Best Lawyers' Lawyer of the Year

Best Lawyers in America ®, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named 11 McAfee & Taft attorneys as “Lawyers of the Year” in 12 legal practice specialties. Only a single lawyer in specialty in each market is honored as “Lawyer of the Year.”

Named “Best Lawyers’ 2018 “Oklahoma City Lawyers of the Year” were Timothy J. Bomhoff for product liability litigation defense, W. Chris Coleman for both securities regulation and venture capital law, Robert W. Dace for mass tort litigation/class actions defense, Elizabeth L. Dalton for franchise law, Spencer W. Haines for closely held companies and family businesses law, Henry D. Hoss for construction litigation, and Susan B. Shields for tax litigation and controversy.

Attorneys named “Best Lawyers’ 2018 Tulsa Lawyers of the Year” were Mary Quinn Cooper for product liability litigation defense, Charles Greenough for banking and finance litigation, Robert J. Joyce for environmental law, and Robert E. Spoo for copyright law.

Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."