Locke Lord's San Francisco office, which opened its doors in 2009, gives the Firm an important presence in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley. The office also provides a nexus for our consumer finance, tax, insurance and energy lawyers working with clients in the United States and globally.
Our San Francisco office is an integral part of our nationwide consumer finance practice which works with sales companies, mortgage banking companies and servicers, auto finance companies, insurance companies, banks, and other financial institutions in litigation and regulatory matters. Our San Francisco lawyers also represent financial services clients in disputes, litigation, and regulatory matters relating to servicing, foreclosure, conduct by brokers and loan originators, and the sale and repurchase of loan portfolios.
Additionally, our San Francisco office has experience in a wide variety of cross-border transactions concerning foreign investment into the United States and U.S. investment abroad. Lawyers perform complex transactions to maximize tax efficiency, limit liability, transfer personnel and maintain compliance with U.S. and foreign laws.
Lawyers in this office also have significant insurance experience, assisting clients across the country on a broad range of issues arising out of the regulation of the insurance industry.
Regina McClendon is the Managing Partner of the San Francisco office.