J. Lucas Richardson
Meet J-Lucas Richardson

J. Lucas Richardson

Special Counsel

Luke Richardson practices with the firm’s Trucking Defense and Professional Liability Practice Groups as Special Counsel.

Luke defends businesses and professionals in litigation and investigations statewide before courts and various licensing boards. Typical clients include:

  • Motor carriers
  • Shippers & brokers
  • Health care providers
  • Insurers
  • Brokers & agents

Luke earned his bachelor of arts in biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, at the University of South Carolina School of Law. Before joining Collins & Lacy, he served as law clerk for The Honorable R. Scott Sprouse in Walhalla, South Carolina. Outside of work, Luke enjoys spending time outdoors, watching sports—usually University of North Carolina athletics teams or the Atlanta Braves, and having quality time with his wife and sons.

  • South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Circuit Court, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Insurance Agents & Brokers
  • Transportation & Trucking
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Juris Doctor
    • Cum Laude
    • Studied transnational dispute resolution and English legal history; Gray’s Inn, London, U.K., Summer 2016
    • ABA Real Property, Trust & Estate Journal
  • University of North Carolina, B.A., Biology
    • Pi Lambda Phi Fraternity
    • Carolina Athletic Association