LL.B. (1972) University of Virginia
B.A. (1969) Duke University
Dean Lacy practiced for two years at the Washington, D.C. firm of Caplin and Drysdale and served for a year as a Visiting Associate Professor of Law at the University of Illinois before joining the South Carolina law faculty in 1975. He served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from 1990 to 2006 and has taught courses in Commercial Law, Commercial Paper, Contracts, Creditors' & Debtors' Rights, and Legal Research & Writing. Dean Lacy is the author of the Uniform Commercial Code Transaction Guide (with Alces, Hansford & Anzivino), and served as the Reporter for the South Carolina Law Institute's Committee on Revised Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code from August, 1999, through May, 2001, in which capacity he wrote the Committee's report and the Reporter's Notes that accompanied the codification of the statute. Since the enactment of Revised Article 9 in July, 2001, Dean Lacy has presented a number of continuing legal education programs on the statute. His research interests center on Article 9.