Leading companies and individuals trust us to resolve their most important disputes.

Meet the team

With over 240 lawyers, our dispute resolution team has the intellectual depth, creativity and tenacity necessary to prevail in the most complex and contentious disputes. We resolve business conflicts through trials, arbitrations and strategic counseling in tribunals across the nation, in the EU and United Kingdom, and into East Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, and South America and the Caribbean.

Our clients include the largest global companies and entrepreneurial businesses. Our clients are leaders in their fields, and Locke Lord is their champion.

Our lawyers try cases in federal, state and local courts across the United States. We represent clients before state and federal agencies and regulators. Locke Lord lawyers defend clients facing criminal challenges. We arbitrate disputes administered by the leading various domestic and international institutions.

Our deep skill set and breadth of experience across industries give us a unique ability to address clients’ legal and business concerns. Our lawyers represent innovative clients who drive change in virtually every industry, including construction, education, e-commerce, energy, finance, health care, insurance, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, private equity, real estate and transportation.

In addition to substantive experience, our lawyers are recognized authorities in numerous disciplines, including antitrust, domestic and international arbitration, employment, insurance and reinsurance, intellectual property, internal investigation and white collar defense, securities and environmental disputes. We have a long history of excellence in IP litigation. We have a bankruptcy and restructuring practice that excels in a complex and dynamic environment.

Locke Lord partners effectively with lawyers in corporate law departments to achieve our clients’ goals. Our lawyers collaborate with foreign lawyers and provide valuable assistance not only in planning litigation and appearing in court but also in enforcing and resisting the enforcement of judgments.

Our team embraces modern technology, including artificial intelligence that finds documents and legal authorities with ever-increasing speed. We focus relentlessly on our clients’ objectives, never losing sight of their options to avoid litigation. Our lawyers strive to deliver cost-effective service and look for ways to minimize cost of resolving disputes, while remaining ready, willing and able to take cases to trial and advocate in appellate courts to achieve client objectives.