Christopher L. Lockwood

Christopher L. Lockwood
Christopher L. Lockwood
e-mail: clockwood@wilmerlee.com

 Practice Areas:
Government Contracts; Business Litigation; Labor and Employment Law; Intellectual Property; Workers' Compensation Defense.

Licensed In:
Alabama
Tennessee

Admitted In:

United States Court of Federal Claims
United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

Professional and Community Activities:

Huntsville Committee of 100 Young Professionals
Alabama State Bar, Future of the Profession Task Force, Vice-Chair
Muscular Dystrophy Association, Legal Leaders of North Alabama
Huntsville Madison County Volunteer Lawyers Program
Huntsville Madison County Bar Association

Law School:  University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., cum laude (2009).

College:  Mercer University, B.A. (2005).

Accolades:

Super Lawyers Mid-South “Rising Star” in Business Litigation, 2015, 2016, and 2017

Biography:

Chris Lockwood practices in the areas of business litigation and government contracts.  Chris is a shareholder with the firm’s Government Contracts team and has successfully represented government contractor clients regarding a variety of matters including bid protests, size issues, claims disputes, and regulatory matters.
In addition to working with the Government Contracts team, Chris has a diverse business litigation practice and was recognized by Super Lawyers Mid-South Magazine as a “Rising Star” in the area of Business Litigation in 2015, 2016, and 2017.  Chris is admitted in Alabama and Tennessee, as well as various federal courts including the Eleventh Circuit, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and the Federal Circuit.
Chris advises and represents businesses and government contractors on a wide variety of matters including:
•    The Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”);
•    Service Contract Act;
•    Bid protests (agency-level, GAO, and Court of Federal Claims);
•    SBA size and 8(a) issues;
•    Contract claims disputes;
•    Intellectual property issues, with focus on trademarks and trade secrets;
•    Non-compete agreements;
•    Shareholder disputes;
•    Franchise disputes;
•    Breach of contract; and
•    Employment issues.
Chris completed his undergraduate degree at Mercer University and received his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2009.  While in law school, Chris was an editorial board member on the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and was a competitor on Georgia’s AAJ Mock Trial Team.

Publications

Biotechnology Industry Organization v. District of Columbia: A Preemptive Strike Against State Price Restrictions on Prescription Pharmaceuticals, 19 Alb. L.J. Sci & Tech. 143 (2009).

OCIs:  Read FAR Subpart 9.5 at Your Own Peril! (forthcoming with Jerry Gabig).