Hutchison Welcomes C. Lucas Beal
Hutchison PLLC, a boutique firm providing strategic legal and business advice to the innovation ecosystem, is pleased to announce the addition of C. Lucas Beal to the team.
Lucas’ practice focuses on data privacy and security, employment law, contract negotiation and corporate law. Prior to joining Hutchison, Lucas worked in the life sciences and clinical trial industry as in-house legal counsel for PRA Health Sciences. In this role, he drafted and negotiated commercial contracts and assisted PRA on regulatory compliance issues and privacy issues. Before his work at PRA, Lucas presided over unemployment benefits hearings while working with the North Carolina Division of Employment Security. He has practiced at other North Carolina firms advising clients on employment law and a variety of corporate transactions. Before attending law school, Lucas worked in the financial industry.
Lucas received his J.D. from Elon University School of Law and his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
“We are delighted Lucas chose to join our team,” says Scott Bryant, one of the managing partners and marketing and business development lead for the firm. “His diverse experience in privacy, employment and general corporate matters will be a great addition in helping serve our technology and life sciences clients.”