Justine I. Ellis

Associate

(918) 574-3015
justine.ellis@mcafeetaft.com
Tulsa

Justine Ellis is a trial lawyer whose state and federal litigation practice focuses on representing clients in a broad range of commercial and complex business disputes. Her practice includes the representation of companies of all sizes in contractual disputes, the defense of leading manufacturers and distributors in products liability litigation, and the defense of national insurance companies in claims and coverage disputes, as well as claims of bad faith.

A portion of Justine’s practice is devoted to representing employers and management exclusively in all aspects of arbitration and litigation arising the from employer-employee relationship, including wage and hour claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act and discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination claims under the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Justine earned her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2019 and went on to graduate from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2023. While in law school, she served as the research editor of the American Indian Law Review, was an active member and officer of the Black Law Students Association, co-founded the law school’s First Generation Law Student Association, and was a member of Phi Delta Phi legal honor society.

While attending law school full-time, Justine worked as an accountant for an office equipment company.

Professional Organizations and Memberships

  • Oklahoma Bar Association

Oklahoma, 2023

  • J.D., University of Oklahoma, 2023
    • Research Editor, American Indian Law Review; Co-founder, First Generation Law Student Association; Black Law Student Association; Phi Delta Phi
  • B.A. (Political Science), University of Central Oklahoma, 2019