January 30, 2019 – Locke Lord’s Executive Committee has re-elected David Taylor (Houston) as Chair of the Firm and Jennifer Kenedy (Chicago), Bill Swanstrom (Houston) and Thomas Yoxall (Dallas) as Vice Chairs of its Executive Committee. The Executive Committee also has named Victoria de Lisle (New Orleans) as the new Co-Chair of the Firm’s Board of Directors. De Lisle — who serves as a member of Locke Lord’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee and has a diverse practice that includes financing, project development and distressed assets — joins Art Anthony (Dallas), who has served as Co-Chair of the Board for the past three years.
In addition, Locke Lord’s Partners have elected four new members to the Firm’s Executive Committee and five new members to its Board of Directors.
The new members of the Firm’s Executive Committee are David Grant (London), Paul Mahoney (Providence), Mitch Tiras (Houston) and Steve Whitmer (Chicago). Also remaining on Locke Lord’s Executive Committee with Taylor, Kenedy, Swanstrom and Yoxall are Michael Gaertner (Chicago), Alan Levin (Hartford), Janis Loegering (Dallas), Richard A. Manley Jr. (Boston), Paul Nason (Dallas) and George Ticknor (Boston).
Locke Lord’s Board of Directors helps direct the Firm’s vision and strategy and collaborates on other Firm-wide initiatives. The Board reports to Taylor and the Executive Committee. The new members of the Firm’s Board of Directors are Elizabeth Campbell (Atlanta), Douglas Gray (Providence), Ben Henry (London), Ashlee Knuckey (Chicago) and Heather Stone (Boston). Remaining on the Board with Anthony and de Lisle are Cynthia Bast (Austin), Derrick Carson (Houston), Greg Casamento (New York), Al Clark (Los Angeles), Laura Edrington (Houston), Joe Froehlich (New York), Miki Goodin (Chicago), Denise Hanna (Washington, D.C.), John Igoe (West Palm Beach), Tom Knight (Washington, D.C.), Elizabeth Mack (Dallas), Stephanie Massey (Boston), Hanna Norvell (Houston), Allison O’Neil (Boston), Benjamin Sykes (Chicago), Kimberly Williams (Dallas) and Scott Wofsy (Stamford).
Newly elected members of Locke Lord’s Executive Committee:
Newly elected members of Locke Lord’s Board of Directors:
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