’ Photography Awards: Photo from Desmond Lyons Partner at Lyons McGovern LLP in New York

Photo from Desmond C.B. Lyons

Founding Partner

Lyons McGovern LLP

New York


Thanks to Desmond Lyons, Founding Partner at Lyons McGovern LLP in New York, for entering the above photo in our 3rd International Lawyers’ Photography Awards.  Des’s photo was taken in beautiful Connemara, Galway, Ireland.

If you are a lawyer and have a travel photo, I’d love to see it.   You could end up winning our top prize of a:

2 x night stay (+ dinner for 2 on one evening) in Vivenda Miranda – a luxury boutique cliff-top hotel in the Algarve, Portugal.

The Winners of our 3rd Annual Lawyers’ Photography Competition will be announced at our General Counsel Summit in London hosted in the impressive Auditorium at the global law firm:

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

I look forward to seeing your travel snap.


About Desmond C.B. Lyons

Founding Partner

Lyons McGovern LLP

New York

A founding partner of the firm, Mr. Lyons has more than 20 years experience representing municipal entities, businesses, individuals, high growth companies, finance professionals, and high net worth individuals; adding value, protecting their assets and helping them preserve their rights. Mr. Lyons has litigated matters for the firm’s clients in venues throughout the tri-state area, including: Federal and State Courts, administrative tribunals and arbitration panels in a number of areas including: municipal defense, commercial litigation; employment law; shareholder disputes; corporate dissolution; negligence defense; insurance coverage issues; and criminal defense.

Mr. Lyons is a member of the Federal Magistrate Merit Selection Panel of the Southern District of New York, the Chair of the Federal Bar Council, Westchester Committee, the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association; and the Westchester County Bar Association. Mr. Lyons is a Court appointed Mediator and Hearing Officer in the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Westchester County.

Mr. Lyons serves as a Director of Sunnyside Bancorp, Inc., a publicly traded community bank. An active supporter of the Inner City Scholarship Fund, Mr. Lyons serves on Lawyer’s Committee for the Inner City Scholarship Fund, was formerly on the Advisory Board of St. Angela Merici School in the Bronx and is Past Chairman of the Advisory Board of Immaculate Conception School in Irvington.

Mr. Lyons is also active in a variety of business and trade related organizations such as: The Ireland-U.S. Council for Commerce and Industry, the Ireland Chamber of Commerce in the United States, the Irish International Business Network, the Westchester County Association and the Irish Technology Leadership Group.

In December of 2009, Mr. Lyons was selected as an honoree in the Irish Echo’s 2009 Top Law & Order edition. Additionally, Mr. Lyons has been an occasional Legal Commentator on the FOX News Channel and a Legal Analyst on WFAS News Radio.

Mr. Lyons resides in Irvington with his wife Kerry and their five children.

3rd International Lawyers’ Photography Awards

Theme:  Travel

Now open to all lawyers to enter a travel photo. 

Our competition closes on 30 September 2018

Please email your travel photo to:


Photo credit: Michael Friedman
Photo credit: Michael Friedman of Kobre & Kim in New York. Michael won 2nd prize in our 2nd International Lawyers’ Photography Awards


Luxury boutique cliff-top hotel in the Algarve, Portugal:

2 x night stay in Hotel Vivenda Miranda, Lagos, Algarve, Portugal



I’m excited about our two upcoming General Counsel Summits in London and Dublin.


More details are on this link – please click HERE.


More details are on this link – please click HERE.

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