Garry Keele is an environmental lawyer whose practice encompasses the areas of permitting, regulatory compliance and enforcement, rulemaking, environmental due diligence and regulatory assessment associated with real estate and other commercial transactions, and litigation.
Drawing upon his 24 years of experience, including 10 years as an attorney with the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, he routinely counsels and represents U.S. and international clients on matters related to air quality, water quality, hazardous waste, solid waste, and remediation. He also represents clients before agencies in Washington D.C. and throughout the region, and provides technical support in environmental and energy litigation.
Garry has worked extensively with clients engaged in the energy, industrial, manufacturing, financial and government sectors and has experience in the aerospace, automotive, ceramics, chemicals, electric generation (coal, gas, hydro and renewable), forest products, metal products, mining, oil and gas (exploration, production, transportation and refining), off-road equipment, plastics, synthetic fuels, and solid waste incineration industries.
Garry is a past chair for the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Environmental Law Section and is a frequent speaker and author on environmental topics. He has also served as a mentor for law students at his alma mater, the University of Tulsa College of Law.
Garry’s achievements have earned him inclusion in Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and Oklahoma Super Lawyers.Download Bio (PDF)
Honors and Awards
- Listed in the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
- Listed in Oklahoma Super Lawyers
- Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings
Professional Organizations and Memberships
- Tulsa County Bar Association
- Oklahoma Bar Association (Past Chair, Environmental Law Section)
- American Bar Association (Environment, Energy & Resources Section)