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123 Locke Lord Lawyers Named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 List

August 15, 2017

August 15, 2017 – Locke Lord is pleased to announce that 123 lawyers from 16 U.S. offices have been recognized in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. In addition, five of the Firm’s lawyers were recognized under the special designation of Lawyer of the Year, an honor earned by just one lawyer in each practice area and metropolitan area.

Lawyer of the Year Recipients:

Tim Johnson (Houston) – Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Raymond E. LaDriere II (Dallas) – Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Thomas J. Smedinghoff (Chicago) – Information Technology Law
Jeffrey Swope (Boston) – Education Law 

In addition, nine Locke Lord lawyers were listed for the first time. The full list of Locke Lord lawyers listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 follows below.

Atlanta


Austin


Boston


Chicago


Cincinnati 


Dallas


Hartford


Houston


Los Angeles


Morristown

  • Paulette Brown – Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Labor and Employment

New Orleans


Providence


Stamford


Washington, D.C.


West Palm Beach


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Locke Lord is a full-service, international law firm of 20 offices designed to meet clients’ needs around the world. The Firm has a history that spans more than 130 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, tax, regulatory and transactional teams.

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