HUNTSVILLE, AL—Womble Bond Dickinson announced today the arrival of partners Richard J.R. Raleigh, Jr., Christopher L. Lockwood, and Jerome S. Gabig to the firm’s Government Contracts team in Huntsville.
Before private practice, Raleigh and Gabig served in the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps, respectively, which afforded unique insights into complex government contracts regulations. The trio has worked together in private practice for more than a decade.
All three attorneys join from Wilmer & Lee, where Raleigh served as the co-chair of its Government Contracts practice.
Richard J.R. Raleigh, Jr.
Rich Raleigh focuses his practice on litigation with an emphasis on government contracts, employment law, complex business litigation (including trade secret and non-compete litigation), and civil litigation. He regularly handles matters requiring immediate action – motions for temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunction hearings – particularly in cases involving non-compete agreements and claims of misappropriation of trade secrets.
Christopher L. Lockwood
Chris Lockwood focuses his practice on government contracts and business litigation. He represents government contractors in litigation matters and provides general counsel in all aspects of procurement law, including bid protests, size issues, contract disputes, and regulatory matters. He counsels clients on regulatory matters, including corporate issues, compliance with small business regulations, joint ventures, mentor/protégé issues, teaming agreements, subcontracts, and employment issues.
Jerome S. Gabig
Jerry Gabig specializes in federal government contracts and has represented many top defense contractors on a range of related legal matters. During his time on active duty in the U.S. Air Force JAG Corps, he was the legal advisor for numerous weapons systems, including missiles, smart weapons, and multi-billion dollar command and control systems. He frequently served as the lead government attorney to defend against protests involving high-priority U.S. Department of Defense systems.