Locke Liddell Sapp merged with Lord, Bissell & Brook in 2007 and since then has been known as Locke Lord. Originally based in California with just 3 lawyers, it now has above 650 lawyers with 11 offices in the U.S., 1 in Hong Kong and 1 in London.
The firm has a commitment to best practices which can be seen in the selection of eighty-eight attorneys as ‘The Best Lawyers in America’ in 2012 by peer review. The selected lawyers represent 47 areas of practice and specialties. Amongst the excellent assemblage of attorneys, many also hold key positions at local courts and a number of them are or have been Bar Presidents. Executive members of the firm include Bryan L. Goosby; Managing Partner, Jeff B. Love; Partner/ Vice Chairman Management Committee and Miles Holsworth; Executive Director.
Locke Lord specialises and practices in a vast number of areas and is known to have attorneys who believe in building collaborative relationships and offering creative solutions which are designed to meet specific needs of each client in areas such as regulatory and transactional work, labour and employment, real estate and finance and complex litigation.
The firm believes in the promotion of diversity and equality and a large number of women can be seen as members of the executive committee and on the board of directors. The firm also believes in serving the public and supports any pro bono work that its lawyers decide to take up and is known to promote the work of many charity organizations.
The firm that was once known as Locke Lord Liddell Sapp, has gone through many changes in it’s almost a hundred years of existence and has been known as Locke Lord since 2007 when it went through one of the biggest law firm mergers in the history of legal practice in the US. The original firm was established by 3 lawyers back in 1914, in the city of California, and that little practice has now grown to an international law firm which employees over 650 of the best lawyers in the world with 11 offices in the US and 2 outside the country (Hong Kong and London).
Locke Lord offers legal assistance in a vast variety of areas of law and a large number of the firm’s lawyers are recognized as ‘Super Lawyers’ and ‘Best Lawyers’ in the US. The firm is consistently features on the AmLaw (American Lawyers) list of top 100 law firms in the US while the firm receives constant recognition in national and international law publications. A number of lawyers at the firm also hold important positions at their local courts including a number of Bar Presidents.
Locke Lord has a policy that promotes diversity and this shows in the firm’s structure with a large number of women present on the board of directors and executive committee (the executive committee is chaired by Jerry Clements). Each of the firm’s lawyers also have done a large amount of work for charity organizations and the company supports any pro bono work that the lawyers decide to bring to the company. The company is helping various sectors of society by offering pro bono legal assistance to people that really need it.
Due to their massive resources and abundant experience in legal matters, Locke Lord has been able to build up an impressive success rate and is a law firm that can help you with your legal matters, no matter what your case is.