Oklahoma Super Lawyers honors 101 McAfee & Taft attorneys in 2019 edition
Sixty-eight McAfee & Taft attorneys were recognized in the recently released 2019 edition of Oklahoma Super Lawyers, with another 33 honored as “Oklahoma Rising Stars.”
Trial lawyers Mary Quinn Cooper and John A. Kenney were recognized as “Top 10 Oklahoma Lawyers,” with Rachel Blue, Timothy J. Bomhoff, J. Craig Buchan, Richard D. Craig, John N. Hermes, Frank D. Hill, William S. Leach, Drew Neville, Charles S. Plumb, Susan B. Shields, and Nathan Whatley additionally being named as “Top 50 Oklahoma Lawyers.”
Rachel Blue, Mary Quinn Cooper, Elizabeth L. Dalton, Roberta B. Fields, Kathy R. Neal, Natalie K. Ramsey, and Susan B. Shields were named to the list of “Top 25 Women Lawyers.”
Also named to the 2019 “Oklahoma Super Lawyers” list are: T. Michael Blake, Courtney Bru, Brandon L. Buchanan, Steven W. Bugg, Jennifer H. Callahan, Brita H. Cantrell, W. Chris Coleman, Robert W. Dace, Cheryl Vinall Denney, Clifford C. Dougherty III, Bill G. Freudenrich, S. Gregory Frogge, Robert L. Garbrecht, Charles Greenough, Lloyd T. Hardin, Jr., Gerald L. Hilsher, Alan G. Holloway, Henry D. Hoss, Michael E. Joseph, Robert J. Joyce, Garry L. Keele II, Michael J. LaBrie, Myrna Schack Latham, Michael F. Lauderdale, Joe C. Lewallen, Jr., Ronald W. Little, Brandon P. Long, Robert T. Luttrell III, Michael D. McClintock, M. Richard Mullins, Richard D. Nix, John A. Papahronis, Ross A. Plourde, Frank L. Polk, Tony G. Puckett, Anthony L. Rahhal, Andrew L. Richardson, Richard A. Riggs, Reid E. Robison, Patricia A. Rogers, Paul A. Ross, Ronald T. Shinn Jr., Michael F. Smith, Spencer F. Smith, Jeff L. Todd, W. Kirk Turner, Erin M. Van Laanen, Drew D. Webb, Elizabeth Scott Wood, J. Todd Woolery and Harold C. Zuckerman.
McAfee & Taft attorneys named to the 2019 “Oklahoma Rising Stars” list are: Michael Avery, Christian D. Barnard, Sasha L. Beling, Elizabeth Bowersox, Matthew K. Brown, Philip R. Bruce, Emily Wilson Bunting, Jodi C. Cole, Jessica L. Dickerson, Jodi W. Dishman, Paige Hoster Good, Danae V. Grace, Sean S. Hunt, Jessica John Bowman, Laura J. Long, H. Cole Marshall, Samanthia S. Marshall, Jason McVicker, Samuel J. Merchant, Isai Molina, Zachary A.P. Oubre, Julia A. Palmer, Terra Lord Parten, Micah J. Petersen, Christopher Scaperlanda, Kristin M. Simpsen, Joshua D. Smith, Patrick L. Stein, Curtis J. Thomas, Alison A. Verret, Jeffrey L. Vogt, Chase C. Webb, and Anna E. Wolfe.
Oklahoma Super Lawyers recognizes the state’s top 5 percent of Oklahoma attorneys in more than 55 practice areas as “Super Lawyers” and the top 2.5 percent of up-and-coming attorneys as “Rising Stars.” Selections for these esteemed lists are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters legal division. Each year, the research team undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates on 12 indicators of professional achievement and peer recognition, a blue ribbon panel review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check.