Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business

Chambers USAMcAfee & Taft received top marks in the most recent edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, the only Oklahoma law firm to receive the top Band 1 ranking in all six major categories of legal practice — corporate/commercial (including tax and healthcare), energy and natural resources, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation and real estate law.

Recognized Attorneys

  • T. Michael Blake (Corporate/Commercial: Tax)
  • Rachel Blue (Intellectual Property)
  • Timothy J. Bomhoff (Energy)
  • Courtney Bru (Employment)
  • W. Chris Coleman (Corporate/Commercial)
  • Mary Quinn Cooper (Litigation)
  • Bruce Crum (Corporate/Commercial)
  • Elizabeth L. Dalton (Corporate/Commercial: Healthcare)
  • Clifford C. Dougherty, III (Intellectual Property)
  • Bill G. Freudenrich (Employment)
  • Robert L. Garbrecht (Real Estate)
  • Spencer W. Haines (Corporate/Commercial: Tax)
  • Lloyd T. Hardin, Jr. (Real Estate)
  • John N. Hermes (Litigation)
  • Frank D. Hill (Real Estate)
  • Michael E. Joseph (Corporate/Commercial: Healthcare)
  • Robert Joyce (Energy & Natural Resources: Environment)
  • Garry L. Keele, II (Energy & Natural Resources: Environment)
  • John A. Kenney (Litigation and Intellectual Property)
  • Michael J. LaBrie (Intellectual Property)
  • Myrna Latham (Real Estate)
  • Michael F. Lauderdale (Labor & Employment)
  • Joe C. Lewallen, Jr. (Real Estate)
  • Brandon P. Long (Employment)
  • H. Cole Marshall (Real Estate)
  • Drew Neville (Litigation)
  • Charles S. Plumb (Employment)
  • Tony G. Puckett (Employment)
  • Anthony Rahhal (Intellectual Property)
  • Richard A. Riggs (Real Estate)
  • Reid Robison (Litigation)
  • Patricia A. Rogers (Corporate/Commercial: Healthcare)
  • Joshua D. Smith (Corporate/Commercial)
  • Nathan L. Whatley (Employment)
  • W. Kirk Turner (Employment)

Researchers with London-based Chambers & Partners Publishing, publishers of the guide, conducted in-depth interviews of attorneys and clients throughout the United States to identify and rank the nation’s leading business lawyers. The final rankings are based on such factors as technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.