Lucas is an Associate in the Employment Services and Litigation Groups at Brach Eichler. He concentrates his practice on employment litigation and arbitration, but also litigates a wide variety of complex commercial matters. Lucas’ employment practice covers a full range of cases from single plaintiff discrimination claims to trade secret and restrictive covenant cases as well as class and collective actions. Lucas’ employment practice also includes significant employment law counseling work, counseling clients regarding compliance with all manner of employment laws and regulations. On the commercial litigation side, Lucas has litigated shareholder and partnership disputes, professional malpractice cases and estate litigations.
Prior to joining Brach Eichler, Lucas worked as an in-house counsel at a technology startup company and before that was an associate in the labor and employment department of an Amlaw 100 firm. Lucas graduated from Rutgers School of Law in Newark where he was an Articles Editor for the Rutgers Law Review. Lucas earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Vermont where he graduated with departmental honors in economics.
Second chair defending ten day age discrimination trial resulting in unanimous jury verdict in favor of the client.
Secured temporary restraining order freezing assets in a brokerage account which were subject of an estate dispute. Later won summary judgment directing the turnover of those disputed assets to our client.
- “The Importance of Reading, Understanding and Negotiating Employment Agreements When Entering into the Job Market,” co-presenter at Rutgers Dental School to fourth year students (March 2, 2017)
- “The Importance of Employment Agreements, Partnership Agreements and Employment Handbooks” co-presenter at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital to dental residents (January 22, 2017)