Lydia T. Lucius
Lydia Lucius joined the firm as an associate in 2018. Lydia’s practice focuses on defective products, drugs, and medical devices. She currently represents clients in the following mass tort litigations: In re: Roundup Products Liability Litigation (Northern District of California); In re: Ethicon Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation (Southern District of West Virginia); In re: Davol/C.R. Bard Hernia Mesh Multi-Case Management (Superior Court of Rhode Island); In re: Ethicon Physiomesh Flexible Composite Hernia Mesh Products Liability Litigation (Northern District of Georgia), and In re: Cook Medical, Inc. IVC Filters Marketing, Sales Practices, Products Liability Litigation (Southern District of Indiana).
Lydia received her bachelor’s degree in Radio, Television, and Film with an English minor from Auburn University. While attending Auburn, Lydia competed as a member of the Varsity Women’s Soccer team, where she helped the lead the Tigers to a Southeastern Conference Tournament Championship in 2011.
Lydia attended law school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, where she was a scholarship recipient on the National Trial Advocacy (“Mock Trial”) team. She also served as a Comment Editor for the UMKC Law Review, Parliamentarian for the Student Bar Association, member of the Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society, and member of the Black Law Students Association. While attending law school, her law journal comment, “The Youth Sports Concussion Act and Why Congress Needs to Get Its Head in the Game,” was selected for publication and appeared in the UMKC Law Review.
Prior to joining AWKO, Lydia worked as a law clerk for Senior Judge Callie V.S. Granade on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama.
Lydia is licensed to practice before all Alabama and Missouri state courts and in federal court in the Southern District of Alabama. Lydia is a member of the American Bar Association, American Association for Justice, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Locally, Lydia serves as a volunteer advocate for The Secret Place Home, a volunteer Guardian Ad Litem for the 1st Judicial Circuit of Florida, and a member of Junior League of Pensacola. In 2019, Lydia was named to the National Black Lawyers (NBL) “Top 40 Under 40” list. Nominees to the list are lawyers under the age of 40 who have demonstrated superior leadership, reputation, influence, and stature.