Tricia R. Lyons

Associate 212 335 2978

Tricia is a litigator whose practice focuses on government investigations, monitorships, and regulatory compliance. She represents corporations in both civil and criminal investigations and advises financial institutions and companies on anti-money laundering, anti-bribery, and sanctions compliance. Tricia has worked on a number of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations, including cases involving allegations of bribes and kickback schemes in exchange for licenses and permits issued by foreign government entities or contracts with state-owned entities. She frequently handles matters investigated or brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the N.Y. Department of Financial Services, and other law enforcement authorities.

Prior to joining Walden Macht & Haran, Tricia worked in the litigation department of a prominent New York-based international law firm. Tricia also worked for three years (2014-2017) on the team of an independent monitor to oversee an automotive company’s compliance with its obligations under the deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the U.S. Department of Justice. In this role, she reviewed the company’s compliance with safety regulations and procedures and recommended process improvements for enhanced performance.

Tricia maintains an active pro bono practice and has represented clients in matters involving domestic violence and labor trafficking.

Tricia is a magna cum laude graduate of Brooklyn Law School, where she was an Articles Editor on the Brooklyn Law Review. During law school, Tricia served as an intern to Magistrate Judge Ramon E. Reyes, Jr. in the Eastern District of New York. She is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Education
Brooklyn Law School, J.D. (2014)
University of Delaware, B.S. (2008)

Bar Admissions
New York