Peyton Lacy

Of Counsel || Birmingham

Mr. Lacy has forty-four years experience in labor and employment law. He graduated with a J.D. degree from the University of Alabama in 1965, where he served as editor-in-chief of the Alabama Law Review and a member of the Farrah Order of Jurisprudence. In addition to a traditional labor law practice, Mr. Lacy defends individual and class employment litigation cases in both federal and state court, handles traditional labor law matters for employers including negotiation and arbitration, and counsels employers on preventive measures in both areas. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama in 1962 and was a member of Omicron Delta Kappa.

Mr. Lacy is a member of the bar associations of the State of Alabama and the District of Columbia. He is admitted before the United States Supreme Court, the Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals, and District Courts in Alabama, Louisiana, Florida, and Mississippi. He served as a trial attorney for the National Labor Relations Board in New Orleans, Louisiana from 1967 to 1973 before entering private practice as in-house labor counsel to Olinkraft, Inc. in Monroe, Louisiana. He is active in the Labor and Employment Sections of the Alabama and American Bar Associations. He was adjunct professor of labor law at the University of Alabama in 1987 and 1988. He has appeared in every edition of The Best Lawyers In America, is named in Chambers USA’s listing of America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and is co-author of Alabama Employers Handbook. Mr. Lacy is also a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, Inc.

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Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys