Frederick (Rick) Locker

Locker Greenberg & Brainin, LLP

Principle Partner


Frederick (Rick) Locker is a principal partner in the law firm of Locker Greenberg & Brainin, LLP, 420 East 61 Street, New York, NY 10065 ( He is a member of various local, state and national bar associations. He is admitted to the Bar of the State of New York and various Federal courts throughout the country. He is also Co-Chair of the National Association of Manufacturers CPSC Coalition and acted on the Advisory Committee to the Harvard University Center for Risk Analysis. He has acted as counsel for many corporations in matters before independent federal regulatory agencies and in connection with the negotiation of numerous consumer product recalls.

The Firm is actively engaged in the representation of many large international and national trade associations and corporations, and acts as General Counsel to many Trade Associations including but not limited to, The Toy Association (“TA”), the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (“JPMA”), and the Halloween Industry Association (“HIA”).The Firm has also acted as Product Safety Counsel to the Craft & Hobby Association, Inc (“CHA”), the Childrenswear Manufacturer’s Association Inc. (and subsequently merged, the American Apparel & Footwear Association Inc.), and the American Association of Publishers Inc., and their respective members. The practice involves representation of associations and corporations in negotiations and proceedings before independent U.S. regulatory agencies such as the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”), the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) and many State Attorney General Offices. The firm has litigated numerous matters involving regulation of a variety of consumer products in Federal District Courts and Circuit Courts of Appeals. Mr. Locker has frequently been invited to present testimony to U.S. House and Senate Congressional Committees and various state legislative committees. Additionally, he serves as a participant and advisor to many voluntary standards committees developing standards to ensure the safety of a wide range of children’s consumer products under the auspices of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM).

His firm is frequently engaged as a consultant for the purposes of reviewing consumer products for safety considerations. He is on the Board of many charitable organizations involved with children’s issues nationally and internationally.