Gene L. Locke


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600 Travis
Suite 4200
Houston, TX 77002
P: +1.713.220.3956
F: +1.713.220.4285

Gene L. Locke

Of Counsel

Houston Office
600 Travis
Suite 4200
Houston, TX 77002
P: +1.713.220.3956
F: +1.713.220.4285

Gene practices in the public law area. He is the former City Attorney for the City of Houston and former Harris County Commissioner. He is experienced in various state and local government subjects, including constitutional issues, public-private ventures, elections, redistricting, affirmative action, tort actions, public contracting, sports venue projects and franchise agreements. Gene has handled major litigation involving these and other public law issues while advising and assisting governmental clients. He has represented both government and corporate clients in various public law matters and other legal issues. Gene has served as general counsel to the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority and special counsel to the Metropolitan Transit Authority.

Representative Experience

  • City Attorney, City of Houston, 1995-98
  • Lead Counsel for Harris County-Houston Sports Authority in connection with the development of Minute Maid Park, Reliant Stadium and Toyota Center
  • Developed successful small business programs for Port of Houston Authority and Metropolitan Transit Authority
  • Represented numerous public and private entities in litigation on various public interest matters, including procurement, contract disputes, redistricting and public disputes
  • Developed successful redistricting plans for various government entities
  • Frequent speaker on public policy and ethics issues 
  • Performed investigations for various governments


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