Lyndon W. Whitmire is a Director and the Firm's Litigation Practice Group Leader. He is an experienced trial attorney representing clients in a wide range of complex litigation matters, including product liability, business and commercial litigation, first- and third-party insurance matters, class actions, various UCC and consumer protection-related disputes, general tort, personal injury and wrongful death claims, trust and estate disputes, and intellectual property matters.
Lyndon has tried cases in both state and federal courts and has represented clients in arbitration and administrative hearings. He has also appeared before the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and the Supreme Court of Oklahoma. He has represented clients as regional counsel in Colorado, Arkansas and New Mexico.
A Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent attorney, Lyndon is named to Oklahoma Super Lawyers in the areas of Personal Injury Defense, Products and Business Litigation (2008-present). He has been listed by "Best Lawyers in America" in the practice areas of Commercial Litigation and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2013-present). He also co-authored “An Overview of Oklahoma Product Liability Law,” 73 OKLA. B.J. 2231 (2002), which won the Oklahoma Bar Journal’s Golden Quill Award. Lyndon ‘s other distinctions include recipient of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award.
He is active, nationally, in the Defense Research Institute and holds leadership positions within the community and within the Firm, including the Firm’s Diversity Committee. Raised in Woodward, Lyndon and his family live in Edmond.
- Oklahoma State University (B.A., with Honors, 1993)
- University of Oklahoma (J.D., with Highest Honors, 1996)
- 1996, Oklahoma
- 1996, U.S. District Court, Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of Oklahoma
- 1996, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
- Oklahoma Bar Association
- Oklahoma County Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Defense Research Institute