Patrick W. Lyons


Ellsworth Office
204 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Phone: 207-992-4307
Fax: 207-942-3040

Patrick’s practice focuses on land use, municipal, and environmental law and permitting, representing clients before Maine courts and in local, state, and federal proceedings. He serves as legal counsel for a number of Maine municipalities, advising them on general administration, economic development, zoning, ordinance drafting, and enforcement actions, among other issues.

In addition, Patrick works with a number of businesses in Maine’s aquaculture industry, advising on issues such as permitting, compliance, contracts, and litigation. He also counsels cannabis businesses and municipalities on Maine’s adult use and medical marijuana laws.

Prior to joining Eaton Peabody, Patrick was a Term Law Clerk for the Hon. John A. Woodcock, Jr., United States District Court, District of Maine.

Patrick serves on the Ellsworth City Council and on the Board of Directors for Healthy Acadia. He also provides pro bono legal services for the Conservation Law Foundation’s Legal Food Hub. Patrick lives in Ellsworth with his wife and son. Patrick’s hobbies include, but are not limited to, hiking, hunting, canoeing, disc golf, and spending time at his family’s camp.

Areas of Practice for Patrick W. Lyons

Bar Admissions

State of Maine
U.S. District Court, District of Maine


University of Maine School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2015
University of Maine, M.S., 2011
Bowdoin College, B.A., 2006

Memberships and Affiliations

City of Ellsworth City Council, Member
Healthy Acadia, Board of Directors
Maine State Bar Association, Member


Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch 2021, 2022, 2023. and 2024 for Environmental Law and Land Use and Zoning Law
2023 Maine State Bar Association Leadership Academy