Entries by Dave Rhea

Online Evidence: Digital discovery during divorce

This Gavel to Gavel legal column was originally published in The Journal Record on Jan 28, 2015. By Nicholle Jones Edwards. View her attorney profile here. “Fantastic advances in the field of electronic communication constitute a greater danger to the privacy of the individual,” Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren prophetically stated in 1963. Today, people use email, text messaging […]

Phillips Murrah announces new Directors for 2015

Tom Wolfe, managing director at Oklahoma City law firm, Phillips Murrah, announced that attorneys Nicholle Jones Edwards, Jennifer L. Miller, Jason M. Kreth and Candace Williams Lisle have been elected by the firm’s shareholders as new directors. Their appointments were made effective January 1, 2015, bringing the total number of directors in the firm to […]

Eyes on the contango play of 2015

Jim Roth’s Friday column, Earth Business, appears in The Journal Record. Originally published in The Journal Record on Jan 16, 2015. View Jim Roth’s attorney profile here. The plummet of the price per barrel of Brent crude oil has shocked nearly every major domestic and international producer. However, in the case of some energy companies and investors, […]

PM Director Bob Sheets discusses fracking ban on NPR

Phillips Murrah Director Robert N. Sheets participated in a broadcast interview with StateImpact Oklahoma / KGOU reporter Joe Wertz regarding using local referendums to ban hydraulic fracturing. This interview was broadcast in early November, 2014 and can be seen in its entirety at the StateImpact Oklahoma website. To listen, click on the player below: ______ […]

Phillips Murrah adds two attorneys to Energy group

OKLAHOMA CITY – William L. Humes has joined Phillips Murrah’s Energy and Natural Resources team as an of counsel attorney. Humes brings to his law practice over 21 years of experience serving the citizens of Oklahoma as an Assistant Attorney General in the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office. In his role with the firm, he represents […]

Q&A with Jim Roth: More Oklahomans seek to power their own homes, businesses

By Paula Burkes, business writer for NewsOK.com. Published in The Daily Oklahoman on Aug. 26, 2014. View Jim Roth’s attorney profile here. Q&A with Jim Roth: More Oklahomans seek to power their own homes, businesses Q: What is distributed generation? A: Distributed generation refers to generating power at the site of consumption. When a home, business […]

Phillips Murrah welcomes oil and gas title attorney

OKLAHOMA CITY – Zachary K. Bradt has joined Phillips Murrah’s Energy & Natural Resources team as an associate attorney. Bradt represents both privately-owned and public companies in a wide variety of oil and gas matters, with a strong emphasis on oil and gas title examination. Prior to joining Phillips Murrah, Bradt worked as an in-house […]

The U.S. Oil and Gas Boom: Drilling Down on Issues, Risks and Opportunities for the Construction Industry

  Click here to view the story in PDF format:  “The U.S. Oil and Gas Boom: Drilling Down on Issues, Risks and Opportunities for the Construction Industry” (Jul 9, 2014) 2014 ALFA INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION SEMINAR THE GROVE PARK INN ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA JULY 30 – AUGUST 1, 2014 THE U.S. OIL AND GAS BOOM: DRILLING […]

Phillips Murrah Director Jim Roth featured in OKC’s Slice magazine

Jim Roth, a Director and Chair of the firm’s Clean Energy Practice Group, was featured in a Q&A article in Oklahoma City entertainment/lifestyle magazine, SLICE. From the story: Anyone who has ever met Jim Roth knows there’s much more beneath the surface of the Oklahoma City attorney and former state Corporation Commissioner. Roth, an attorney […]

Executive Q&A with Tom Wolfe: Balancing justice, business savvy

By Don Mecoy • Published: July 27, 2008 Oklahoma City has several large law firms, and they compete for clients and prestige. Tom Wolfe, president and general partner of the city’s third-largest firm, Phillips Murrah, has been at the helm of the business since 2002. In those six years, the firm has added more lawyers […]