132 Locke Lord Lawyers Named to The Best Lawyers in America® ‎‎2020 List

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    August 15, 2019 – Locke Lord is pleased to announce that 132 lawyers from 16 U.S. offices have been recognized in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. In addition, three 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:

    Brad Hawley (Austin) – Real Estate Law
    Edward A. Razim III (Houston) – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    Thomas J. Smedinghoff (Chicago) – Information Technology Law

    The full list of Locke Lord lawyers listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020 follows below.









    Los Angeles

    New Orleans

    New York


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



    Washington, D.C.

    West Palm Beach


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    Locke Lord is a full-service law firm with global reach and 20 offices designed to meet clients’ needs in the United States and around the world. The Firm has a history that spans more than 130 years and is a leader in the middle market arena. Locke Lord focuses on providing the highest levels of commitment, quality and service to clients across its five Key Sectors: Energy and Infrastructure; Finance and Financial Services; Insurance and Reinsurance; Pharmaceutical; and Private Equity. In addition, the Firm advises clients across a broad spectrum of other industries, including fund formation, venture capital, health care, public finance, real estate, technology, cybersecurity and white collar, while providing a wealth of experience through its complex litigation, intellectual property, tax, regulatory and transactional teams.

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