Gentry Locke Elevates Two Lawyers to Partner

ROANOKE, Va. (January 4, 2022) – The Virginia law firm of Gentry Locke is pleased to announce the promotions of Andrew O. Gay and Kirk M. Sosebee to the partnership, effective January 1, 2022.

“Andrew and Kirk are talented attorneys who have demonstrated hard work and commitment to our clients,” said Gentry Locke Managing Partner Monica T. Monday. “We are pleased to welcome them to the partnership.”

Gay is a member of the firm’s Construction Law group, where he assists clients with construction contracts and resolving construction disputes. He also has experience resolving lien and bond claims, performance disputes, licensing investigations, workplace safety violations, design defects, construction defects, and delay claims. Before law school, Gay worked as a project manager for one of America’s largest, privately held real estate companies, managing commercial construction projects. After law school, Gay served as Associate General Counsel for one of Virginia’s largest general contractors. His hands-on experience in the construction industry helps him to better handle the challenges facing contractors and developers. Gay received his B.S. in Construction Management from Everglades University and his J.D. from Liberty University School of Law.

Sosebee is a member of the firm’s Construction Law group and Business Litigation group. He represents owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and design professionals with issues relating to both road building and vertical construction projects, including construction contract negotiations and preparation, payment disputes with private parties and with VDOT, mechanic’s liens, construction defects, delay claims, and OSHA matters. He also represents clients in government contractor debarment proceedings and False Claims Act/whistleblower actions. Sosebee received his B.A. from Patrick Henry College and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.

About Gentry Locke

With 70 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, and Richmond, Virginia, 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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