Honoree

Lacy Johnson

AWARDS

McKinney School of Law Distinguished Alumni Award (2016)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
J.D., 1981
Distinguished Alumni Service Award (2014)
J.D., 1981

BIOGRAPHY

A partner at the Ice Miller law firm, Lacy Johnson focuses his practice in the areas of procurement; sports and entertainment; public affairs and lobbying; and certified business enterprises. He has helped increase minority participation in business enterprises; was listed in "The Best Lawyers in America" under the gaming law category in 2009 and "Who's Who in Black Indianapolis"; and has been named an "Indiana Super Lawyer."

Johnson is a member of the Congressional Black Caucus Political Education and Leadership Institute board, Dean's Advisory Council of the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University, and various other charity and political activities. A 33rd degree Scottish Rite Mason, Johnson is also a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Naval Intelligence Reserve.

He also serves on the Robert H. McKinney School of Law Board of Visitors, the IUPUI Advisory Board and IU Foundation Board. He is past president of the Indianapolis Airport Authority and was instrumental in development of the $1.3 billion Indianapolis International Airport, which opened in 2008. He earned his law degree from IU's McKinney School of Law in 1981.