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

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 practitioner. His extensive experience as a former federal prosecutor makes him an invaluable asset to the client as well as co-counsel when contemplating strategy and how the government is likely to proceed.” And others note that Harrigan “is phenomenal.”

Gentry Locke Chairperson Monica Monday was recognized in the top tier (Band 1) in the areas of Litigation: Appellate and Litigation: General Commercial, ranked nine years in a row. Commentators describe Monday as “a true leader in the Virginia Bar and is a trusted resource. She is the dean of appellate lawyers in Virginia.”

Gentry Locke Managing Partner Brett Marston was recognized in Band 4 in the area of Construction for the second year. Commentators describe Marston as a “great lawyer who gets good results for clients.”

Gentry Locke’s General Commercial Litigation team is ranked Band 3 for the thirteenth year as well as the firm’s Labor & Employment practice for the fourth year. The Construction team is newly ranked in Band 4.

Chambers USA ranks the leading firms and lawyers in a variety of practice areas. Its rankings are based on a rigorous and thorough process that includes peer and client research. The Chambers rankings are used by companies and firms throughout the world.

Chambers ranks individual lawyers in their practice area based on their legal knowledge and experience, ability, effectiveness, and client service. Law firms and their departments are ranked based on their technical legal ability, expertise, and experience specific to the practice area and jurisdiction, client service, the depth of the team, commercial vision and business understanding, diligence and value for the money.

About Gentry Locke

With over 80 lawyers practicing across a range of disciplines, Gentry Locke brings uncommon thinking and deep experience to the legal and business challenges of companies, institutions, organizations, and individuals — a commitment the firm has met since 1923. Operating from offices in Roanoke, Lynchburg, Richmond, and Norfolk, Gentry Locke serves clients in Virginia and across the United States. Meet the firm’s dynamic attorneys and learn more about its fierce drive to achieve success for its clients by exploring our website.

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