News Release

Andrea Martin Joins Locke Lord’s Boston Office as Partner, Further Strengthening Business Litigation Capabilities

June 3, 2024

(BOSTON) June 3, 2024 Andrea L. Martin has joined Locke Lord’s Boston office as a Partner in the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group. With a broad range of dispute resolution capabilities, Martin expands the Firm’s service offerings across the Northeast and nationally.

Martin, who joins Locke Lord from Burns & Levinson, served as general counsel and co-chair of its business litigation and dispute litigation group. She has been an advocate for individuals and corporations for nearly two decades in various disputes and litigation venues, including government agencies, state and federal courts and appeals courts.

“Andrea’s versatility across civil and commercial litigation, including her background in intra-business disputes, labor and employment issues, real estate and eviction proceedings and white collar criminal defense matters, will fortify the Firm’s litigation bench in the Northeast and across the country,” said Allison O’Neil, Boston Partner and Co-Chair of the Firm’s White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice Group. “Her extensive practice and depth of experience serving as in-house counsel will be integral to helping our clients navigate the significant challenges associated with each phase of litigation. We’re thrilled to welcome Andrea to the Firm.”

“Andrea is the latest strong addition to Locke Lord’s Boston office,” added Christine McCay, Managing Partner of Locke Lord’s Boston office. “She is a highly talented practitioner, and her strong trial skill set, leadership experience and entrepreneurial spirit will fit in seamlessly with the Firm’s culture.”

Martin represents clients in all stages of dispute resolution, including initial consultation, administrative investigations, negotiation and mediation and court proceedings from complaint to appeal. Her practice covers a variety of business torts, including misrepresentation and fraud as well as contractual disputes involving issues in contract formation, interpretation, performance and payment.

“I’ve had deep working relationships with many of Locke Lord’s lawyers, and I’m ecstatic to work side by side with them to increase the Firm’s already expansive list of offerings,” said Martin. “Locke Lord’s strong national footprint and well-regarded culture emphasizing teamwork and collaboration make it the optimal destination for me as I look to continue building my practice.”

Locke Lord’s dispute resolution team has the intellectual depth, creativity and tenacity necessary to prevail in the most complex and contentious disputes. The Firm’s clients include the largest global companies and entrepreneurial businesses. The Firm’s litigation lawyers try cases in federal, state and local courts across the United States and represent clients before state and federal agencies and regulators. Locke Lord’s lawyers defend clients facing criminal challenges and arbitrate disputes administered by the leading various domestic and international institutions.


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.