87 Locke Lord Attorneys Representing all 11 U.S. Firm Offices Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 Edition

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    August 16, 2013 – Eighty-seven Locke Lord attorneys, representing all 11 U.S. offices of the international law Firm, have been named by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 in recognition of excellence in their fields. Inclusion in the well-regarded national rankings is gained through an extensive nomination and peer review process. Locke Lord's 2014 rankings include six attorneys new to the list this year. The honorees represent 47 practice areas and specialties in the following cities:


    • Jerry K. Clements - Commercial Litigation
    • Brad Hawley - Real Estate Law
    • J. Alan Holman - Communications Law, Energy Law
    • L. Jeffery Hubenak - Real Estate Law
    • Jennifer L. Rangel - Health Care Law
    • John K. Schwartz - Commercial Litigation
    • Alan Waldrop - Appellate Practice
    • Charles Watson - Appellate Practice


    • Jon Biasetti - Insurance Law
    • Nick J. DiGiovanni - Insurance Law
    • Jennifer A. Kenedy - Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation/Defendants


    • Robert J. Banta - Real Estate Law
    • J. Mitchell Bell - Real Estate Law
    • Bryan E. Bishop - Corporate Law
    • George E. Bowles - Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation/Construction,
    • Litigation/ Intellectual Property
    • Stuart Bumpas - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Non-Profit / Charities Law, Trusts and  Estates
    • E. Philip Bush –  Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    • Paul E. Coggins - Criminal Defense/White-Collar, Litigation/ Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
    • Thomas A. Connop - Commercial Litigation, Litigation/Bankruptcy
    • Lisa Atlas Genecov - Health Care Law
    • Don M. Glendenning - Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    • Bryan L. Goolsby - Corporate Law
    • Roy W. Hardin - Litigation/Intellectual Property
    • Jack E. Jacobsen - Corporate Law
    • Raymond E. LaDriere, II - Commercial Litigation, Litigation/ERISA, Litigation/Trusts and Estates
    • Janis Loegering - Real Estate Law
    • Elizabeth E. Mack - Environmental Law
    • John P. McDonald - Commercial Litigation
    • John B. McKnight - Corporate Law
    • Harriet Miers - Commercial Litigation
    • Robert T. Mowrey - Commercial Litigation, Litigation/ Banking & Finance
    • Jan Reimann Newsom - Health Care Law
    • Michael V. Powell - Commercial Litigation
    • Stefan P. Smith - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    • Robb P. Stewart - Real Estate Law
    • Cynthia Timms - Appellate Practice
    • Thomas G. Yoxall - Commercial Litigation


    • Rick Bays - Information Technology Law
    • William John Bux - Employment Law/Management, Labor Law/Management, Labor & Employment
    • Stephanie Donaho - Trusts and Estates
    • Chris Dove - Appellate Practice
    • Dan A. Fleckman - Corporate Law, Energy Law
    • Gerald D. (Jerry) Higdon - Environmental Law
    • Mark Jacob - Trusts and Estates
    • Stephen C. Jacobs - Real Estate Law
    • Tim Johnson - Criminal Defense/White-Collar
    • James Leahy - Energy Law, Personal Injury Litigation/ Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation/Plaintiffs
    • Brandon Lobb - Derivatives and Futures Law
    • Mark Miller - Derivatives and Futures Law
    • Robert D. Miller - Government Relations Practice
    • Hanna Fister Norvell - Employment Law/Management
    • Lyman R. Paden - Banking and Finance Law
    • David Patton - Energy Law, Oil & Gas Law
    • Gerald J. Pels - Environmental Law
    • Stan Pieringer - Banking and Finance Law
    • Edward A. Razim, III - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    • Jamie Robertson - Real Estate Law
    • Ann Ryan Robertson - International Arbitration/Governmental
    • Bill Swanstrom - Energy Law
    • David Taylor - Corporate Law
    • Mitch Tiras - Tax Law
    • Paul C. Van Slyke - Copyright Law, Litigation/Intellectual Property, Trademark Law
    • Doug Yeager - Real Estate Law
    • Walter Zivley - Non-Profit / Charities Law, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

    Los Angeles

    • Jonathan Bank - Insurance Law
    • Neal H. Brockmeyer  - Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law,
    • Securities Regulation

    New Orleans

    • Victoria M. de Lisle - Real Estate Law
    • Omer F. “Rick” Kuebel, III - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

    New York

    • John F. Sweeney - Litigation/Intellectual Property. Litigation/Patent 

    Locke Lord LLP consistently ranks among American Lawyer's top 100 U.S. law firms. The Firm's full range of practice and industry areas serve national and international clients from offices in Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. It has an excellent reputation in complex litigation, regulatory and transactional work, with its 650-plus lawyers building collaborative relationships and crafting creative solutions – all designed and executed to meet clients' long-term strategic goals.

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