Thomas M. Lucas ‘70 was recently named Resident Manager of the Jackson Lewis LLP office in Norfolk, Va. In this position Lucas will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day administrative, fiduciary, and case management of one of the largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms.
Lucas, who was hired in January 2010 by Jackson Lewis, entered the firm with 30 years experience in all aspects of employment law and related litigation. He was a trial specialist and deputy assistant general counsel with the National Labor and Relations Board. He is also an expert in union avoidance training and represents clients in union campaigns, collective bargaining and related litigation.
Jackson Lewis is is represented in 46 different states with 650 practicing attorneys. They represent, exclusively management in every facet of workplace and labor law. They were also recently recognized by in-house counsel of Fortune 1000 companies in a survey conducted by BTI Consulting Group as “the single highest-ranked firm clients want by their side in employment battles.”
After his graduation from Hobart with a B.A. in economics, Lucas earned a master’s degree at Cornell University, and a law degree from Catholic University of America. At Hobart, Lucas was a member of Sigma Chi, worked in Saga, and played for the football and lacrosse teams. He was a three year letter earner of the lacrosse team, earning the Lt. John Vandeverg’50 Award. For his accomplishments in football, he served as team captain, and received the 1969 Captains Gold Lifetime Pass award and the Blazer award.