Locke Lord lawyers represent Fortune 500, small and medium-size companies, closely-held and family-owned businesses, Internet startups and individual entrepreneurs which operate in a wide variety of industries, including finance, manufacturing, health care, insurance, pharmaceuticals, transportation and e-commerce. In addition, many of our lawyers spend a great deal of their time representing financial institutions in virtually every type of legal controversy and have won pioneering victories in class actions, usury, lender liability, as well as cases brought under federal, state, and regulatory lending laws and regulations.
Locke Lord has hundreds of lawyers in our U.S. offices who concentrate in trial and appellate work. We help in all major areas of law that directly impact business clients, including contract, employment, environmental, fraud, antitrust, tax, technology, trademark, securities, intellectual property, class action defense, insolvency, insurance and reinsurance, and most other types of disputes. We defend securities fraud cases, proxy contests, and injunction cases, which often require litigation in multiple locations simultaneously. Our clients include national and regional investment banks and broker/dealers, securities issuers and underwriters, corporate officers and directors, corporate accountants, and bond rating agencies. Texas Lawyer magazine named Locke Lord the 2014 Litigation Department of the Year – the top large law firm in the general litigation category. Chambers USA, Client's Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business also ranked Locke Lord as one of the leading litigation firms.
Whether clients need counseling, mediation, arbitration, or aggressive litigation, our experience, skills, and resources help meet any challenge. Our lawyers try cases in federal, state, and local courts across the country and represent clients before state and federal agencies, including the Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. We arbitrate disputes in private proceedings and before organizations such as the American Arbitration Association, International Chamber of Commerce, and FINRA.