Professor Lyons is an associate professor at Boston College Law School. He specializes in the areas of property, telecommunications and administrative law. Before joining the faculty, Professor Lyons practiced energy, telecommunications, and administrative law at the firm of Munger, Tolles and Olson in Los Angeles. He also clerked for the Judge Cynthia Holcomb Hall of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Professor Lyons has participated in rulemaking proceedings before both the Federal Communications Commission and the California Public Utilities Commission and has represented clients in federal and state litigation involving numerous regulatory issues. He has also spoken at workshops nationwide on the effects of technology convergence on telecommunications regulation.
Compelled Disclosure of Internet Interconnection Agreements Creates Anticompetitive Risks, Free State Foundation Perspectives (2014)
The Challenge of VoIP to Legacy Federal and State Regulatory Regimes, Perspectives from Free State Foundation Scholars (2013)
Internet Policy’s Next Frontier: Data Caps, Tiered Service Plans, and Usage-Based Broadband Pricing, Federal Communications Law Journal (2013)
Usage-based pricing has rapidly become one of the most controversial topics in Internet policy. Both...
Contributions to Books
Reforming the Universal Service Fund for the Digital Age, Communications Law and Policy in the Digital Age (2012)
The marketplace and technological changes that have occurred since the last major revision of the...
Net Neutrality Ruling: What are the FCC's Options?, Wall Street Journal Law Blog (2014)
Rethink Possible When it Comes to Wireless Data Plans, US News Economic Intelligence Blog (2014)
From the introduction: The blogosphere has been abuzz this week with AT&T's introduction of a...
Why Usage-Based Broadband Plans May Be Good For You, Lewiston Sun Journal (2013)
This article was also published on the Providence Journal's This New England Blog at http://blogs.providencejournal.com/ri-talks/this-new-england/2013/03/daniel-a-lyons-usage-based-broadband-plans-may-good-for-you.html