Locke Lord is a global, full-service law firm that ranks among The American Lawyer’s top U.S. law firms. Our team has earned a solid reputation in complex litigation, regulatory and transactional work. Our clients range from Fortune 500 and middle market public and private companies to start-ups and emerging businesses.
Founded in 1893, Alston & Bird is a leading national law firm and has offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Brussels, Charlotte, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Raleigh, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C. The firm's attorneys provide a full range of services to domestic and international clients conducting business around the world. Counseling clients from what was initially a local context quickly expanded to regional, then national levels, and now spans a global economic environment. Alston & Bird has overlaid its broad range of legal skills and business knowledge with a commitment to innovation and technology.
Chair of the Firm’s Business Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group, Scott Jones has tried and defended cases in state and federal court, as well as in arbitration. His nearly twenty years of trial experience covers a range of issues with a particular focus on representing and defending clients in federal and state False Claims Act / qui tam lawsuits and related government investigations. Mr. Jones also regularly represents various clients in the healthcare industry in products liability and mass tort cases (e.g., the ongoing Opioid MDL).
Lisa Cassilly is a partner and former leader of Alston & Bird’s Labor & Employment Group. Lisa concentrates on the representation of management interests with a special emphasis on litigated matters. She has defended against all types of employment claims in administrative proceedings, arbitrations and in trial and appellate courts throughout the country. Lisa has extensive experience conducting internal investigations and audits, handling SOX and other whistleblower claims and prosecuting and defending actions involving claims for breach of restrictive covenants, employee piracy, breach of fiduciary duties and trade secret misappropriation.Lisa has been repeatedly recognized as a leading employment lawyer by The Best Lawyers in America® and Chambers USA. She has been a featured guest on CNN, Fox News, Business Report, Forbes and Sky Radio Network and regularly provides comment to online and print publications.