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McAfee & Taft, 23 attorneys honored in 2019 edition of Benchmark Litigation

October 25, 2018

A record number 23 trial lawyers from McAfee & Taft were singled out for inclusion in the 2019 edition of Benchmark Litigation, a leading independent guide to the nation’s top trial lawyers and litigation firms. In addition, the firm received the publication’s highest ranking of “Highly Recommended” in the state of Oklahoma. The ranking is reserved for law firms receiving the most mentions by peers and clients, and who are held as dominant in their particular jurisdiction.

Named in the inaugural edition of “Labor & Employment Star – South” in Oklahoma were Michael F. Lauderdale, Charles S. Plumb, Tony G. Puckett, Paul A. Ross, and Nathan L. Whatley.

Named as “Local Litigation Stars” in Oklahoma were Tim Bomhoff, Mary Quinn Cooper, Todd Court, Bradley K. Donnell, John N. Hermes, John A. Kenney, Michael F. Lauderdale, William S. Leach, Michael D. McClintock, Kathy R. Neal, Drew Neville, Charles S. Plumb, Reid E. Robison, Michael F. Smith, Spencer F. Smith and Jeff L. Todd.  Recognized as “Future Stars” were J. Craig Buchan, Jodi W. Dishman, Ronald T. Shinn and J. Todd Woolery.

Benchmark focuses exclusively on the U.S. litigation market, with a research team conducting extensive interviews around the country with leading private practice lawyers and in-house counsel.  “Local Litigation Stars” are attorneys who are recommended consistently as reputable and effective litigators by clients and peers. Lawyers who are consistently recommended by peer partners, competitors and clients as litigators who are likely to appear as local litigation stars in coming editions are recognized as “Future Stars.”