W. Thomas Lacy

W. Thomas Lacy

Partner
Location:
Peachtree City, Georgia
Phone:
770-486-8445
Fax:
770-486-8889
Email:

Mr. Tom Lacy focuses his practice on insurance coverage, business litigation, antitrust, personal injury and consumer class action. Prior to forming Lindsey & Lacy PC, he practiced law in Fayette County for ten years after working in Litigation section at several large Atlanta firms, Mr. Lacy specializes in litigating insurance coverage disputes, antitrust and consumer class actions, as well as general commercial cases. Mr. Lacy's experience varies from billion dollar pollution suits to smaller first and third party coverage disputes. He has litigated national class actions including the price fixing antitrust case against American tobacco companies. Mr. Lacy has an AV® Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Prior to law school, Mr. Lacy served in the United States Army from 1990 - 1994. He was commissioned as a Regular Army Second Lieutenant in Field Artillery, and obtained the rank of First Lieutenant. Mr. Lacy is a graduate of the Field Artillery Basic Course, the United States Army Airborne School and Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Warfare School (honor graduate).

 

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Class Action

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1997
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1997
    • Honors: Moot Court
    • Honors: Law School Class President
  • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
    • B.B.A. - 1990
    • Honors: Chi Psi President

Published Works

  • Evaluating & Initiating the Class Action Suit Litigating the Class Act, GA Manual by NBI, 2002
  • Diminished Value: Not Just for Cars Anymore, Verdict Magazine, Spring, 2016

Classes/Seminars

  • Fayette County Bar Association CLE, Fayette County Bar Association, 2009 - 2010
  • GA Insurance Coverage Law

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell - AV Preeminent
  • Gridiron

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Fayette County Bar Assocation, Member
  • American Bar Assocation, Member
  • Georgia Trial Laywers Association, Member
  • Federal Bar Assocation, Advisory Board
  • Federal Defender Program, Board

Past Employment Positions

  • The Lacy Law Firm, Owner/Attorney, 2015 - 2017
  • Lacy & Snyder, Partner, 2005 - 2014
  • Kilpatrick Stockton LLP, Associate, 2002 - 2005
  • Chitwood & Harley, Associate , 2000 - 2002
  • Lord Bissell & Brook, Associate, 1997 - 2000

Pro Bono Activities

  • Peachtree City Airport Authority, 2017 - Present
  • GA World War I Centennial Commission, 2016 - Present

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Chi Psi