Chris Lockwood Joins Transatlantic Law Firm Womble Bond Dickinson As Partner
Huntsville attorney Chris Lockwood recently joined the transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson as a partner, helping to open the firm’s first Alabama office. The newly created Huntsville office is Womble’s 30th worldwide and 23rd in the United States. Chris focuses his practice on government contracts and business litigation and has significant experience in government contracts and complex business litigation before state and federal courts and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims (COFC), the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), and the Federal Circuit. Chris frequently handles bid protests before GAO and COFC, as well as size protests before the Small Business Administration and its Office of Hearings and Appeals. He counsels clients on regulatory matters, including corporate issues, data rights, compliance with small business regulations, joint ventures, mentor/protégé issues, teaming agreements, subcontracts, and employment issues. In addition to his government contracts practice, Chris advises clients on intellectual property matters, including federal and state trademark registrations, trade secrets, licensing, and general business law.
Chris has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America (BL Rankings) in Litigation: Labor & Employment and selected to the Mid-South Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) since 2015. He is admitted in Alabama and Tennessee, as well as various federal courts, including all U.S. District Courts in Alabama and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Eleventh and Federal Circuits. He also frequently handles litigation cases in Madison County Circuit Court, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
Chris earned his undergraduate degree at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. He graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2009.