Bar & Court Admissions
- State Bar of California
- State Bar of New York
Los Angeles County Bar Association
American Marketing Association
IAPP - International Association of Privacy Professionals
Harvard Law School, J.D.
University of Southern California Marshall School of Business, M.B.A.
Columbia University, B.A.
Certifications and Additional Education
Executive Data Science Specialization, The Johns Hopkins University
Paul Locker leads innovation for M&R as Chief Innovation and Product Officer (CIPO). Based in the firm’s Los Angeles office, he manages a multidisciplinary team driven to surface and develop new ways to deliver superior outcomes for M&R’s clients. Paul’s team also targets expanding the firm’s already considerable innovation competence. His portfolio includes practice data analytics, branding and marketing, lawyer recruitment, professional development, process reengineering and new product development.
Paul leverages a background in law and business. In law, he has served three times as Chief Legal Officer for IP-driven multinational companies. He started his legal career as an Am Law 100 regulatory associate in Washington, D.C., and corporate associate in New York. In business, Paul has consulted on brand strategy and brand development to high profile for-profit and non-profit organizations, and on innovation strategy to Fortune 500 companies. As an entrepreneur, he founded a venture that conceived, designed, developed and marketed a line of innovative consumer products seizing a paradigm shift in their sector.