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

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. We are pleased he will bring his outstanding leadership and business skills to serve our clients in Virginia and around the country,” said Gentry Locke Managing Partner Brett Marston.

The majority of Lagow’s career has been spent leading PRA’s global legal department, including teams handling litigation, regulatory compliance, privacy and corporate transactions. As a member of PRA’s Senior Leadership Team, he also was instrumental in helping to drive a number of initiatives related to investments, risk, strategy, communications and government affairs.

“Gentry Locke is well known for exceptional client service and for its lawyers’ capabilities in handling complex, high-stakes legal matters,” said partner Chris Lagow. “I am excited to be joining the firm and look forward to collaborating with the talented people at Gentry Locke to help businesses compete, thrive, evolve, and achieve greater success and profitability.”

Lagow received his J.D. from the Roger Williams School of Law and his B.A. from James Madison University. He is licensed in Virginia and New York.

Gentry Locke announced the opening of its Norfolk office in March 2023, marking the firm’s fourth office in the Commonwealth and identifying Hampton Roads as an area for development.

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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