- Firm President: Kevin D Gordon
- Number of attorneys: 121
Crowe & Dunlevy is one of the largest firms in Oklahoma with offices in the state’s three largest cities: Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Norman. The firm, founded in 1902 represents clients in all aspects of the general practice of law, including complex business transactions, litigation in both state and federal courts, and all types of alternative dispute resolution.
Legal Alliances: The firm is the sole Oklahoma member of Lex Mundi, a global organization of independent law firms assisting each other in the practice of international business transactions and litigation through consultations, referrals, facility use and often the joint representation of clients; and the Employment Law Alliance, a comprehensive network comprised of 2,000 employment and labor attorneys individually selected from more than 50 nations to form an alliance to assist employers. Crowe & Dunlevy is a member of State Law Resources, a national network of independent law firms – one from each state and two from the District of Columbia – selected for their abilities in handling administrative, regulatory and government relations issues at the state and federal level.
Main Areas of Practice:
The firm features a well known practice group for commercial aviation transactions, including aircraft title examination and aircraft transfers. The attorneys routinely assist major airlines as well as business clients and individuals with importing and exporting aircraft, US registration of foreign-owned aircraft and escrow and documentation needs.
Contact: J Robert Kalsu
Corporate & Securities/M&A:
The firm assists a broad and diverse group of business clients, both public and private, in matters ranging from complex transactional work to day-to-day business counseling. Representative transactions include public and private securities offerings, Sarbanes-Oxley and other securities compliance issues, asset and stock sales of large and small businesses and organizational consulting.
Contact: Roger A Stong
Energy & Natural Resources:
The firm has broad experience in energy law providing a wide range of legal services to major energy companies, oil and gas producers, purchasers, contractors and others.
Contact: John J Griffin, Jr
Crowe & Dunlevy is well known in the representation of financial institutions of all types of services including loan negotiation and documentation, bank and bank holding company organizations, acquisitions and sales, and regulatory enforcement and compliance matters.
Contact: Scott A Meacham
The firm represents hospitals,physicians and physician groups, clinics, HMOs and other managed care groups, long-termcare facilities, home health agencies, hospices, academic medical centers and other entities that provide or pay for healthcare services.
Contact: Karen S Rieger
Indian Law & Gaming:
The firm represents Indian tribal governments and Alaskan native entities on matters relating to sovereignty, economic development and governmental objectives, tribal corporations, affiliated entities and non-tribal clients who work with them.
Contact: D Michael McBride III
Intellectual Property & Technology:
Crowe & Dunlevy represents national, regional and local companies in patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright and other transactional and litigation intellectual property matters.
Contacts: David M Sullivan, Margaret Millikin
Labor & Employment:
The firm represents management in all facets of labor and employment law, including collective bargaining, employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, workers’ compensation, employee benefits and administrative practices.
Contact: Randall J Snapp
Litigation & Trial Practice:
Half of the firm’s attorneys regularly represent clients in litigation matters. This includes virtually all aspects of litigation in federal, state and appellate courts, as well as all types of alternative dispute resolution. The firm’s litigation clients range from individuals and small businesses, to national and international companies.
Contact: Judy Hamilton Morse
Crowe & Dunlevy represents regional, national and international clients in all areas of commercial real estate, including acquisitions, sales,project development, leasing and financing, title matters, zoning and governmental issues, construction processes, environmental concerns and tax and organizational planning.
Contact: Michael S Laird
Crowe & Dunlevy provides services to national, regional and local securities firms and securities agents jointly and to investment advisors in proceedings involving sales practices, employment and investment products. It also provides representation before various securities regulatory organizations including the SEC, FINRA and the various state securities agencies.
Contact: Bruce W Day
Crowe & Dunlevy represents taxpayers on all facets of taxation law issues.
Contact: James H Holloman, Jr
Trusts & Estates:
Crowe & Dunlevy estate planning attorneys assist individuals in all aspects of trusts and estates and wealth planning. The firm also handles issues involving charitable transfers to tax-exempt entities, such as foundations and charitable trusts.
Contact: Cynda C Ottaway