Gentry Locke Attorney David Paxton Named to ALFA International Board of Directors

David Paxton, chair of the Labor and Employment practice at Gentry Locke Rakes & Moore, LLP, recently was elected to serve as a member of the ALFA International Board of Directors. Paxton also serves as the Program Chair for the 2015 ALFA International Client Seminar. This program—which will take place in March in Scottsdale, Arizona—will be attended by nearly 500 individuals from around the world.

Paxton is a frequent guest speaker at national and regional employment law seminars, and has been noted as one of the Best Lawyers in America® for Labor & Employment for the past 16 years. He is one of a select group of lawyers recognized by Benchmark Litigation as a Litigation Star in both the commercial and plaintiff markets for General Commercial, Insurance and Labor & Employment; and he is consistently noted as a Virginia Super Lawyer in Employment & Labor Law, based on his high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

As a member of ALFA International—the premier network of 150 independent law firms located around the world—Gentry Locke combines its cumulative experience in business, litigation and transactional law with the collective wisdom and experience of other member firms, providing an advantage to clients who have complex legal needs.

Gentry Locke is one of only 80 member law firms operating in the U.S., and has been a member of the network since 1987.

According to Paxton, “ALFA International is a tremendous resource and a significant value-added service for our clients who operate internationally and/or in multiple states. Our clients and our attorneys benefit from the well-established relationships we have developed over time with other highly regarded firms in these locations. If our clients find themselves in litigation or have need of business assistance elsewhere, we can help ensure they have the kind of local legal representation they’ve come to expect, where and when they need it.”

“Gentry Locke is proud to have David Paxton serve on the ALFA board and lead the 2015 International Client Seminar. Here at the Firm he provides great wisdom, experience and legal thinking, and we know he will serve the organization and ALFA member firms very well,” said Monica Monday, Gentry Locke Managing Partner.

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