Ellen R. Lokker

Ellen R. Lokker

Ellen R. Lokker

Ellen R. Lokker of Lokker Law PLC is Of Counsel to McGuiness & Yager LLP handling litigation matters for the firm.

Ms. Lokker has handled defense of employment cases on behalf of employers for the past 20 years as well as employment contract disputes for both employers and employees. Previously, she was a partner at Hogan & Hartson in Washington, DC.

Ms. Lokker has extensive experience in all aspects of civil trial work, as well as significant appellate experience in state and federal courts. She also regularly represents parties in arbitration and mediation of business disputes and frequently provides franchise and general business counseling to entrepreneurs. In addition, Ms. Lokker routinely serves as a neutral arbitrator of complex commercial cases. She is a member of both the American Arbitration Association and National Arbitration Forum panels of commercial neutrals.

Ms. Lokker is a frequent speaker and author on litigation and franchise-related topics. She is an active member of the American Bar Association (ABA). She served for ten years as an editor of the ABA’s Franchise Law Journal and is a former vice chair of the ABA Antitrust Section’s Distribution and Franchising Committee.

Ellen is licensed to practice law in all state and federal courts in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.

Licensed to practice law in all state and federal courts in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia, Ms. Lokker received her B.A., with distinction, and her J.D. from the University of Virginia.