Michael J. Lockerby, Partner
Foley & Lardner LLP

Michael J. Lockerby is a partner with Foley & Lardner LLP, where he is a member of the Privacy, Security & Information Management Practice Team. Michael’s areas of practice include Cybersecurity, Security & Information Management, Antitrust, Appellate, Distribution & Franchise, IP Litigation, Patent Litigation, Privacy, Trade Secret Noncompete Litigation, and Trademark, Copyright & Advertising Litigation. 

Michael is the former co-chair of the firm’s Washington, D.C. Litigation Department, and has served as a trial lawyer for the past 29 years. The industries in which he has litigated are vast, and include computer hardware and software, telecommunications and other high technology products. 

Michael has been Peer Review Rated as AV® Preeminent™, the highest performance rating in Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system. He has also been voted among "The Legal Elite, Virginia Top Lawyers" by Virginia Business Magazine in the areas of civil litigation and information technology/intellectual property. Michael has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© since 2013. In addition, he was selected for inclusion in the 2013 – 2016 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers® lists.

A prolific writer and sought-after speaker, Michael’s published articles and presentations include titles such as: 

  • "Intellectual Property Protection in Cyberspace" 
  • “The World Wide Web of Threats to Your Company’s Confidential Information: Lessons Learned in Trade Secret and Computer Crimes Litigation”  
  • “Lost in Cyberspace? Best Practices for Maintaining Security on the Internet and in the Cloud.” 

Michael earned his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and his B.A. from the University of North Carolina. He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, and before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Virginia Supreme Court, and several U.S. Courts of Appeals.