Robert Lockwood is a litigator with a diverse practice focusing on employment law, general civil litigation and health care law. He provides advice and assistance to government contractors on a wide range of issues, including compliance with the Service Contract Act. Robert tries cases in all state and federal courts, as well as administrative hearings at all levels of government. He has been recognized as a Mid-South SuperLawyer in the area of Employment Law since 2011, and he holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Robert's blog, www.EmployingAlabama.com , provides regular employment law updates for Alabama employers. Prior to joining Wilmer & Lee, Robert was a judicial law clerk to United States District Court Judge C. Lynwood Smith, Jr.
Outside the practice of law, Robert is involved both professionally and civically. He is a member of the Alabama Board of Bar Examiners and the Alabama Access to Justice Commission. Robert is a Fellow of the Alabama Law Foundation and he is a graduate of the Alabama State Bar’s Leadership Forum. He is the past- President of the Huntsville Rotary Club -- one of the 50 Largest Clubs in Rotary International. Robert is a former President of the Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association and the Board of the Madison County Volunteer Lawyer Program.
Robert and his wife, Julie, attend Huntsville First United Methodist Church, where he has served on the Board of Trustees. They have two sons, Carter and Richard.
United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Supreme Court of the United States
Professional and Community Activities
Alabama Board of Bar Examiners
Alabama Access to Justice Commission
Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel – Vice-Chair Public Entity Liability Section & Vice-Chair Employment Practices Liability Section
ALS Association of Alabama Board of Trustees
Huntsville Rotary Club – Past President
Huntsville Madison County Bar Association – Past President
Madison County Volunteer Lawyers Program – Past President
New Hope Children’s Clinic – Past President
Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
Best Lawyers in America
Fellow of the Alabama Law Foundation
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Robert is an accomplished fly fisherman. He regularly catches more and larger trout than his colleague, Rich Raleigh.