Khasim Lockhart is an associate in the Litigation Group.
Mr. Lockhart represents clients in a variety of areas. His practice focuses on entertainment, intellectual property, employment, legal ethics, and professional responsibility. He has substantial commercial litigation experience and has worked on issues involving securities, real estate, insurance, and general commercial contract disputes.
Mr. Lockhart received his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law with a concentration in Intellectual Property. He is an adjunct professor at Fordham University School of Law, teaching Peer Mentoring and Leadership. He is also an active musician who currently has music on all major streaming platforms.
Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Mr. Lockhart was a litigation associate at Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the Southern District of New York.
awards & recognition
In celebration of Black History Month, Fordham Law News released their Alumni Spotlight which included Khasim Lockhart and other alumni who are leaders in the community.
Recognized as an alumni “making history now” by Fordham University School of Law.
Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 2018)
-The Eugene J. Keefe Award
-Championship Team Captain, Pepperdine Entertainment Law Competition, Fordham Law Moot Court
-Associate Editor, Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal
-The Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award
-The Northeast Region of the National Black Law Students Association’s Chapter President of the Year Award
Binghamton University, State University of New York (B.A., cum laude, 2014)
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
Past Speaking Engagements
From NFTs to Andy Warhol to New Legislation: Current Developments in Copyright
May 11 2022
Lawline: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Summit
Khasim Lockhart and Alycia S. Tulloch present, “Inclusive Onboarding for the Legal Workplace” during Lawline’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Summit entitled "Access to the Legal Profession: How Law Firms Can Break Down Barriers to the Pipeline." Read more.
May 2 2022
Return to Work: COVID-19 Protocol Updates and Evolving DEI Issues
The Frankfurt Kurnit Employment Law Group kicks off 2022 with a hybrid of its Return to Work and DEI webinar series. The session will take lessons from the pandemic period and help employers create sensible and up-to-date reopening plans. Read more.
January 27 2022
Fordham Law’s 2022 Bridge the Gap Program
Khasim Lockhart presents, "Mentoring in the Legal Space" during Fordham Law School’s 2022 Bridge the Gap Program.
January 15 2022
Fordham Law’s Realizing Excellence and Access in the Law Program
Khasim Lockhart presents, "Finding Success in the Second Semester of 1L" during Fordham Law School’s Realizing Excellence and Access in the Law Program.
January 13 2022
Walking the Talk on DEI: Onboarding and Mentorship
Our Walking the Talk on DEI series continues with DEI III – Onboarding and Mentorship. Employee onboarding and mentoring are important aspects of all industries, yet many companies fail to establish adequate procedures and environments to successfully accomplish both goals while navigating legal pitfalls. Read more.
December 9 2021
Fordham Black Law Students Association
Khasim Lockhard is a panelist during the Fordham Black Law Students Association’s Black Attorneys in Sports, Media, and Entertainment Networking Event.
November 3 2021
Fordham Law School’s Realizing Excellence and Access in the Law Program
Khasim Lockhart served as a panelist during Fordham Law School’s Realizing Excellence and Access in the Law (REAL) Program Alumni of Color Panel.
August 9 2021
Fordham University School of Law’s Youth Law Day Program
Khasim Lockhart served as the Keynote Speaker for Fordham University School of Law’s Youth Law Day Program. Youth Law Day offers students of color from New York City’s diverse communities an opportunity to explore their interest in the legal profession.
April 1 2019
news & press
A Look at the Legal Profession Since Murder of George Floyd
In a Settlement, Should You Agree Not To Represent Future Clients?
Ronald C. Minkoff, Khasim Lockhart, and Robert Kantowitz answer an Attorney Professionalism Forum question about a future representation clause in a settlement agreement. The scenario was published in the March 29th issue of the New York State Bar Association Journal. View Article