Mark M. Lyman


Mark M. Lyman

(312) 762-9524

Martindale Hubbell Peer Rating: 5.0/5.0
AV ® Preeminent ™

Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Automotive Retail
  • Real Estate
  • Litigation

Mark M. Lyman is a partner of the firm.  He concentrates his corporate practice in representing closely held companies, including automobile dealerships, individual entrepreneurs, and real estate developers, investors and owners in matters related to corporate formation and governance, buy-sell stock and asset transactions, contract review, negotiation and preparation, and day-to-day corporate matters.  Mark's business litigation practice involves representing corporate and individual clients in breach of contract claims; breach of fiduciary duty and restrictive covenant matters; member, partner and shareholder disputes; consumer fraud claims; construction disputes; and other commercial matters.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois State Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, General and Trial Bar


  • Partner, Lyman Law Firm, 2014 to Present
  • Partner, Henderson & Lyman, 1996 to 2014
  • Associate/Partner, O'Connor, Schiff & Myers, 1987-1996


  • J.D., The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, 1985
  • B.A., Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island, 1981

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Member, National Association of Dealer Counsel
  • Member, Chicago Automobile Trade Association
  • Member, Illinois Automobile Dealers Association
  •  Catholic Healthcare Partners (Member/Chairman, 1984-2004)