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Commercial Litigator Lucas Schenk Joins McGlinchey’s Baton Rouge OfficeRead Time: 2 mins
McGlinchey is pleased to announce that Lucas Schenk has joined the firm’s Commercial Litigation group as an associate in the Baton Rouge office. Lucas will focus his practice on a wide range of commercial disputes and appellate litigation.
Before joining the firm as an associate, Lucas served as an associate attorney at Taylor, Wellons, Politz, & Duhe, where he primarily worked in general liability defense and developed his own collections practice.
“We are happy to welcome Lucas to our law firm,” said Commercial Litigator and Member Jay O’Brien. “His impressive and varied experience in Louisiana courts makes him a valuable asset to our clients. We look forward to the legal insights he will bring to McGlinchey.”
Lucas received his J.D. from Paul M. Herbert Law Center at Louisiana State University in 2020. While a student, he was a member of the Board of Advocates and competed in numerous trial advocacy competitions. He was voted “Best Oral Advocate” and winner of the Spring 2019 Ira S. Flory Mock Trial Competition. He also served as a law clerk for Judge Chris Hester at Baton Rouge City Court and as a judicial extern for Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeois Jr. at the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana.
Lucas joined the United States Army Reserve in 2012 and served as a member of the 399th Psychological Operations Company in San Marcos, Texas while simultaneously attending Northwestern State University. He earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, magna cum laude, in 2016. Prior to law school, he interned on several occasions with the United States Department of State: first, with the Diplomatic Security Service at the United States Embassy in Skopje, North Macedonia. This was followed by a term with the State Department’s Office of Trafficking in Persons, where he assisted in collecting and analyzing multinational legislation aimed at combatting human trafficking.