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Sam Lacy is a commercial litigator representing clients in federal and state courts. His practice spans multiple areas of complex commercial litigation, including antitrust and merger challenge lawsuits, corporate trust and structured products litigation, residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), claims arising under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and civil and criminal investigations brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and Department of Justice (DOJ). He has experience in all stages of litigation, including factual and legal research, depositions, mediations, motion practice, and trial preparation.

Sam also maintains an active pro bono practice. He represents immigrants in various stages of offensive and defensive asylum proceedings, volunteers with the Children's Law Center representing minors in welfare and safety proceedings originating under Minnesota Statute 260C, and currently represents prisoners and detainees in a civil rights action against state actors under federal Section 1983. While in law school, Sam worked with the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, representing death row inmates in state post-conviction proceedings.

Sam currently serves on the Board of Directors for Jack's Basket, which provides support and resources for families with new babies who have Down syndrome.


  • Riverside acquires Champion Healthcare TechnologiesJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and related financings of Champion Healthcare Technologies, a SaaS provider that enables hospitals to manage surgical implants throughout their life cycle.
  • Vascular Solutions enforces catheter patents against QXMédicalJones Day represents Vascular Solutions, LLC, Teleflex Innovations Sarl, and Arrow International, Inc in ongoing patent litigation.