R. Stacy Lane, Member

R. Stacy Lane
T 614.229.3203
F 614.221.0479
Columbus Office
T 614.221.3155
F 614.221.0479

Stacy focuses his practice on directors' and officers' responsibilities, liabilities, indemnification, insurance and loss prevention. He is a member of the firm's Directors and Officers Liability Practice Group. Stacy represents and consults with directors and officers, corporations, insurance companies, brokers and law firms across the country. Stacy has co-authored titles on directors and officers liability and insurance issues. He received his law degree from Capital University Law School, where he graduated magna cum laude, and his bachelor's degree from The Ohio State University.

Noteworthy Experience

  • Directors & Officers/Professional Liability Insurance and Litigation:
  • Drafting endorsements and policy provisions
  • Monitoring claims
  • Coverage litigation
  • Directors & Officers representation
  • Consultation with insurance brokers
  • Financial Institutions, Accountants, Lawyers, Investment Advisors, General Partnership liability claims
  • Insurance Company Bad Faith coverage
  • Represented insurers in connection with D&O claims involving:
  • Bank of America
  • Baxter International
  • Bell South Corporation
  • Boeing International
  • Casino Queen
  • Christian Broadcasting
  • Community Health Systems
  • Countrywide Financial Corporation
  • Dole Food Company
  • Duke Energy
  • Enron Corporation
  • FDIC failed bank litigation
  • Fore Systems
  • Freeport-McMoran
  • General Electric Corporation
  • Guitar Center
  • Krispy Kreme
  • L-3 Communications
  • Marsh
  • Massey Energy
  • Moody's
  • News Corporation
  • Omnicare
  • Pharmacia/Pfizer
  • Taxmasters
  • U.S. Century Bank

Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, Professional Liability Underwriting Society
  • Officer, Christian Legal Society, Central Ohio Chapter


  • Capital University Law School (J.D., 1989) magna cum laude
  • The Ohio State University (B.S., 1981)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio