(HOUSTON) January 11, 2021 – Mia Lorick has joined Locke Lord’s Houston office as a Partner in the Firm’s Litigation Department, further growing the Firm’s demonstrated dispute resolution capabilities in the region.
“Mia’s strong and varied trial and appellate experience will be an asset to Locke Lord, and we are excited to welcome her,” said David Harrell, Co-Chair of Locke Lord’s Litigation Department and Deputy Managing Partner of the Firm’s Houston office.
A former shareholder at Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey, Lorick is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in civil appellate law and concentrates her practice on real estate litigation, commercial litigation and professional liability defense. She practices trial and appellate law and has argued before the Texas Supreme Court as well as numerous intermediate courts of appeals. In addition to her practice, Lorick has been an advocate for a more equitable legal profession, having founded and directed her former firm’s diversity and inclusion initiative. She regularly speaks on diversity and inclusion panels, most recently for the American Bar Association.
“Mia stands out not only for the outcomes she has achieved in the courtroom but for her passion for bettering the community. We value her leadership in diversity and inclusion and look forward to leveraging her insights to build on our efforts in Houston and beyond,” said Laura Edrington, Managing Partner of Locke Lord’s Houston office.
In addition to serving as an avid mentor in her practice, Lorick is a faculty member for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy’s deposition skills training courses. At the University of Houston Law Center, Lorick serves as an adjunct professor and founded the Suited for Success scholarship, which awards law students the funds needed to buy a business suit for interviewing. The scholarship has since been expanded to the University of Texas School of Law.
“I am thrilled to join Locke Lord, a firm that is a well-known and widely respected Texas staple. I look forward to contributing to its litigation practice and singular culture while further building my practice via its robust national platform,” Lorick said.
Locke Lord’s dispute resolution team has the intellectual depth, creativity and tenacity necessary to prevail in the most complex and contentious disputes, with industry-leading clients including the largest global companies and entrepreneurial businesses. The Firm’s litigation lawyers have a deep skill set and breadth of experience across industries, giving them a unique ability to serve innovative clients who drive change in virtually every industry, including construction, education, e-commerce, energy, finance, health care, insurance, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, private equity, real estate and transportation.