Marina Lyons

Marina Lyons



Marina works with clients to resolve their employment disputes.

Marina is an associate in Dorsey’s Labor & Employment group. Having represented both plaintiffs and defendants, she has learned to anticipate her opponent’s next moves and stay two steps ahead. She has extensive experience litigating employment issues and has advised clients concerning wage and hour disputes, discrimination, breach of contract, non-compete claims, investigations by governmental agencies, and drafting employment handbooks and policies.

Marina has successfully handled a wide variety of disputes ranging from class action claims to single-plaintiff cases, litigating in both federal and state courts, as well as numerous arbitrations and mediations.

She has represented clients across a number of industries, including healthcare, retail, construction, food and agribusiness, technology, and telecommunications.

Education & Admissions

Vanderbilt University Law School (J.D., 2013)

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) (B.A., Communication Studies (major) and Central and East European Studies (minor), 2010), magna cum laude


  • Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


  • Romanian

Industries & Practices

  • Class Action Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Cooperative Law
  • Electronic Discovery
  • Executive Compensation
  • Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
  • Healthcare
  • Labor & Employment
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications

Professional & Civic

Community Involvement

  • American Romanian Cultural Society, Advisory Board


  • Named "Seattle Ones to Watch" in Labor and Employment Law-Management by Best Lawyers®, 2022
Marina Lyons