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Peyton Lacy • Shareholder

Ogletree Deakins • Birmingham, Alabama

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Ogletree Deakins
One Federal Place, Suite 1000
1819 Fifth Avenue North
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
phone 205-328-1900
fax  205-328-6000


Mr. Lacy has over forty 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.


  • College: B.A., University of Alabama, 1962
  • Law School: LL.B., University of Alabama School of Law, 1965

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State of Alabama, District of Columbia, United States Supreme Court, United States Courts of Appeal for the Fifth, Sixth, Eighth and Eleventh Circuits, United States District Courts for the Western District of Louisiana, the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama, the Northern District of Mississippi and the Northern District of Florida
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