Gentry Locke Partner Catherine Huff Recognized by Roanoke Bar Association

ROANOKE, Va. (June 9, 2021) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to congratulate Catherine J. Huff on her recognition as the Roanoke Bar Association 2021 Young Lawyer of the Year.

Huff joined Gentry Locke in 2011 as an associate and became partner in 2017. Since then, she has developed a successful practice, which focuses on employment, insurance, and workers’ compensation. She has litigated cases in both state and federal courts in Virginia and has also represented companies before the EEOC and the Department of Labor.

Huff serves as the 8th District Representative on the Board of Governors of the Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Committee and has volunteered for a number of bar programs. She is also an engaged member of ALFA International, a global legal network of 150 law firms in the United States and other countries. She serves on the ALFA International Women’s Initiative Steering Committee, which promotes the professional development of women attorneys, and on the Steering Committee for the ALFA International Hospitality & Retail group.

Gentry Locke Managing Partner Monica T. Monday presented Huff the award at the Roanoke Bar Association 96th Annual Meeting. “Cate is an excellent trial lawyer who is well-versed in all aspects of litigation. She is a force to be reckoned with in the courtroom and a tremendous advocate for her clients. She’s a valued colleague within our firm and the legal community, and it was my pleasure to present this award to her,” said Monday.

Huff was a member of the 2019 “Up & Coming Lawyers” Class for Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s Leaders in the Law awards. Since 2015, she has been named a Rising Star by Virginia Super Lawyers and was honored as a Legal Elite by Virginia Business magazine. She frequently speaks on employment related issues across the country.

The 2021 Young Lawyer of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding attorney age 36 and under, or those admitted to practice three years or less, who has demonstrated dedicated service to the community and the profession.

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