Academy Member Inducted 2023

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Thomas J. Lyman, Mediator, Atlanta, Georgia.

Thomas J. Lyman

BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC
5775 Glenridge Drive
Building E, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30328
Tel: (678) 222-0248
Fax: (404) 252-3376
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Recognized to Georgia Chapter for Mediation
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  • Practice Commenced2010
  • # of MEDS (as of 18/7/24)500
  • # of ARBS (as of 18/7/24) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Thomas J. Lyman is an AV Preeminent-rated trial lawyer and has been a registered neutral with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution since 2010. Prior to his mediation career he represented plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury and wrongful death cases and has tried cases to a jury all over the state of Georgia. His wealth of experience as a trial lawyer allows him to approach mediations from a perspective that both plaintiffs and defendants appreciate. Since joining the panel at BAY in 2019 Thomas has mediated hundreds of cases and is regarded as a mediator that works quickly and passionately, all while keeping the parties committed to and invested in the mediation process. His style wastes little time for the parties and he often conducts multiple mediations in a single day.   

Thomas earned his AV rating in 2021 and has been chosen to the “Top 40 Under 40” by the National Trial Lawyers every year since 2017. He has also been named to the Super Lawyer list as a Rising Star or as a Super Lawyer since 2015. Thomas also regularly speaks at continuing legal education seminars on topics related to mediation and building a mediation practice.

Case Experience

  • Admiralty
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Contract Disputes
  • Elder Abuse
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Natural Disasters
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Real Estate
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


Memberships & Affiliations

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • AAJ
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association

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