Cory R. Lacy is an Associate in Lozano Smith’s San Diego office. Mr. Lacy’s practice focuses on facilities and business matters, as well as labor and employment issues for clients in Southern California.
Prior to joining Lozano Smith, Mr. Lacy represented large multi-national corporations and small businesses in state and federal court in both California and Nevada. He also advised public entities and municipalities, as well as litigated matters on behalf of public entities and municipalities, including community college districts, healthcare districts, water districts, airport authorities, and others public agencies.
Mr. Lacy has successfully handled litigation and advisory work in a variety of practice areas and has participated in first and second chair jury and bench trials, arbitrations, mediations, law and motion practice, percipient and expert depositions, and others.
Mr. Lacy earned his Juris Doctor from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law. During law school, he was the Chief Notes Editor at the Thomas Jefferson Law Review, and a Staff Writer at The Jeffersonian. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from California State University, Chico.
The Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) recently reaffirmed the importance of meeting and conferring with unions regarding information requests. In Department of State Hospitals (PERB Dec. No. 2568-S) (DSH), PERB concluded that an employer violated the Dills Act by refusing to provide relevant and necessary information to a union requesting such information in order to represent its member.
A group of 14 patients filed a complaint against a DSH ...
In Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, et al. v. Donald J. Trump, et al., the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled that President Donald J. Trump's act of blocking Twitter users who criticized his policies from the @realDonaldTrump Twitter account violated the users' right to free speech. The court recognized Twitter's "interactive space" as a "designated public forum" based on the President's use of the forum as...