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.
Insurance Regulation & Licensing
Consumer Financial Services
Environmental & Product Safety Regulation
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.
James T. McIntyre
James T. McIntyre served in President Jimmy Carter’s cabinet as the 24th Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Mr. McIntyre specializes in the areas of government relations, financial services, tax, insurance regulation and trade association law.
Chrys D. Lemon
Chrys is an Air Force Academy graduate who taught students in the T-38 jet trainer. For over 25 years he has specialized in the areas of financial services, insurance, privacy and marketing.
Robert J. Batson, III has over 20 years of professional experience as a licensed attorney working both in the federal government and the private sector.
Jeffrey M. Klein
Jeff is Of Counsel to the firm, with over 30 years’ experience representing insurance carriers, brokers and financial institutions on regulatory and government relations matters.
C. Dirk Peterson
With over 25 years’ experience in the private sector, Mr. Peterson has advised investment and commercial banks, brokerage firms, asset managers, insurance companies, and issuers on a wide variety of federal and state securities regulatory matters.
Since 1996, our founders' values of integrity, creativity, and excellence, have continued to guide us in delivering outstanding client service.