Lucas I. Quass is an associate in the Environmental Law and Natural Resources practice group of Best Best & Krieger LLP. His practice areas include environmental, water, natural resources and land use law.
Mr. Quass graduated from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, where he was inducted into the Order of the Coif. During law school, Mr. Quass was a law clerk at the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and served as an extern for the Honorable Lawrence K. Karlton of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California. Mr. Quass has also published several law review articles in academic journals.
While in law school, he was the Executive Senior Editor of the Southern California Review of Law and Social Justice. Mr. Quass was also a USC Law and Mental Health Scholar at the Saks Institute for Mental Health Law, Policy, and Ethics, and was president of the honors fraternity Phi Delta Phi. In 2011, he received the Edward & Eleanor Shattuck Award for Outstanding Service to the USC Gould School of Law.
Prior to law school, he received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis, with a double major in political science and sociology with an emphasis in law and society.