Quinton D. Lucas

Associate Professor of Law
Primary office:
502 Green Hall

Quinton Lucas joined the KU Law faculty in 2012. Prior to entering academia, he practiced commercial litigation with Rouse Hendricks German May in Kansas City, Mo., representing clients in government investigations and in trials and appeals in state and federal courts throughout the country. While at Rouse Hendricks, he also served as a constitutional law instructor at the Kansas State Penitentiary in Lansing, Kan. After law school, Lucas served as a law clerk to the Hon. Duane Benton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit. He earned a J.D. from Cornell Law School and an A.B. from Washington University in St. Louis.

Courses Taught:
  • Administrative Law
  • Contracts

Research Interests
Corporate and financial governance and regulation; corporate criminal liability and sentencing; contracts; and conflict of laws.

J.D., Cornell, 2009; A.B., Washington University in St. Louis, 2006.

Missouri 2009; federal courts of Missouri and Kansas; U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 10th Circuit and Armed Forces.

Career History
Law Clerk, The Hon. Duane Benton, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 2009-2010; Commercial Litigation Associate, Rouse Hendricks German May, Kansas City, Mo., 2010-2012; Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Kansas School of Law, 2012-present.

American Bar Association, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association.

Why KU
  • One-third of full-time faculty have written casebooks used at U.S. law schools
  • 2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 33 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,300+ alumni live in all 50 states and 18 foreign countries
  • #18 “best value” law school in the nation — National Jurist Magazine
  • 12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
  • 27th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation. — U.S. News & World Report
  • 70 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • Nearly 800 employment interviews at law school, 2012-13
  • Top 25% for number of 2013 grads hired by the nation’s largest law firms
  • 20th: for number of law alumni promoted to partner at the 250 largest law firms