News Release

Locke Lord Partner Julie Webb Named to Crain’s Chicago ‎Business’ 2021 Notable LGBTQ Executives ‎

August 12, 2021
‎(CHICAGO) August 12, 2021 – Locke Lord Partner Julie Webb has been named by Crain’s ‎Chicago Business as one of the 2021 Notable LGBTQ Executives, recognizing her impact in her ‎field and dedication to workplace equality and civic engagement in Chicago.‎

Webb has demonstrated long-standing 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. In addition, 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. Webb 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. ‎

An active member of the Chicago community, Webb 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. Earlier this year, Webb ‎was selected as one of the National LGBT Bar Association’s 40 Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under ‎‎40 for 2021. ‎

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.‎