A seasoned law firm making its first push into Richmond has scored an office with a state capitol view.

Gentry Locke in recent weeks signed a lease for 2,700 square feet on the 11th floor of the SunTrust Center at 919 E. Main St.

It’s the firm’s first Richmond office after operating for 90 years in Roanoke and opening an outpost a few years ago in Lynchburg.

It launched here Sept. 1 while still searching for a permanent place, with litigation partner Gregory Habeeb overseeing the new office, and veteran attorney and lobbyist Chip Dicks joining the firm as a partner.

Habeeb, who made the move to Richmond from Gentry Locke’s Roanoke office and relocated his home from Salem, said downtown was the only area in which they searched.