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Our Founders

In 1996, Jim McIntyre, Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Carter Administration, and Chrys Lemon, an Air Force Academy graduate and former T-38 instructor pilot, formed McIntyre & Lemon.

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Simplifying Complex Environmental &
Product Safety Laws
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Navigate the intersection of Wall Street and main street Learn More
Large Firm Expertise with small firm attention Learn More

Founded in 1996 by Jim McIntyre and Chrys Lemon, we are a boutique firm with substantial legal, political, and business expertise. By creating practical regulatory and compliance solutions that work in the real business world, we provide outside counsel with an in-house touch—all designed to help clients achieve their goals while minimizing regulatory and litigation risk.

What We Do

practice areas

Insurance Regulation & Licensing

We help insurance agencies, brokers, carriers, and captive insurers bring products to market, satisfy regulatory compliance obligations, and manage risk. LEARN MORE

Consumer Financial Services

For over two decades, McIntyre & Lemon has represented bank and non-bank lenders in a broad range of compliance, regulatory, and product development matters. LEARN MORE

Securities Regulation

We represent a diverse group of securities market participants, such as investment banks, brokerages, asset managers, and issuers, in navigating a complex securities regulatory regime. LEARN MORE

Government Relations

Led by Jim McIntyre, who served as the Director of the Office of Management and Budget for the Carter Administration, our government relations team uses its political experience and knowledge to advise and advocate for businesses. LEARN MORE

Environmental & Product Safety Regulation

We help product manufacturers, chemical suppliers, and trade groups manage risk by providing legal counsel on federal and state environmental and product safety laws and regulations. LEARN MORE

meet our team

Attorneys at McIntyre & Lemon are recognized for their understanding of the specific businesses they service and their ability to fashion creative solutions to complex legal requirements.

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Since 1996, our founders' values of integrity, creativity, and excellence, have continued to guide us in delivering outstanding client service.