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Gentry Locke Welcomes Intellectual Property and Business Law Attorney Jake L. Bryant to its Roanoke Office

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ROANOKE, Va. (June 17, 2024) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that Jake L. Bryant has joined the firm’s Roanoke office as an associate. “We are pleased to welcome Jake to the firm and are confident that he will provide valuable support to our Corporate practice in continuing to provide exceptional service to our clients,” said Gentry Locke Managing Partner Brett Marston. Bryant is joining the firm’s General Commercial group where he will focus his practice on intellectual property and business law. He assists clients with various commercial matters, intellectual property, trademark and copyright registrations, […]

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Gentry Locke Welcomes Corporate and Business Partner Christopher D. Lagow to its Norfolk Office

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NORFOLK, Va. (June 11, 2024) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that Christopher D. Lagow has joined the firm’s Norfolk office as a partner in the firm’s Corporate practice. He is the former Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary to PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRAA), and has extensive global experience in the financial services industry in the areas of complex litigation, regulatory compliance, corporate governance and business transactions. “Chris is a seasoned business leader with a reputation for developing and maintaining professionals to deliver quality legal support across a highly regulated, international organization. […]

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Four Gentry Locke Practices and Four Partners Recognized by the Prestigious Chambers USA 2024

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ROANOKE, Va. (June 7, 2024) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke has been recognized as a leading Virginia firm for general commercial, white-collar crime, construction, and employment law by Chambers USA 2024. In its 2024 prestigious ranking of law firms and attorneys, Chambers USA ranked four Gentry Locke practices and four attorneys. The firm’s Criminal & Government Investigations practice is one of only two in Virginia ranked by Chambers USA in Band 1, making specific mention of Partners Thomas J. Bondurant, Jr. (Band 1) and Erin M. Harrigan (Band 2), both ranked four years in a row. Commentators describe Bondurant as “an outstanding white-collar […]

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Gentry Locke 8th Largest Law Firm in Virginia According to Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s “Virginia’s Largest Law Firms” List

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ROANOKE, Va. (June 3, 2024) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that it has been named the 8th largest law firm in Virginia among the 2024 “Virginia’s Largest Law Firms” list, published by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. Gentry Locke currently has 86 lawyers who are licensed to practice in Virginia across 4 offices in Roanoke, Lynchburg, Richmond, and Norfolk. The annual survey of “Virginia’s Largest Law Firms” is based on the number of Virginia-licensed lawyers practicing from an office located within the Commonwealth. The list recognizes 88 law firms across Virginia, and you can find the […]

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Gentry Locke Awarded The Roanoker’s “Best of Roanoke” Best Law Firm

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ROANOKE, Va. (May 1, 2024) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that it has been awarded “Best Law Firm – Platinum” in The Roanoker magazine’s 2024 “Best of Roanoke” reader poll. The platinum award is the highest honor bestowed in a category. The Roanoker’s “Best of Roanoke” poll tabulates reader votes in the designated categories to determine a silver, gold and platinum winner. The 2024 “Best of” issue, which marks the 38th annual poll, published on May 1, 2024. The full list can be found here. The Roanoker is the longest continuously published city magazine in Virginia. It is issued by LeisureMedia360, […]

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18 Gentry Locke Attorneys Recognized in 2024 Virginia Super Lawyers Lists

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ROANOKE, Va. (April 25, 2024) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that 12 of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2024 Virginia Super Lawyers® list and six attorneys have been named to the 2024 Virginia Rising Stars list. Additionally, for the sixth consecutive year, Monica Monday, Head of Gentry Locke’s Appeals & Critical Issues practice, has been named to all three of the publication’s “Top Lists,” including the “Top 100 in Virginia,” the “Top 50 Women in Virginia,” and she is ranked number three on the “Top 10 in Virginia.” Gentry Locke’s Managing […]

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Governor Glenn Youngkin Announces Release of Virginia Permit Transparency Website

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RICHMOND, VA – Governor Glenn Youngkin announced today the release of the Virginia Permit Transparency (VPT) website to bring increased transparency and efficiency to the Commonwealth’s permitting processes. “Our administration is committed to increasing transparency in the permitting process. The Virginia Permit Transparency website allows Virginia to continue to lead the country by bringing greater visibility to the regulatory and permitting processes,” said Governor Glenn Youngkin. “Virginia is demonstrating how a transparent permitting process can continue to attract top-quality business and job opportunities.” VPT provides the public a centralized platform to track the daily status and timeline of critical steps […]

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K. Brett Marston Named Next President-Elect of the Virginia State Bar

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ROANOKE, Va. (March 18, 2024) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that the firm’s managing partner K. Brett Marston has been named the next President-Elect of the Virginia State Bar (VSB). He will be elected as the 2024-2025 President-Elect of the VSB at the 2024 VSB Annual Meeting in late May. His term as President-Elect will begin July 1. “We are proud of the dedication Brett has shown in serving the legal profession and upholding the highest standards of professionalism, and know that his leadership will be a benefit to the Virginia State Bar,” said Gentry Locke Chair […]

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Gentry Locke Announces Lecture Series Hosted at Ferrum College

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ROANOKE, Va. (March 7, 2024) – Gentry Locke Attorneys and Ferrum College are pleased to announce the 2024 Gentry Locke Lecture Series will be hosted at the College on Wednesday, April 10. The spring presentation titled “Demystifying AI: The Truth…a Terrible and Terrific Future” will focus on artificial intelligence, and its impact on industry, the future of jobs, and what higher education needs to consider as it prepares the students of today and tomorrow. Guest speakers will have opportunities to engage with Ferrum College students throughout the day and the evening presentation. The evening presentation is open to the public and will feature several […]

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Gentry Locke Welcomes Corporate Partner G. Wythe Michael to its Richmond Office

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RICHMOND, Va. (March 4, 2024) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that G. Wythe Michael has joined the firm’s Richmond office as a partner in our Corporate practice. “The hiring of Wythe Michael is another step forward for the growth of Gentry Locke’s commercial and transactional practice across Virginia. Wythe is a super-talented and experienced business attorney with an outstanding reputation in working with businesses of all types to successfully navigate their corporate law issues. We are pleased that he will bring his outstanding legal, leadership, and business skills to serve our clients in Virginia […]

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