Attorney J. Barrett Ellis joins McAfee & Taft

May 10, 2010

Attorney J. Barrett Ellis has joined McAfee & Taft, Oklahoma’s largest law firm, in its Oklahoma City office. Ellis is a corporate lawyer who represents financial institutions, including banks, bank holding companies, savings associations and lenders in regulatory and transactional matters.

The Oklahoma native obtained his Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School. Following graduation, Ellis practiced for more than three years in the Chicago office of a large, international firm before joining McAfee & Taft. While practicing in Chicago, he represented clients in all types of commercial lending and corporate transactions, including multi-million dollar transactions for national banks, preeminent private equity funds and Fortune 500 companies.

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 300 Oklahomans, including 154 attorneys, and has offices in both Oklahoma City and Tulsa.