Legal directory Chambers USA has ranked 51 Locke Lord LLP lawyers and 19 of the Firm’s practice areas for excellence in its 2016 edition. Ten of the Firm’s lawyers have achieved Band 1 rankings in their respective practice areas and the Firm’s Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) practice has earned a national distinction.
Locke Lord lawyers honored on a national level include: Nick J. DiGiovanni (Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance), David Patton (Energy: Oil & Gas Transactional), and Thomas J. Smedinghoff (Privacy & Data Security). This year marks DiGiovanni’s first time to achieve recognition on the national level.
In addition, four Locke Lord lawyers moved up in this year’s rankings, including: Elizabeth E. Mack (Environment, Texas), Michael V. Powell (Litigation: General Commercial and Litigation: Energy & Natural Resources, Texas), David S. Szabo (Health Care, Massachusetts) and Bradley C. Weber (Antitrust, Texas).
In addition, two Locke Lord lawyers were named “Recognized Practitioners” and three practice areas from two states received the same distinction.
Below is a full list of Locke Lord lawyers ranked in Chambers USA 2016:
Louisiana (New Orleans)
Rhode Island (Providence)
Locke Lord practice areas recognized in Chambers USA 2016 are:
Under “Recognized Practitioners” are:
Florida (West Palm Beach)
Chambers & Partners has been ranking lawyers across all industries since 1990. Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business surveys and interviews clients and lawyers across the United States to determine which firms and lawyers are considered leaders in their field. Rankings assess key qualities in the legal field, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence and commitment.
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