Joining the firm following two federal court clerkships, Luke Beasley has represented clients in a variety of disputes, including multiple product liability, business tort, and breach-of-contract actions.
Prior to law school, Luke worked for three years with Teach For America in Jacksonville, Florida, where he taught high school English and led a cohort of new teachers through their first year in the classroom.
Pelvic Mesh Product Liability Litigation
Counsel for Ethicon/Johnson & Johnson in defense of lawsuits alleging personal injuries caused by pelvic mesh medical devices.
YAZ®/Yasmin® Product Liability Litigation
Represented Bayer as part of a nationwide product liability litigation alleging personal injuries caused by the oral contraceptives YAZ® and Yasmin®. MDL in the Southern District of Illinois and in individual cases in California, Oregon, and Georgia.
Sprint v. Cequel (D. Del. 2020- )
Counsel for defendant Cequel (Altice) in patent lawsuit brought by Sprint alleging that Cequel’s voice-over-IP networks infringe a number of Sprint’s patents. Trial scheduled for 2021.
Pearson Family Foundation v. The University of Chicago (N.D. Okla.)
Counsel for The University of Chicago in dispute arising from $100 million grant agreement.
Moore v. Nicholson (N.D. Ill.)
Pro bono trial counsel for inmate in a Section 1983 suit against prison and medical staff for unconstitutional conditions of confinement resulting in a cockroach infestation and for improper medical care leading to hearing loss. Case is currently pending in the Northern District of Illinois.
Education & Honors
Harvard Law School, 2017, J.D., magna cum laude
Board of Student Advisers, Teaching Assistant in Legal Research and Writing
Winner and Best Brief, Ames Moot Court Competition
DePauw University, 2010, B.A., summa cum laude
Phi Beta Kappa
- Honorable Christopher R. Cooper, United States District Court for the District of Columbia, 2018-2019
- Honorable David W. McKeague, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2017-2018