McAfee & Taft Elects Elizabeth Dalton to Board of Directors

February 12, 2007

The shareholders of McAfee & Taft, Oklahoma’s largest law firm, have elected Elizabeth L. Dalton as the newest member of its board of directors. She joins Richard Craig, John Hermes, Michael Joseph, Michael Lauderdale, Steven Welch, and managing director Richard Nix on the seven-member board.

In addition to serving as the firm’s healthcare practice group leader, Dalton is engaged in a broad-based transactional practice, serving individuals and entities in the healthcare industry, charitable organizations, publicly traded companies, and closely held entities in a variety of businesses. Her practice includes corporate, securities and franchise law with emphasis on issues relating to healthcare for both taxable and tax-exempt clients. She also represents clients in a wide range of business transactions, including organization, acquisitions and mergers, secured and unsecured lending and business contracts.

Dalton earned her law degree from Southern Methodist University and her bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Virginia. Her achievements in the area of healthcare law have earned her inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America and the 2006 inaugural issue of Oklahoma Super Lawyers.

The Oklahoma native currently serves on the board of directors for the Oklahoma Health Lawyers Association and Travelers Aid and Homeless Assistance Center.

McAfee & Taft is the largest law firm in Oklahoma, serving clients throughout the Southwest and nationally in the areas of aviation, business law, corporate and securities, employee benefits, entertainment, environmental law, healthcare, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, oil and gas, real estate, and tax and family wealth. The firm employs over 200 Oklahomans, including more than 125 attorneys.