James A. Locke III

James Locke is a business lawyer with experience in a wide range of business law matters. He has been the lead attorney on large public company mergers and on numerous asset and stock acquisitions and dispositions of public and private companies.

Mr. Locke is also engaged in counseling boards of directors of public companies, in representing clients with respect to continued compliance with federal securities laws, and in certain venture capital and other financings, including those in the telecommunications industry.


James A. Locke III

Senior Counsel


Phone: 585-263-1613

Fax: 585-263-1600

University of Michigan, J.D.

Ohio Wesleyan University, B.A.

New York

Mr. Locke was selected, through a peer-review survey, for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 in the field of Corporate Law. He has been listed in Best Lawyers since 1995.

Mr. Locke is a member of the American and Monroe County bar associations. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Constellation Brands, Inc.; the Board of Trustees of George Eastman House; the JPMorgan Chase Regional advisory board; the advisory board to the Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies at Rochester Institute of Technology; and the Board of Directors of Greater Rochester Enterprise, Inc.

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