Judy Cross Named Director of Human Resources and Recruiting

December 15, 2008

McAfee & Taft, Oklahoma’s largest law firm, has named Judy L. Cross as Director of Human Resources and Recruiting. She is responsible for all facets of the firm’s human resources and recruiting efforts, including employee staffing and development, employee benefits administration, and strategic planning and implementation.  She also oversees all functions related to the recruitment and orientation of law clerks and new associates.

After attending Oklahoma State University, Cross began a 25+ year career in banking, working in customer service, personnel and marketing, branch management, and finally, human resource management.  Prior to joining McAfee & Taft, she was the Human Resource Director for Hudiburg Auto Group.

Cross is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, Oklahoma City Human Resource Society, and OKC Metro Employer Council and currently serves on the Governor’s Committee for the Employment of People with Disabilities. She volunteers her time to work with Habitat for Humanity and United Way and has campaigned for the Prevention of Child Abuse in Oklahoma.

McAfee & Taft is one of the largest, most experienced law firms in the Southwest, serving clients throughout the region and nationally in the areas of aviation, business law, business restructuring and bankruptcy, corporate and securities, employee benefits, entertainment law, environmental law, healthcare, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, oil and gas, real estate and tax and family wealth.  The firm employs over 275 Oklahomans, including more than 145 attorneys, and has offices in both Oklahoma City and Tulsa.