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Lucas M. Blower

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Lucas is a partner practicing in the area of complex litigation. He has experience representing business clients in class-action lawsuits, policyholders in liability insurance recovery actions, and title insurance companies in disputes with financial institutions.

Previously, he served as an extern for the Honorable John R. Adams, for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. He was Executive Editor of the Akron Law Review, and an adjunct professor of Legal Analysis Research and Writing at University of Akron School of Law.

Lucas is certified as a Specialist in Insurance Coverage Law by the Ohio State Bar Association.

  • Biography

    Lucas is a partner practicing in the area of complex litigation. He has experience representing business clients in class-action lawsuits, policyholders in liability insurance recovery actions, and title insurance companies in disputes with financial institutions.

    Previously, he served as an extern for the Honorable John R. Adams, for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. He was Executive Editor of the Akron Law Review, and an adjunct professor of Legal Analysis Research and Writing at University of Akron School of Law.

    Lucas is certified as a Specialist in Insurance Coverage Law by the Ohio State Bar Association.

  • Professional & Civic Activities
    • ADM Board, Member
    • Scanlon Inn of Court, Barrister
    • Torchbearers, Alumni Member
  • Articles & Presentations
    • "Cyber confusion: What to look for in a cybersecurity insurance policy," Smart Business, Akron/Canton (September 2, 2019)
    • "Cyber Security & GDPR," co-speaker with Craig Horbus, Association of Corporate Counsel Northeast Ohio Chapter CLE Seminar (November 27, 2018)
    • "Zombie Liabilities: Insurance Coverage for Successor Entities After Closing," co-speaker with Andrew W. Miller, Brouse McDowell Annual Insurance Coverage Conference, Independence, Ohio (October 11, 2018)
    • "Buyer Beware: Insurance Coverage for Successor Entities After Closing," Ohio State Bar Association's Insurance Law CLE Program (October 16, 2018)
    • "Realize the risk - Biometric data could widen your exposure if you're not cautious," co-author with Amanda P. Parker, Smart Business News Magazine (July 2016)
    • "Insuring Cyber Security Risks," Brouse McDowell Litigation Webinar Series (March 29, 2016)
    • "Manage the threat - Companies need to be diligent when protecting against cybercrime" Smart Business News Magazine (February 2016)
    • “Border Disputes: Excess Insurers’ Attempts to Treat Defense Obligations as Coterminous With Their Indemnity Obligations,” co-author with Amanda M. Leffler, Insurance Coverage Law Bulletin (November 2015)
    • "Insurance Against Data Breaches," Brouse McDowell Business Minutes (May 21, 2015)
    • "Cyber Security," Essential Tools for Brokers and Their Clients Seminar, Akron, Ohio (September 19, 2013)
    • "Recent Developments Affecting Professionals', Officers', and Directors' Liability," Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal (2013)
    • "Do Pollution Exclusions Apply to Non-Polluters?" co-author with Paul A. Rose, The Insurance Coverage Law Bulletin (November 2012)
    • "What's Reasonable to Expect?" The Insurance Coverage Law Bulletin (July 2011)
  • Distinctions
    • Recipient of the Greater Akron Chamber's 30 For the Future Award — 2018
    • Certified Ohio Insurance Coverage Law Specialist by the Ohio State Bar Association
    • Rising Stars™ through a peer- and achievement-based review conducted by the research team at Super Lawyers, a service of Thomson Reuters legal division — 2012-2013, 2015-2019
    Certified Specialist