Hutchison PLLC Welcomes Attorney Lucas Beal to the Firm Partnership

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Hutchison PLLC Welcomes Attorney Lucas Beal to the Firm Partnership

Hutchison PLLC, a boutique law firm that provides strategic legal and business advice to the venture capital, emerging companies, and innovation ecosystems, is pleased to announce that attorney Lucas Beal has been elected as a partner, effective January 1, 2023.

Lucas has a passion for helping businesses navigate the legal landscape. His practice focuses on data privacy and security, life sciences, employment law, commercial contract negotiation and corporate law. He has a wealth of experience working in a variety of legal settings, including the life sciences and clinical trial industry, where he served as in-house legal counsel for PRA Health Sciences. Before his work at PRA, Lucas presided over unemployment benefits hearings while working with the North Carolina Division of Employment Security. He has further advised clients on employment law and corporate transactions at leading North Carolina firms.

"We are delighted to welcome Lucas to the partnership”, says Scott Bryant, one of Hutchison’s managing partners and head of marketing and business development for the firm. “His extensive experience in data privacy and security and life sciences, combined with his passion for advising leading edge entrepreneurial businesses, make him an incredibly valuable asset to our firm. We are excited about the great contributions that Lucas will make to Hutchison and our clients in the coming years."

Lucas received his law degree from Elon University School of Law and his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to attending law school, Lucas worked in the financial industry. Currently, he serves on the advisory board of the Chapel Hill Public Library.

About Hutchison PLLC

Hutchison is a boutique law firm that embraces the entrepreneurial spirit and steers technology and life sciences entrepreneurs to success through all stages of their company’s life. Hutchison partners with entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial-minded organizations to enable business solutions that make the law work for them and advises angel investors and venture capital firms to support their investment selections to maximize their potential for success. Hutchison takes the time to learn your business and understand what’s behind the deal. For more information, please visit  or @hutchlaw