Licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in North Carolina, Lucas focuses his practice on commercial litigation, including:
- Claims involving business torts
- Products liability
- Breach of contract
- Trademark and copyright disputes
- Construction disputes
- Employment claims involving covenants not to compete, non-solicitation agreements, and trade secrets
Known to be aggressive, yet reasonable if settlement is necessary, Lucas has significant litigation experience, including jury and bench trials to verdict in North Carolina Superior Court, arguing and drafting briefs for dispositive motions, representing clients in arbitration and mediation proceedings, and conducting and defending depositions. He also has experience representing clients in land use, zoning, and landlord/tenant disputes, as well as clients in commercial real estate transactions.
A native Charlottean, Lucas has significant ties to the local community. He attended the University of South Carolina for his undergraduate studies where he majored in corporate finance and graduated magna cum laude. After his undergraduate studies, Lucas graduated from Wake Forest University School of Law. While in law school, he served as Executive Editor of the Wake Forest Law Review and clerked for the Honorable Frank Whitney, United States Chief District Court Judge for the Western District of North Carolina.
In his spare time, Lucas enjoys playing golf, fishing, traveling, and watching the South Carolina Gamecocks and Carolina Panthers.