Christopher L. Lockwood

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Shareholder
clockwood@wilmerlee.com

Wilmer & Lee, P.A.
100 Washington Street, Suite 100
Huntsville, AL 35801
T:  (256) 533-0202
F:  (256) 533-0302


Legal Assistant
Alex Pearce
apearce@wilmerlee.com

Practice Areas
Business Disputes and Litigation
Government Contract Law
Trademarks
Intellectual Property Law
Employment Law

Licensed In
Alabama
Tennessee


Education
B.A., Mercer University, 2005
J.D., cum laude, University of Georgia School of Law, 2009
Profile
Chris Lockwood practices in the areas of business litigation, intellectual property, and government contracts law.  Chris is a shareholder with the Wilmer & Lee Government Contracts Practice Group and has successfully represented government contractors in a variety of matters including bid protests, size issues, contract disputes, and regulatory matters.

Chris has a diverse business litigation practice and has been recognized by Super Lawyers Mid-South Magazine as a “Rising Star” in the area of Business Litigation since 2015. Chris is admitted in Alabama and Tennessee, as well as various federal courts including the United States Court of Federal Claims, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Chris frequently handles litigation cases in Madison County Circuit Court, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

In addition to his litigation practice, Chris advises clients on intellectual matters, including federal and state trademark registrations, trade secrets, copyrights, as well as general business law and contract issues.

Chris completed his undergraduate degree in Philosophy at Mercer University, in Macon, Georgia. He received his law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law, cum laude, in 2009. During law school, Chris served as a Notes Editor for The Journal of Intellectual Property Law and was a competitor on the school’s mock trial team.

 
Admitted In
Alabama and Tennessee
United States Court of Federal Claims
United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Supreme Court of the United States


Professional and Community Activities
National Contract Management Association, Huntsville Chapter, Executive Vice President of Programs
North Alabama Federal Bar Association, Officer
Greater Huntsville Humane Society, Board of Directors
Huntsville Committee of 100 Young Professionals
Alabama State Bar, Future of the Profession Task Force, Vice-Chair, 2017-18
Huntsville Madison County Bar Association
Madison County Volunteer Lawyers Program


Representative Cases
Sigmatech, Inc. v. United States, 141 Fed. Cl. 284 (2018)
Engineered Arresting Sys. Corp. v. Atech, Inc., 451 F. Supp. 3d 1241 (N.D. Ala. 2020)
Sigmatech, Inc. v. United States Dep’t of Def., 365 F. Supp. 3d 1202 (N.D. Ala. 2019)
Orbis Sibro, Inc., B-415714 (Feb. 26, 2018)
Straughan Env’t, Inc. v. United States, 135 Fed. Cl. 360 (2017)
Maples v. City of Madison Bd. of Educ., 2016 WL 5848883 (N.D. Ala. Oct. 6, 2016)
Cargile v. Serial Productions, LLC, 2019 WL 9904448 (N.D. Ala. Mar. 22, 2019)
Boyles v. Franklin Cty. Comm’n, 2014 WL 12748884 (N.D. Ala. May 23, 2014)
Marathon Const. Demolition, LLC v. King Metal Recycling Processing Corp., 129 So. 3d 272
(Ala. 2013)
McElroy v. Lawrence Cty. Bd. of Educ., 2013 WL 4760966 (N.D. Ala. Sept. 4, 2013)
Huntsville City Bd. of Educ. v. McLemore, 114 So. 3d 55 (Ala. Civ. App. 2012)


Accolades
Super Lawyers Mid-South “Rising Star” in Business Litigation, 2015-present
AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale Hubbell, 2018-present


Publications
Co-Author, A Contractor’s Guide to Government Shutdowns, Briefing Papers 19-13 (Dec. 2019)
Co-Author, Playing Your Cards at Interpreting Federal Government Contracts, 80 Ala. Law. 364 (2019)
Co-Author, Organizational Conflicts of Interest: Read FAR Subpart 9.5 at Your Own Peril!, NCMA
Contract Management Magazine (Dec. 1, 2017)
Author, 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)