Attorney Luke Richardson Joins Collins & Lacy

[COLUMBIA, S.C.] – J. Lucas Richardson has joined Collins & Lacy’s Columbia office as an associate in the Trucking Defense Practice Group.

Luke Richardson

Attorneys in this group represent motor carriers, owner-operators, shippers, freight forwarders, and brokers in litigation statewide arising from commercial vehicle accidents and cargo claims across the state of South Carolina.

“To successfully dispose of a broad range of claims, we leverage substantial resources,” said Scott Wallinger, Trucking Defense Practice Group leader. “Luke is a bright, young lawyer who will provide tremendous value to our clients whether he’s investigating basic physical damage or assisting in complex liability cases.”

Luke earned his bachelor of arts in biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, at the University of South Carolina School of Law.

Luke is the newest in a string of attorney hires at Collins & Lacy. Luke, Laura R. Baer, Fred H. Oliver, and J.Scott Pierce have joined the firm since March.

About Collins & Lacy, P.C.
Collins & Lacy is a statewide business defense firm in South Carolina relentlessly focused on the client experience by delivering unwavering legal representation through solid preparation, consistent execution, and client-oriented service aimed at success. With offices in Columbia and Myrtle Beach, the firm represents local, regional and national clients in the areas of construction, corporate and business law, retail/hospitality, insurance/bad faith, products liability, professional liability, commercial transportation, and workers’ compensation. For more information, visit

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