Lionel Lucchesi Counsel

Lionel Lucchesi


Counsel Lionel Lucchesi has been focusing his practice in patent, trademark and intellectual property law for more than 40 years. He has been ranked both as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” and as a “Missouri Super Lawyer” by the peer-review rating service Super Lawyers® over multiple years.

He is widely respected by clients for his legal expertise. Lionel is recognized in Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in the Midwest and Who’s Who in America.

Prior to his legal career, Lionel gained valuable experience at Emerson Electric dealing with various aspects and electrical and mechanical applications for major customers of the company.

Prior to law school, Lionel was a NROTC scholar with duty assignments as Assistant Electronics Material Officer for 7th Fleet flag ship; Destroyer Operations Officer supervising electronic technicians and radiomen personnel; Navigator and Fleet Operations Officer of the deck.

Lionel enjoys skiing and golf as recreational pastimes.


Lionel earned his Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University School of Law and was Phi Alpha Delta. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and was part of the Certified Neutral in U.S. District Court ADR Program.

He is a member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (Member, Executive Committee; Past President), the Missouri Bar Association (Past Chairman, Patent and Trademark Committee), the American Bar Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Lionel has been active in local government for many years, including terms on the Zoning Commission, Board of Alderman and City Attorney for the City of Ballwin, Missouri. He also has been long active in the Rotary Club of St. Louis and is a past President of that organization.

He is admitted to practice in the state of Missouri and before the U. S. District Courts: Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.



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