Trial lawyer Julia Palmer joins McAfee & Taft

September 17, 2015

McAfee & Taft, the state’s largest law firm, has announced that trial lawyer Julia A. Palmer has joined its Litigation Group. Her state and federal practice is focused on the resolution of complex business disputes in state and federal courts as well as through commercial arbitration and mediation.

Throughout the course of her career, Palmer has represented clients in cases encompassing the areas of commercial litigation, shareholder disputes, breach of fiduciary duty disputes, corporate governance, insurance coverage, bankruptcy, franchise disputes, intellectual property, antitrust, and fraud and RICO actions. As part of her practice, she has also participated in large internal corporate investigations, prepared comprehensive audit reports, and presented those findings to corporate boards of directors.

Prior to joining McAfee & Taft, the Tulsa native worked as an associate with a boutique litigation firm in Atlanta, GA, and served on the faculty of the Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques at her alma mater, Emory University School of Law. Her career experience also includes serving as a law clerk for the Honorable John Preston Bailey, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, for three years.

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, more than 175 attorneys, and has offices in both Tulsa and Oklahoma City.