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Richard A. Lockridge



Richard A. Lockridge
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Richard Lockridge heads the firm's class action practices. He is a former Minnesota Assistant Attorney General and was a law clerk to the Honorable Myron H. Bright of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. During the past thirty years, Mr. Lockridge has focused his practice on securities and antitrust class action litigation. He has led litigation teams in a number of high profile complex class action matters and has developed a national reputation for fairness, integrity and superior legal representation.

Representative Cases

  • In re Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount Antitrust Litig., MDL No. 1720 (E.D.N.Y.)
  • In re Regions Morgan Keegan Securities, Derivative and ERISA Litigation, MDL no. 2009 (W.D. Ten.)
  • In re WorldCom, Inc. Securities Litigation, No. 02-CV-3288 (S.D.N.Y)
  • In re Countrywide Financial Securities Litigation No. 07-CV-05295 (C.D. Cal.)
  • Kirk Dahl, et al. v. Bain Capital Partners, LLC, et al. (the Private Equity Antitrust Litigation) No. 07-CV-12388) (D. Mass.)
  • In re Baycol Products Litigation, MDL No. 1431 (D. Minn.) (Co-Lead Counsel)
  • In re Vioxx Litigation, MDL 1657 (E.D. La.)
  • In re Medtronic, Inc. Sprint Fidelis Leads Products Liability Litigation, MDL 08-1905 (D. Minn.)


  • HarrisMartin's Oil Spill Litigation Conference June 23, 2010 in New Orleans: The Exxon Valdez Experience: Lessons Learned
  • The Exxon Valdez Experience presented at Louisiana State Bar Association's Gulf Coast Oil Spill Symposium, May 25, 2010 in New Orleans.

Professional Associations

  • FBA
  • MSBA
  • AAJ

Civic Associations

  • Minnesotans for Impartial Courts

Professional Recognition

  • Named a Minnesota Super Lawyer in 2011 and 2012 by Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business.


  • University of Iowa Law School, 1974, with high distinction

Bar Admissions

  • 1974, Iowa
  • 1976, Minnesota

Court Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • Iowa
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court