David Lyons is a business writer for the South Florida Sun Sentinel. He is a past editor-in-chief of ALM’s Daily Business Review in Miami, and a former staff writer for the Miami Herald, where he covered commercial aviation and other business topics. He also covered the federal and state courts in Miami, as well as federal law enforcement agencies including the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Prior to the Herald, he wrote and edited business and general news stories for the Miami News, Fort Lauderdale News, Albany (N.Y.) Times-Union and Schenectady Gazette. He holds a degree in political science from Siena College in Loudonville, N.Y.