Locke Lord has been recognized in three practice areas in The Legal 500 United States 2017 as a leading law firm: M&A/corporate and commercial - M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m); M&A/corporate and commercial - Venture capital and emerging companies; and Media, technology and telecoms - Cyber law (including data protection and privacy). In addition to practice area rankings, 11 Locke Lord lawyers, up three from last year, were recommended for individual achievements within their practices.
Nick DiGiovanni, a Chicago-based Partner and Chair of the Firm’s Insurance & Reinsurance Dispute, Coverage and Counseling Group, was included in the elite "Leading Lawyers" list in the United States for Industry focus - Insurance - advice to insurers.
Providence Office Managing Partner Christopher Graham was recommended in the M&A/corporate and commercial - M&A - middle-market ($500m-999m) category.
Five Locke Lord lawyers were recognized in the M&A/corporate and commercial - Venture capital and emerging companies category, including: Chicago Partner Tamer Tullgren, Houston Partner Walker Clarke and Providence Partners Andrew Capalbo, Douglas Gray and Michael Newquist.
Four of the Firm’s lawyers were recommended in the Media, technology and telecoms - Cyber law (including data protection and privacy) category, including: Boston Partner David Szabo, Chicago Partner Molly McGinnis Stine, Chicago Of Counsel Tom Smedinghoff and Hartford Office Managing Partner Ted Augustinos.
The Legal 500 is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit.