News Release

Locke Lord Elects 7 New Partners in Chicago, Houston, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.

October 4, 2023

October 4, 2023 – Locke Lord has promoted seven lawyers representing the Firm’s Chicago, Houston, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., offices to Partnership level, effective Jan. 1, ‎‎2024. The lawyers are ‎members of the Firm’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Insolvency, Corporate and Transactional, Intellectual Property and Litigation Practice Groups.‎

The new Partners are:

In Chicago:

Tom Bohac focuses his practice on investment management, securities and corporate law. He has experience counseling clients on securities compliance, investment adviser, trust company, investment company and broker-dealer regulation. He has considerable experience counseling clients on corporate governance and fiduciary matters as well as representing parties in joint venture relationships, with a particular focus on innovative joint ventures between health insurers and large health systems.

Alyssa Gregory concentrates her practice on reinsurance, insurance and health care disputes. She also has substantial experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in other complex commercial litigation and arbitration matters. Gregory helps clients with all aspects of the litigation process, including initial case evaluation and risk assessment, fact and expert discovery, motion practice, pre-trial, trial, post-trial and appeals.

Jonathan B. Turpin focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation, primarily on pharmaceutical patent actions under the Hatch-Waxman Amendments to the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. He represents pharmaceutical companies in all aspects of federal intellectual property litigation, including Paragraph IV Certifications, non-infringement and invalidity contentions, fact and expert discovery, claim construction, motion practice and trial.

In Houston:

Christian Perez focuses his practice on business litigation and dispute resolution, construction ‎law and energy litigation. He assists clients in commercial contract disputes, fiduciary relations ‎issues and a wide variety of construction disputes in front of state and federal district courts as ‎well as domestic and international arbitration tribunals. Perez represents clients in pre-suit ‎matters, the discovery process, motion practice, and final trials and arbitration hearings.‎

In New York:

Zhibin Li focuses his practice on complex intellectual property issues, with an emphasis on pharmaceutical Hatch-Waxman litigation. He has been involved in various aspects of such litigation, including Paragraph IV Certifications, non-infringement and invalidity contentions, fact discovery, preliminary injunction, claim construction, expert discovery, motion practice, pre-trial and trial. Li also has experience in patent preparation and prosecution.

In San Francisco:

Lindsey E. Kress concentrates her practice on defending clients in class action and financial services litigation as well as advising on privacy and cybersecurity issues. She regularly represents clients in complex matters in state and federal courts across the country. Kress has second-chair trial experience and has argued cases at both the trial and appellate level.

In Washington, D.C.:

Chelsey Rosenbloom List focuses her practice on corporate restructuring, insolvency, bankruptcy and related litigation matters. She represents a wide spectrum of clients, including secured and unsecured creditors, corporate debtors, indenture trustees and other interested parties in bankruptcy-related transactions and out-of-court workouts. She advises clients on creditors’ rights, distressed acquisitions and dispositions, debtor-in-possession financing, loan-to-own strategies and other matters.


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 135 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.