Deputy General Counsel (Operations and Personnel), Office of the Army General Counsel
Michael O. Lacey was selected into the Senior Executive Service on October 29, 2018, and began his service as the Deputy General Counsel (Operations & Personnel) in the Office of the General Counsel. Mr. Lacey is responsible for a diverse legal portfolio, leading senior attorneys working in specialized areas of law, including: military operations & personnel, civilian personnel & labor law, international law, criminal law, litigation, intelligence law, information law, and administrative law. Mr. Lacey provides expert legal advice to the Secretary of the Army, the General Counsel of the Army, and other Senior Officials in the formulation, interpretation, and implementation of Army policies, procedures, and programs in the operations and personnel arena. He also provides oversight of sensitive criminal, intelligence, administrative, senior official investigations, and matters involving the Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts.