Prior to retiring in 2012, trial lawyer Gary Catron concentrated his practice on oil and gas litigation in state and federal courts. During his 32-year career with McAfee & Taft, he represented clients in a broad range of energy industry disputes, including those involving crude oil sales, drilling costs, gas contracts, farmouts, joint operating agreements, lease broker claims, drilling contracts, and oilfiled pollution. He also frequently represented energy companies in class action claims by royalty owners for alleged underpayments for post-production costs, scrubber oil and gas pricing.
Gary is the author of “The Operator’s ‘Fiduciary’ Duty to Royalty and Working Interest Owners,” 64 Oklahoma Bar Journal 2763. His achievements as an energy litigator earned him inclusion in Oklahoma Super Lawyers.