Practice Areas: Joan Lukey focuses on complex business litigation. She is a past President of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers, and the first woman ever to hold this position. Since 1983, Joan has been selected by her peers for each edition of The Best Lawyers in America. A highly regarded trial attorney, Joan has tried more than 90 federal and state cases, predominantly to juries. She is an experienced appellate advocate, having argued approximately 60 cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and before state appellate courts in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.