Locke Lord LLP is a full-service, international law firm that ranks among The American Lawyer’s top U.S. law firms. Our team has earned a solid reputation in complex litigation, regulatory and transactional work. We serve our clients’ interests first, and these clients range from Fortune 500 and middle market public and private companies to start-ups and emerging businesses. Through its wide-ranging international footprint, Locke Lord has received numerous industry recognitions as a global leader in the middle market sector.

Locke Lord’s team builds collaborative relationships and crafts creative solutions to solve problems – all designed and executed with long-term strategic goals in mind. Among Locke Lord’s many strong practice areas are appellate, aviation, bankruptcy/restructuring/insolvency, business litigation and dispute resolution, class action litigation, consumer finance, corporate and finance transactions, employee benefits, energy, environmental, financial services, fund formation, health care and life sciences, insurance and reinsurance, intellectual property, international, labor and employment, mergers and acquisitions, privacy and cyber security, private equity, public finance, public law, real estate, regulatory, tax, technology, telecommunications, venture capital, and white collar criminal defense and internal investigations.

As part of a full service firm, our Regulatory and Transactional Department represents international and domestic clients before the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), the National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) and the Insurance Departments of the various states. We participate in the periodic meetings of the NAIC and NCOIL, and serve on a multitude of advisory and other committees established to address critical issues confronting the insurance industry and its individual clients. Through our working relationship with these regulators, our Regulatory and Transactional Department is well equipped to recognize, address and resolve various regulatory issues as they arise. Accordingly, our Regulatory and Transactional Department plays an active role in the crafting of insurance legislation and monitors, on a daily basis, the ever-changing laws, rules and regulations which govern our industry.