2017 Lawyers of the Year

Phillips Murrah is honored to have 7 of its attorneys selected as Lawyers of the Year for 2017 in the Oklahoma City metro.

  • Douglas A. Branch

    Douglas A. Branch is listed in Best Lawyers as practicing in Venture Capital Law and Securities / Capital Markets Law

  • Michael D. Carter

    Michael D. Carter is listed in Best Lawyers as practicing in Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers.

  • Shannon K. Emmons

    Shannon K. Emmons is listed in Best Lawyers as practicing in Employment Law – Individuals and Commercial Litigation.

  • Sally A. Hasenfratz

    Sally A. Hasenfratz is listed in Best Lawyers as practicing in Commercial Transactions / UCC Law, Construction Law – Commercial Development, Condominiums, Contract Review and Negotiation, Project Finance, Real Estate, Succession Planning, Land Use and Zoning Law, & Real Estate Law. Sally also received Lawyer of the Year awards for 2014 and has been listed in Best Lawyers since 2009.

  • Fred A. Leibrock

    Fred A. Leibrock is listed in Best Lawyers as practicing in Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law; Litigation – Antitrust; Litigation – ERISA; and Litigation – Real Estate.

  • G. Calvin Sharpe

    G. Calvin Sharpe is listed in Best Lawyers as practicing in Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants.

  • Thomas G. Wolfe

    Thomas G. Wolfe is listed in Best Lawyers as practicing in Product Liability Litigation – Defendants.

2017 Best Lawyers

Phillips Murrah is honored to have 34 of its attorneys selected as 2017 Best Lawyers:

Best Law Firm

Phillips Murrah is proud to announce that our law firm has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 “Best Law Firms” for professional excellence for the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area in the following practice areas:

Tier 1

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Tier 2

  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
  • Employment Law – Individuals
  • Energy Law
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – ERISA
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Tier 3

  • Business Organizations (including LLC’s and Partnerships)
  • Construction Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Venture Capital Law

This list is for the Oklahoma City Metropolitan area. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top four percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. Earlier in the year, Phillips Murrah announced that 35 of our attorneys are recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2017.

Firms included in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence, quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. The “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a combination of client feedback, information provided on the Law Firm Survey and the Law Firm Leaders Survey and Best Lawyers peer-review.