The Lucas Law Firm

354 Pine Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104

Telephone: (415) 402-0200



Kathleen "Kay" M. Lucas


Admitted to practice in California and the District of Columbia, Kathleen "Kay" Lucas has been repeatedly recognized for her professional excellence.  She has been invited to speak to many professional groups and to join some of the most honored organizations in the legal profession.



Her Professional Associations and Memberships include:

  • American Board of Trial Adovcates (ABOTA)
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
  • McFetridge Inn of Court, President, 2010
  • California Employment Lawyers Association, Member (CELA)
  • Equal Rights Advocates, Litigation Committee Member
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, 1988 - 1990 (Member, Board of Directors)
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, 1987 - 1990 (Judiciary Committee)
  • State Bar of California (Member, Committees on Equal Employment and Affirmative Action)
  • State Bar of California (Member, Subcommittee on Privacy)
  • District of Columbia Bar Association 
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 1992 - Present (Member, Board of Directors)

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale Hubbell AV Rated Lawyers
  • Selected as a Super Lawyer for Northern California,  2007- Present
  • Top Attorneys In Northern California, 2009- Present 
  • Top Attorney of San Francisco
  • A 2002 California Lawyer of the Year

Speaker at Many Seminars

  • Chair of the ABOTA Masters in Trial Program
  • ABOTA Civility Matters
  • 2012 and 2013 CELA Annual Employment Law Conference 
  • Speaker, Wrongful Termination, Discrimination and Sexual Harassment, State Bar California, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Speaker, Wrongful Termination, Discrimination and Sexual Harassment, Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Seminars, Prentice Hall Law and Business

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare
  • Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison
  • U.S. Solicitor of Labor, Washington, D.C., Attorney


  • Georgetown Law School, Washington, D.C., Graduate work in Arbitration and Mediation
  • George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, D.C., J.D. cum laude
  • Member Phi Delta Phi Fraternity 
  • Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, OK. M.A.T. Degree cum laude
  • Manhattanville College, B.A.