Locke Lord's Texas roots are strong, and in Houston we have deep ties and a formidable presence. We have been part of the Houston business, civic, arts and philanthropic communities since the early 1900s, which has led to long-standing and immeasurable relationships with clients. Our experienced and dedicated lawyers are leaders — in the courtroom, in the boardroom and in the community.
Our Houston office offers many strong practice areas, including bankruptcy, restructuring and insolvency, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, corporate and securities, environmental, finance and banking, government relations, health care, intellectual property, insurance and reinsurance, labor and employment, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, real estate and finance, SEC enforcement and litigation, tax and white collar/internal investigations. Our energy lawyers serve as trusted counsel to a broad range of companies from startups to multinational companies, both on domestic and international matters.
Thirteen Houston lawyers were recognized for excellence in Chambers USA 2020. Thirty-eight of our Houston lawyers were recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers of America®, and seven were recognized in the inaugural edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. Nine Houston attorneys were named 2020 Super Lawyers® Texas Rising Stars. In addition, the Houston office was recognized with Metropolitan Tier 1 Rankings in the 2020 Best Law Firms survey by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®.
With our long history in Houston, we are not only committed to our clients but dedicated to help improve the community in which we live. Several of our attorneys serve or have served on the boards of a wide range of organizations throughout Houston, supporting causes from the arts to education and are dedicated to providing pro bono services to those in need.
The Managing Partner of the Houston office is Laura Edrington.
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Locke Lord Houston Office Managing Partner Laura Edrington 1 of Only 6 Women Named Top Lawyers by Houston Business Journal
Locke Lord Earns 13 National Tier 1 and 11 Metropolitan Tier 1 Rankings From U.S. News – Best Lawyers®
Houston Partners Alicia Castro and Lauren Doughty Recognized Among National Diversity Council’s 2019 Top 50 Women Lawyers
David Taylor Quoted in Houston Business Journal on Things to Watch in 2020: Competitive Landscape, Importance of Young Lawyers' Leadership Development, Energy and Private Equity Trends
Locke Lord Snags Top Five Spot in 2019 Texas M&A Rankings by Deal Count
Pro Bono Client Speaks on Life-Changing Result Obtained by Emma Doineau as She is Profiled and Pictured by The Texas Lawbook as Outstanding Pro Bono Achievement Award Recipient
Chambers USA Recognizes 57 Locke Lord Lawyers and 18 Practice Areas
145 Locke Lord Lawyers Named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2021 List, 29 Recognized as Ones to Watch