Locke Lord's Atlanta office offers a broad range of both corporate and litigation services.
The Atlanta office’s corporate practice focuses on general corporate, M&A, joint ventures, finance, technology, private equity, securities, banking, commercial lending, insurance and real estate transactions. The M&A practice includes particular experience in the media, insurance and financial services industries. The office also has a high concentration of business technology lawyers focused on intellectual property acquisition and valuation, e-commerce, licensing, privacy, e-records management and IT/outsourcing issues. Our real estate practice provides a broad range of legal services in the Southeast and also across the country.
The Atlanta office also has one of the preeminent life settlement and premium finance practices in the United States, including the representation of liquidity providers, broker-dealers, institutional investors, financing entities and reinsurance companies.
IP attorneys and patent agents in the Atlanta office assist clients in acquiring and protecting their patent, copyright and trademark portfolios. These attorneys and patent agents have worked with Global 500 companies and preeminent universities, in the United States and abroad, to develop IP portfolios for cutting-edge technologies, as well as lead transactions relating to these portfolios.
The Atlanta litigation practice supports the needs of clients across the United States and abroad. Our lawyers handle all types of commercial disputes, with an emphasis on complex litigation and dispute resolution. Areas of concentration include aviation and aerospace, class action litigation, consumer finance, insurance and reinsurance, international arbitration, patents and other intellectual property, product liability, securities litigation and broker-dealer regulatory services, and other complex business disputes.
The attorneys and other professionals in the Atlanta office have significant international synergies with our Asia practice, often counseling clients from Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong in the unique issues these clients face entering and expanding their business in the United States. Several of our Atlanta IP attorneys and patent agents speak Mandarin or Cantonese fluently and have earned their Ph. D. and other advanced degrees in chemistry, computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and physics.
Attorneys in our Atlanta office have been recognized by publications such as Chambers USA, IAM Patent 1000 and Georgia Super Lawyers.
The Managing Partner of the Atlanta office is Bryan Harrison.
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