125 Locke Lord Lawyers Named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 List

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    August 15, 2018 – Locke Lord is pleased to announce that 125 lawyers from 16 U.S. offices have been recognized in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. In addition, six 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:

    Todd L. Cooper (Cincinnati) – Public Finance Law
    John G. Igoe (West Palm Beach) – Corporate Law
    Raymond E. LaDriere II (Dallas) – Litigation - ERISA
    Daryl J. Lapp (Boston) – Education Law
    Paul G. Nason (Dallas) – Employment Law - Management
    Walter J. St. Onge III (Boston) – Public Finance Law 

    In addition, 11 Locke Lord lawyers were listed for the first time. The full list of Locke Lord lawyers listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 follows below.









    Los Angeles

    New Orleans


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



    Washington, D.C.

    West Palm Beach


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