David R. Lacker
David R. Lacker is an associate in the firm’s Federal Grants, Litigation and Government Investigations, and Government Contracts practice groups.
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.