C. Lucas Beal
Lucas has a passion for helping businesses successfully manage a wide variety of legal issues. His practice focuses on contract negotiation, privacy law, employment law 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 currently serves as an advisory board member for the Chapel Hill Public Library.