Awards & Recognitions

Savoy Names Locke Lord’s Denise Hanna One of the Most Influential Black Lawyers in 2015

March 10, 2015

March 10, 2015 ­– Savoy magazine has named Locke Lord Partner Denise E. Hanna as one of the country’s “Most Influential Black Lawyers” in a survey of the “best of the best” Black lawyers who are partners at leading national law firms and corporate counsel from Fortune 1000 corporations.

Hanna, who works out of the Firm’s Washington, D.C., office, is Chair of Locke Lord’s Health Care Practice Group.

“Denise has been scaling new heights with her professional accomplishments and leadership in promoting diversity in the legal profession, and we are very proud of this exceptionally talented lawyer,” said Firm Chair Jerry Clements. “Locke Lord fosters a culture of inclusion and encourages diverse points of view, as we believe that a superior law firm is reflective of the communities in which we live and work.”

With more than 20 years of experience in health care legal and public policy matters, Hanna advises health insurance companies and managed care organizations on mergers and acquisitions, corporate and entity formation, managed care contracting, joint ventures, commercial contracting and regulatory and compliance matters. She is a frequent speaker and writer on health reform topics. Hanna serves on the Governance Committee of the Hope Street Early Head Start Program sponsored by California Hospital Medical Center and has chaired the National Bar Association’s Health Law Section. Currently, as a member of the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section, she serves as a Vice Chair of the Managed Care & Insurance interest group and of the Programs Executive Committee and was Co-Chair of the 2014 Washington Health Law Summit.

About Locke Lord LLP

Locke Lord is a full-service, international law firm. On January 10, 2015, Locke Lord LLP and Edward Wildman Palmer LLP combined to create Locke Lord LLP, a Firm of approximately 1,000 lawyers working from 23 offices to meet clients’ needs around the world. With a combined history of more than 125 years and a greatly enhanced domestic and global footprint, Locke Lord is a worldwide leader in the middle market sector. Locke Lord advises clients across a broad spectrum of industries including energy, insurance and reinsurance, private equity, telecommunications, technology, real estate, financial services and health care and life sciences, while providing a wealth of experience through its complex litigation, regulatory, intellectual property and fund formation teams.