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 nine major categories of legal practice — Corporate/Commercial, Energy & Natural Resources, Environment, Healthcare, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Litigation, Real Estate, and Tax.

Recognized Attorneys

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