Joan A. Lukey

For more than thirty years, Joan Lukey has tried complex business litigation, employment, and other cases in state and federal court in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and nationwide. She has tried approximately 100 jury trials, and a myriad of bench trials and arbitrations in all aspects of business disputes. In addition, she is an accomplished appellate lawyer, having argued approximately 60 federal and state appeals.

Since 1983, Ms. Lukey has been selected by her peers for each edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of business, bet-the-company, commercial, personal injury, employment and First Amendment litigation. She has also been routinely recognized for the last several years in Chambers USA and Chambers Global as a Band One Litigator.

Ms. Lukey is a past President of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers, the first woman ever to hold this position. Before joining Choate in 2014, she was a partner at Ropes & Gray in the Complex Business Litigation Practice Group from 2008 until 2014, after almost thirty years as a partner at WilmerHale. She has served twice as a Massachusetts Special Assistant Attorney General and has written extensively on issues of Gubernatorial and Presidential Executive Privilege.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Complex Trial & Appellate Litigation and 2) Litigation
Law School Boston College Law School (J.D.,1974)
Education Smith College (B.A.,1971)
Bar Member / Association Massachusetts State Bar Association,New Hampshire State Bar Association
Most recent firm Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/joan-lukey-6066a510
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