Scott Lucas

Lucas & Varga LLC
2425 Post Road, Suite 200
Southport, CT 06890
203-227-8400
www.lucasvargalaw.com


SCOTT R. LUCAS

Mr. Lucas has been practicing law for more that 25 years. He began with an emphasis on the defense side of disputes, working as an associate with such large firms as Cummings & Lockwood and Whitman, Breed, Abbott & Morgan. He was one of the primary attorneys tapped by firms such as Chesebrough Pond's to handle its employment defense work throughout the State of Connecticut. Mr. Lucas then shifted his practice to concentrate on the pursuit of justice on behalf of individuals and small business owners. He has vast experience handling complex employment and commercial disputes against large and reputable firms and has obtained an enviable record of success. He recently obtained one of the largest jury verdicts in the state of Connecticut for an individual alleging he was terminated by a Fortune 100 company after attempting to protect his rights, and the rights of fellow workers to be free from age and race discrimination.

More importantly, Mr. Lucas has made a significant and positive difference in the lives of numerous clients. It is the ability to accomplish such rewarding results that drives Mr. Lucas to continue the never-ending fight. He has been consistently rated among the top five percent of attorneys practicing in Connecticut, holds an AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell rating from his peers, the highest rating achievable, is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and has been named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association.

ADMISSIONS

U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1999

U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 1998

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1989

U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1987

U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, 1986

State Bar of Connecticut, 1985

EDUCATION

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

B.S.

Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, NY

J.D., cum laude

Law Review, managing editor

HONORS

Connecticut Super Lawyers 2007 - 2010

New England Super Lawyers 2008 - 2010

PUBLICATIONS

"The Justinian Society", Albany Law Review, 1984-85 (managing editor)

"Monopolization and the Protection of Innovation: The Call for an Intent Standard", 48

Albany Law Review 982 (1984) (author)

"Unresolved Issues in the Development of Connecticut Employment Contract Law", 64

Connecticut Bar Journal 297 (1990) (author)

"After-Acquired Evidence in Employment Litigation", 2 Labor and Employment Law

Quarterly 1 (Spring 1995) (author)

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

"Representing Plaintiffs in Conservative Times", NELA New England, Regional Conference (2003)

"Preliminary Issues in Employment Litigation", ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law (2001)

"Handling the Difficult Judge", NELA New England, Regional Conference (1999)

"Plaintiff's Discovery in Employment Cases", Fairfield County Bar Association (1995)