Edmund G. LaCour Jr. is an associate at Bancroft PLLC. His practice focuses on appellate litigation and strategic counseling. He has represented clients at each level of the federal courts, as well as state trial and appellate courts. He has authored briefs and motions on a wide range of issues, including federal jurisdiction, federal energy regulation, religious freedom, and the Second Amendment. He played a key role in Bancroft’s victory before the Supreme Court in Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing. He has argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Mr. LaCour previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable William H. Pryor Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Before joining Bancroft, Mr. LaCour worked at Baker Botts LLP from 2012 to 2015, where he practiced energy and securities litigation before trial and appellate courts.
Mr. LaCour graduated from Yale Law School, where he served as an editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review and a board member of the Federalist Society. He holds a master’s degree in international peace studies from Trinity College Dublin. He graduated summa cum laude from Birmingham-Southern College with a degree in political science.
Mr. LaCour is a native of Dothan, Alabama, and is admitted to practice law in Alabama and Texas.