Laura J. Long

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(405) 552-2372
laura.long@mcafeetaft.com
Oklahoma City

Laura Long is a trial lawyer who concentrates her practice in energy litigation and complex business and commercial litigation. She has represented clients ranging from individuals to national corporations in state and federal trial courts, bankruptcy courts, appellate courts, and arbitrations and mediations. Her litigation practice has involved local and multi-state class actions, mass actions, and qui tam litigation. Laura’s experience includes counseling energy clients on a variety of contractual and operational matters, and she has represented clients in oil and gas related contract disputes, marketing and measurement litigation, royalty owner issues, lease disputes, easement and encroachment issues, surface owner disputes, well production disputes, and toxic torts. Her litigation experience also includes representation of clients in a variety of other industries in matters involving intellectual property, contract disputes, personal injury, and creditor’s rights, including liens, foreclosures and bankruptcy.

Laura’s achievements have earned her inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (energy law; environmental litigation; oil and gas law) and Oklahoma Super Lawyers’ list of “Oklahoma Rising Stars,” which recognizes the state’s top up-and-coming attorneys.

Honors and Awards

  • Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (energy law; environmental litigation; oil and gas law)
  • Named to Oklahoma Super Lawyers’ list of “Oklahoma Rising Stars,” which recognizes the state’s up-and-coming attorneys

Professional Organizations and Memberships

  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Oklahoma City Mineral Lawyers Society
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation

Civic Involvement and Leadership

  • P.E.O. International
  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night (Member, Executive Committee)

Speaking Engagements

  • Balancing Regulatory Power Between the State and Local Authorities

    2019 Eugene Kuntz Conference on Natural Resources Law and Policy

    November 1, 2019
    | Oklahoma City, OK
  • Current Issues Concerning Oil and Gas Industry Use of County Road Easements and Related Issues

    2013 Eugene Kuntz Conference on Natural Resources Law and Policy

    November 8, 2013
    | Oklahoma City, OK
  • Oklahoma, 2008
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota
  • J.D., with highest honors, University of Oklahoma, 2008
    • Note Editor, Oklahoma Law Review; Order of the Coif
  • M.A. (Communication), University of Arkansas, 2005
  • B.S. (Political Science and Speech Communication), summa cum laude, Texas Christian University, 2003