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Locke Lord Chicago Partner Julie Webb Named to National LGBT Bar Association's Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40

May 5, 2021

(CHICAGO) May 5, 2021Chicago Partner Julie Webb has been named as one of the 40 Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40 by the National LGBT Bar Association, recognizing her distinction in her field and profound commitment to LGBTQ+ equality. She will be recognized, along with the other awardees, during the Lavender Law Conference in July.

Throughout her career, Webb has demonstrated her dedication to increasing diversity and inclusion at Locke Lord and in the legal profession. She is Co-Chair of Locke Lord’s Chicago office Diversity and Inclusion Committee and a member of the Firm-wide Diversity and Inclusion and Technology Committees. She served as the Firm’s 2020 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow, participating in programming designed to support and accelerate the careers of lawyers who are committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession. She is an appointed member of the American Bar Association (ABA) Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and serves as Vice Chair of the ABA Antitrust Section Civil Practice & Procedure Committee.

Webb is also an active member of the Chicago community and serves on the Executive Committee of the Field Museum’s Field Associates. In addition, she is a Regional Coordinator of the Dartmouth Lawyers Association, having received her B.A. from Dartmouth College.

As a member of the Firm’s Litigation and Antitrust Practice Groups, Webb represents financial institutions and other corporate clients in class actions and other complex matters nationwide, including claims under federal and state antitrust statutes and alleged price-fixing, tying and boycott under the Sherman Act and unfair competition. She also has extensive experience enforcing restrictive covenants and litigating trade secret misappropriation claims.

Diversity and inclusion is one of Locke Lord’s five core values and an integral part of the Firm’s strategic plan. Locke Lord understands that fostering an inclusive environment results in better decision-making, better outcomes for clients and a firm where team members can be successful and thrive. To read more about Locke Lord’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, click here.


About Locke Lord LLP
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.