Daniel C. Lyon


About Daniel

Daniel provides passionate, comprehensive legal direction—taking each client’s unique situation into consideration. He practices in the areas of employment and family law with a focus in litigation. Daniel also practices criminal law, ranging from impaired driving to drug-related offenses.

While at Elon University School of Law, he served as Student Bar Association President and a member of the Public Interest Law Society. Prior to joining EMP Law, Daniel served as an assistant public defender with the Mecklenburg County Public Defender’s office. He currently serves as chapter editor of the Sixth edition of the North Carolina Prima Facie Torts Manual.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Criminal Defense


  • North Carolina Bar
  • Elon University School of Law, J.D.
  • Elon University, B.A.


  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association – Mecklenburg County Family Law Section, Mecklenburg County Criminal Law – Vice Chair 2014