Lacy M. Johnson

Partner, Ice Miller LLP


Lacy M. Johnson is a partner at Ice Miller LLP, in Indianapolis. His primary areas of practice focus on public affairs services, and he serves as co-chair of the Public Affairs and Gaming Group.

A lifelong resident of Indianapolis, Johnson received his B.A. from Purdue University. He holds a J.D. from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law at IUPUI. He is admitted to practice in the state of Indiana and before the federal courts in the Southern District of Indiana.

Johnson served on the board of directors for the Indianapolis Airport Authority from 2000 until 2012 and was its president from 2000 to 2008. In addition to the IUPUI Board of Advisors, he is a member of the Indiana University Foundation, the Health and Hospital Corporation of the Marion County Board of Trustees, the Congressional Black Caucus Political Education and Leadership Institute, the Skyline Club, Indianapolis Downtown, Inc., Oaks Academy, the American Pianists Association, the American Red Cross National Diversity Advisory Council, and the United States Democratic Black Caucus PAC Board. He is the Seventh District Representative of the Indiana Democratic Party and a Democratic National Committee at-large member.

Johnson is also a member of the Lawyers Council of the Indianapolis Civil Liberties Union, the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the Dean’s Advisory Council of the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, and Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity. He is also a Grand Inspector General 33° of Constantine #25, Scottish Rite of PHA. He is a Sagamore of the Wabash and has been named in Who's Who in Black Indianapolis and Indiana Super Lawyers.

Before joining Ice Miller in 1993, Johnson was an attorney for government relations services at Sagamore-Bainbridge, Inc., director of security for the Indiana State Lottery, and liaison with the Indiana General Assembly. He retired as a lieutenant colonel and held the position of deputy superintendent for support services for the Indiana State Police.