Simon W. Bright


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Simon Bright is a corporate attorney whose transactional practice encompasses a broad range of complex business matters, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, entity formation, securities offerings, and real estate acquisition, development, sales and financing.

As a member of the firm’s Energy and Oil & Gas Industry Group, Simon leverages his prior career experience in the industry to represent clients engaged in energy exploration and production, transportation and marketing in a broad range of matters, including oil and gas property sales and acquisitions, leases, title work, securities offerings, development and operating contracts, and exploration, participation, farmout and joint venture agreements.

Prior to embarking on a legal career, Simon worked as petroleum landman for an Oklahoma-based oil and gas exploration company for two years.

Simon is a 2017 honors graduate from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. While pursuing his Juris Doctor, Simon served as executive articles editor of the Oklahoma Law Review and was a member of the Energy Resources Law Student Association and Phi Delta Phi honor society. He was also the recipient of numerous scholarships and awards, including the Comfort Scholarship, Frank & Edna Asper Elkouri Scholarship, Chesapeake Energy Scholarship, and four American Jurisprudence Awards.

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Experience, Honors, & Awards

Professional Organizations and Memberships

  • Oklahoma Bar Association

Civic Involvement and Leadership

  • ”¢ Boys and Girls Clubs of Oklahoma City (Member, Junior Board)

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The Costly Exercise of Religion: Issues on Diocesan Bankruptcy Estate Formation and First Amendment Implications

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  • Oklahoma, 2017


  • J.D., with honors, University of Oklahoma, 2017
    • Executive Articles Editor, Oklahoma Law Review; Phi Delta Phi; Energy Resources Law Student Association; Comfort Scholar; Recipient, Frank & Edna Asper Elkouri Scholarship and Chesapeake Energy Scholarship; 4 American Jurisprudence Awards
  • B.A. (Philosophy), Sewanee: The University of the South, 2012


2018 Firm Announcement

January 3, 2018