60 McAfee & Taft attorneys recognized by 2010 Oklahoma Super Lawyers

November 9, 2010

Sixty attorneys from McAfee & Taft have been recognized in the 2010 edition of Oklahoma Super Lawyers, with 45 lawyers named to its “Oklahoma Super Lawyers” list and another 15 listed as “Oklahoma Rising Stars.”

John Hermes and John Kenney were recognized as “Top 10 Oklahoma Lawyers.” Jennifer Callahan, Myrna Latham, Susan Shields, Mary Ellen Ternes and Elizabeth Tyrrell were named to the list of “Top 25 Female Oklahoma Lawyers.” Chris Coleman, Richard Craig, Robert Dace, Frank Hill, Reid Robison and Nathan Whatley were honored as “Top 50 Oklahoma Lawyers.”

McAfee & Taft attorneys named to the 2010 “Oklahoma Super Lawyers” list are: T. Michael Blake, Joseph H. Bocock, Jennifer H. Callahan, W. Chris Coleman, Richard D. Craig, C. Bruce Crum, Robert W. Dace, Clifford C. Dougherty III, Bill G. Freudenrich Jr, Sam R. Fulkerson, Gary F. Fuller, Robert L. Garbrecht, Lloyd T. Hardin, John N. Hermes, Frank D. Hill, Richard P. Hix, Henry D. Hoss, J. Dudley Hyde, Michael E. Joseph, John A. Kenney, Myrna Schack Latham, Michael F. Lauderdale, D. Keith McFall, M. Richard Mullins, Kathy R. Neal,John A. Papahronis, Ross A. Plourde, Charles S. Plumb, James C. Prince, Tony G. Puckett,Anthony L. Rahhal, Richard A. Riggs, Reid E. Robison, Susan B. Shields, Barry L. Smith, C. David Stinson, N. Martin Stringer, Mary Ellen Ternes, Elizabeth D. Tyrrell, Peter T. Van Dyke, Joseph E. Walters, Drew D. Webb, James R. Webb, Nathan L. Whatley and Elizabeth Scott Wood.

McAfee & Taft attorneys named to the 2010 “Oklahoma Rising Stars” list are: Bonner J. Gonzalez, Spencer W. Haines, Stephen M. Hetrick, Rodney K. Hunsinger II, Andrew S. Long, Lincoln C. McElroy, Keith E. Peters, Tamara Schiffner Pullin, Natalie K. Ramsey, Paul A. Ross, Ronald T. Shinn Jr., Joshua D. Smith, Jeff L. Todd, Dara K. Wanzer and Sharolyn C. Whiting-Ralston.

Oklahoma Super Lawyers recognizes the state’s top 5 percent of Oklahoma attorneys in more than 60 practice areas as “Super Lawyers” and the top 2.5 percent of up-and-coming attorneys as “Rising Stars.” Selections for these esteemed lists are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters legal division. Each year, the research team undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check.

McAfee & Taft is Oklahoma’s largest law firm, serving clients locally, nationally and internationally in the areas of aviation, business law, corporate and securities, employee benefits, entertainment law, environmental law, healthcare, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, oil and gas, real estate and tax and family wealth. The firm employs more than 300 Oklahomans, including 165 attorneys, with offices in both Oklahoma City and Tulsa.