Amy D. White is a trial attorney in the Litigation Department. Her state and federal practice is focused on business and commercial litigation, with specific experience in the area of product liability defense, especially cases involving tractors and other machinery. Her practice also includes appellate work, including the noteworthy case of Christian v. Gray, in which the Oklahoma Supreme Court adopted the Daubert standard of admissibility regarding expert testimony.
Amy’s achievements have earned her recognition in the legal industry - most recently she was named as a fellow of the the Litigation Counsel of America. She is also listed by Oklahoma Super Lawyers’ list of Oklahoma Rising Stars, which recognizes the state’s top up-and-coming attorneys, and she is recognized as a future star by Benchmark Litigation. In 2012, she was named to Benchmark Litigation’s inaugural list of Top 250 Women in Litigation and Oklahoma City University Law Review honored her with its Outstanding Alumna Award.
Prior to graduating cum laude from the University of Tennessee, Amy worked as an intern for the U. S. White House and also with the governor’s office in Tennessee. She later served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Tim Leonard, U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, while in law school.
Amy was born and raised in East Tennessee, but has called Oklahoma home for over 15 years.
- University of Tennessee, B.A., Political Science, cum laude, 1997
- Oklahoma City University, J.D., summa cum laude, 2001
- 2001, Oklahoma
- 2001, U.S. District Courts for the Western, Eastern and Northern Districts of Oklahoma
- 2001, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- 2001, U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Sixth and Tenth Circuits
- 2001, U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota
- Oklahoma County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Board (2007-2008)
- Oklahoma Bar Association