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McAfee & Taft elects Tim Bomhoff and Jennifer Callahan to 2016 board of directors

January 27, 2016

IRS

The shareholders of McAfee & Taft, Oklahoma’s largest law firm, have elected Timothy J. Bomhoff and Jennifer H. Callahan as the newest members of its board of directors. They join Robert Garbrecht, Stephen Hetrick, Michael LaBrie and Scott McCreary — all of whom were re-elected for another one-year term — as well as managing director Michael Lauderdale on the seven-member board.

Tim Bomhoff is a trial lawyer who maintains one of the most active energy litigation practices in Oklahoma and whose extensive career experience includes the defense of mass torts and negligence claims as well as the representation of companies in environmental litigation, including class actions.

Bomhoff is a 1988 graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Law and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and agricultural economics from Oklahoma State University. His achievements as a litigator have earned him inclusion in Benchmark Litigation, Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Best Lawyers in America, and Oklahoma Super Lawyers.

Jennifer Callahan is an employee benefits and tax attorney whose practice is focused on all aspects of executive compensation and benefits planning, with specific emphasis on complex tax and governance issues associated with executive employment agreements, equity compensation arrangements, and deferred compensation plans. A portion of her practice is devoted to assisting tax-exempt organizations, including charitable organizations, schools and universities, healthcare organizations and private foundations, navigate the unique tax and regulatory requirements applicable for maintaining tax-exempt status.

Callahan is a 1996 graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Law and holds a master’s degree in accounting from Oklahoma City University and a bachelor’s degree in agricultural business from California Polytechnic State University. Her achievements have earned her inclusion in the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Best Lawyers in America, and Oklahoma Super Lawyers, which also named her to its list of “Top 25 Women Lawyers.”

McAfee & Taft is one of the nation’s 250 largest law firms as ranked by the National Law Journal and serves clients locally, nationally and internationally in the areas of aviation, business law, 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 nearly 350 Oklahomans, including 175 attorneys, and has offices in both Oklahoma City and Tulsa.