For more than thirty years, Joan Lukey has tried complex business litigation, First Amendment, and other cases in state and federal court in...
For more than thirty years, Joan Lukey has tried complex business litigation, First Amendment, and other cases in state and federal court in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and nationwide. She has tried approximately ninety jury trials, and a myriad of bench trials and arbitrations in all aspect of business disputes. In addition, she is an accomplished appellate lawyer, having argued approximately sixty federal and state appeals. Since 1983, Joan has been selected by her peers for each edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of business, bet-the-company, commercial, personal injury, employment and First Amendment litigation.
She joined Ropes & Gray as a partner in the Complex Business Litigation Practice Group in 2008, after almost thirty years as a partner at WilmerHale. She has served twice as a Massachusetts Special Assistant Attorney General and has written extensively on issues of Gubernatorial and Presidential Executive Privilege.
JD, cum laude, Boston College Law School, 1974
BA, magna cum laude, Smith College, 1971