Adam Lyons is a Senior Associate at Willkie Farr and Gallagher LLP, focusing on private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions and corporate financing transactions. Adam previously practiced at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in New York and Vinson and Elkins LLP in Houston. He grew up in Austin, TX, the youngest of five siblings, who are spread out across the country. He received his undergraduate degree in Physics from Harvard and taught AP physics, AP calculus, pre-calculus, ethics and middle school science for two years in Perth, Australia and taught SAT prep in Seoul, Korea before returning to Harvard for graduate school, pursuing a joint degree in law and international development (JD/MPA-ID). He enjoys travel, hiking, HGTV and tennis, but spends much of his free with his two rescue dogs, Barton and Parker.