Lucetta defends employers in high-stakes class and collective actions. Lucetta also has deep experience in civil litigation, defending class actions and appeals on behalf of large corporations, small businesses, government bodies and other entities.

Litigation Experience

Lucetta has assisted clients at every step of the appellate process — from efforts to obtain interlocutory relief to Supreme Court review. She has been recognized for her effectiveness in legal writing.

Lucetta has advised clients on disputes related to:

  • Tortious interference and defamation
  • Product liability claims
  • Trade secret misappropriation and conversion
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Race discrimination claims

Past Experience

Before joining the firm in 1995, Lucetta practiced commercial litigation at Mayer, Brown & Platt (now Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw) in Chicago.


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit


Stanford Law School
J.D. (1987)

Princeton University
B.A. summa cum laude (1984)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Seventh Circuit Civil Appeals: Post-Initiation Filings and Rule 33 Conferences
    Co-author with Larry LaTarte, PLC, January 2015

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Indiana State Bar Association — Appellate Practice Section Council, 2005-07 and 2011-14
  • American Bar Association — Litigation Section and Council of Appellate Lawyers
  • Seventh Circuit Bar Association


  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020 
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2018-19; Baker Benson Pro Bono Award, 2015
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