John M. Lockwood

John M. LockwoodJohn M. Lockwood is a lawyer, lobbyist, strategist, and consultant in Tallahassee, Florida who works primarily in the alcoholic beverage, casino gaming, health care, and hotel/resort industries. In his practice, John maintains an active and selective practice for his clients, allowing him to provide a quick and effective response to each client’s individual needs. Whether it is through counseling businesses and individuals on issues before the Florida Legislature or representing clients in front of Florida’s executive branch, John has a history of skillfully formulating legal and public policy strategies to seek favorable outcomes for his clients.In addition, John maintains a constant practice in front of Florida’s regulatory bodies including the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Department of Health, Department of Revenue, and the Agency for Health Care Administration. It is John’s simultaneous presence in these legislative, legal, and regulatory arenas, which allows him to facilitate strong relationships with lobbyists, lawyers, and others key players to ultimately achieve clients’ goals.

Notably, John has been named to Florida Super Lawyers and to Florida Trend’s Legal Elite and is regularly cited by statewide news publications as a gaming and regulatory law expert.Prior to entering private practice, John was a lawyer at the Florida Attorney General’s Office and a judicial law clerk at the First District Court of Appeal.

He graduated cum laude from the Florida State University College of Law and received his Bachelor of Science from Troy University.