News Release

Best Lawyers Recognizes 129 Locke Lord Attorneys; Seven Earn Lawyer of the Year Distinction

August 16, 2016

August 16, 2016 – One hundred twenty-nine Locke Lord lawyers from 15 U.S. offices have been recognized for excellence in their practice area and named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2017. In addition, the Firm saw seven lawyers recognized under the special designation of Lawyer of the Year, an honor earned by just one lawyer in each practice area and metropolitan area. The lawyers who earned this title are listed below with their area of practice.

Lawyer of the Year Recipients:

Paul Coggins (Dallas) – Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Daryl Lapp (Boston) – Education Law
Paul Mahoney, Jr. (Providence) – Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Robert Mowrey (Dallas) – Litigation - Banking and Finance
Ann Ryan Robertson (Houston) – International Arbitration - Governmental

Those listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017 include the following (please note lawyers are listed according to the city in which he/she was based in 2015):


Chicago Dallas Houston New Orleans Providence Washington, DC West Palm Beach

About Locke Lord LLP
Locke Lord is a full-service, international law firm of more than 20 offices designed to meet clients’ needs around the world. The Firm has a history that spans more than 125 years and is a worldwide leader in the middle market sector. Locke Lord advises clients across a broad spectrum of industries including energy, financial services, fund formation, health care, insurance and reinsurance, private equity and venture capital, public finance, real estate, and technology, media and telecommunications, while providing a wealth of experience through its complex litigation, intellectual property, regulatory and transactional teams.