Locke Lord's Atlanta office offers a broad range of both corporate and litigation services.
The Atlanta corporate practice focuses on general corporate, M&A, joint ventures, finance, technology, private equity, securities, banking, commercial lending, insurance and real estate transactions. The M&A practice includes particular experience in the media, insurance and financial services industries. The office also has a high concentration of business technology lawyers focused on intellectual property, e-commerce, licensing, privacy, e-records management and IT/outsourcing issues. Our real estate practice provides a broad range of legal services in the Southeast and also across the country.
The Atlanta office also has one of the preeminent life settlement and premium finance practices in the United States, including the representation of liquidity providers, broker-dealers, institutional investors, financing entities and reinsurance companies.
The Atlanta office has significant international synergies with our Asia practice since our lawyers counsel Chinese clients in the specific issues they face entering and expanding their business in the United States. Additionally, we have an on-the-ground IP group that helps clients acquire and protect assets in their patent portfolios. Several of our Atlanta IP lawyers and patent agents speak Chinese fluently and have Ph.Ds in physics and chemistry.
The Atlanta litigation practice supports the needs of clients across the United States and abroad. Our lawyers handle all types of commercial disputes with an emphasis on complex litigation and dispute resolution. Areas of concentration include aviation and aerospace, class action litigation, consumer finance, insurance and reinsurance, intellectual property, international arbitration, product liability, securities litigation and broker-dealer regulatory services, and other complex business disputes.
The Managing Partner of the Atlanta office is Neil Dickson.