Prior to joining FTLF, Mr. Lacker served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Marian Blank Horn, United States Court of Federal Claims. During his clerkship, Mr. Lacker drafted pre- and post-trial judicial opinions and orders on government contract disputes involving issues such as bid protests; Tucker Act jurisdiction; standing; money-mandating statutory obligations; requests for equitable adjustments and contracting officer final decisions.
While at Fordham University School of Law, Mr. Lacker served as a judicial extern for the Honorable John F. Keenan, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and worked as a legal intern at the Fordham Law Federal Litigation Clinic. As an intern, he assisted in the representations of defendants charged with federal crimes involving homicide, RICO/racketeering conspiracy and assault, among other conduct.
Before attending law school, Mr. Lacker served on active duty in the U.S. Navy as a Certified Naval Reactor Operator for six years on the USS Enterprise.