Love, Jeff B.

Jeff B. Love

Senior Partner



Jeff Love is Chairman of the Houston Office, and he served as Chairman of the Firm's Practice Development Committee from 1987-2006. Jeff devotes his time to furthering the relationship between the Firm and its clients and represents corporate leaders and CEO's in securing corporate partnerships across the nation. With 42 years of service to the Firm, he understands the level of dedication necessary to make Locke Lord LLP one of the top law firms in the country. Jeff is also well respected for his service to various humanitarian and community organizations, including the Board and Executive Committee of the U.T. M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and as a National Trustee of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

Professional History

  • Senior Partner, Locke Lord LLP
  • Chairman, Houston Office

Professional Affiliations and Recognitions

  • Member, Board of Visitors Executive Committee, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (2013-present)
  • National Trustee, Phi Delta Theta Fraternity Foundation (2010-2018)
  • Member, Board of Visitors, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center (1991-Present)
  • National Trustee, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (1994-Present)
  • Memorial Hermann Community Relation Board Committee (2008-Present)
  • Memorial Hermann Healthcare Foundation Board (1999-2007)
  • Board of Directors, Past Chairman, Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation (1985-Present)
  • Development Board, University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center (1998-Present)
  • Board of Directors, Fred Jones Capital Corporation
  • Director, J.P. Morgan Chase (formerly Texas Commerce) & Co. - Houston Regional Advisory Board (1990-2009)
  • Board and Executive Committee, Greater Houston Partnership (2002-2009)
  • Five Outstanding Young Houstonians Award
  • Five Outstanding Young Texans Award
  • Outstanding Young Texas Ex Award (selected by the University of Texas Ex Students Association annually to Four Alumni Under 41) (the first recipient not to attend The University of Texas as an undergraduate)
  • Named to Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law

Community Leadership

  • Chair, The University of Texas MD Anderson “Living Legend Benefit” featuring former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in December 2018
  • Co-Honoree and Recipient of the "Outstanding Contribution to Education Award" by Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association of Greater Houston at its Annual Scholarship Dinner in April 2011
  • Phi Delta Theta International Fraternity's Distinguished Alumnus Award (2009). One of ten individuals selected for the Award since the Fraternity was founded in 1848
  • Honoree, The Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs Dinner (2008)
  • Honoree, National Trustee Dinner, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (2004)
  • Finance Committee, George W. Bush Presidential Committee (1999-2000 and 2003-2004)
  • Past Honorary Consul General of Sweden in Texas (1983-1989)
  • Knighthood Conferred by King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (1989)
  • Past Chairman, The Houston Campaign, March of Dimes, Houston Chapter