Kassem L. Lucas is a partner in the Commercial Litigation Practice Group in the Philadelphia office of Pepper Hamilton LLP. Mr. Lucas concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation, reinsurance law and arbitration, insurance counseling and insurance insolvency.
Mr. Lucas has experience in other areas of the law. He has a pro bono practice in family law, where he has represented clients in child custody and child support matters, and he has also worked on labor and employment matters.
In 2011, Mr. Lucas was named Pepper’s Partner in Charge of Diversity. Mr. Lucas is in charge of Pepper Hamilton’s firm-wide diversity initiatives and programs and also co-chairs the firm’s Diversity Committee. His responsibilities include developing strategic initiatives to recruit, support, retain and promote attorneys from diverse backgrounds, maintaining diversity and inclusion as core values of the firm, and seeking opportunities to partner with the community and clients on diversity initiatives and business development.
Mr. Lucas is a member of the firm’s Associates Committee and a member of the Commercial Litigation Practice Group’s Associates Progress Committee. He is active in the firm’s recruiting efforts and participates in the Summer Associate program and interviewing process. He has served as co-chair of the Summer Associate Committee and as a mentor to summer associates and junior associates. He also has served on the firm’s Associate Liaison Committee. Mr. Lucas was a partner-mentor for Eli Lilly’s Preferred Outside Counsel Inaugural Diverse Associate Summit in May 2010.