Russell Westbrook has his own room at the Hawkins’ house

Russel Westbrook has his own room at the home of Phillips Murrah Director Terry Hawkins, who leads the Firm’s Public Finance Practice. From the story in the Sunday Oklahoman: There’s no bigger Russ fanatic. (Brenda Hawkins) has replicas of every jersey the Thunder superstar has worn. She has copies of dozens of magazine covers he’s graced, […]

Firm selects January Employee of the Month

Sherree Williams, Legal Assistant, is Phillips Murrah’s Employee of the Month for January 2017. “I am very thankful to my co-workers for choosing me to be Employee of the Month,” she said. ” I am proud to work with wonderful people and for an amazing company. “It is such an honor, both personally and professionally! I love working here and […]

Phillips Murrah donates neckties for Tie Day

Attorneys at our Oklahoma law firm Phillips Murrah rallied overnight to help Journal Record reporter Molly Fleming collect neckties for Tie Day. Our attorneys donated just over 52 ties, which Molly will bring to a couple of local elementary schools, where they will be given away along with lessons on how to properly tie them. Molly […]

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Director Jim Roth teaches OCU Energy Law seminar for Spring 2017

Jim Roth, Director and Chair of Phillips Murrah’s Clean Energy Practice Group, began a new role at Oklahoma City University’s School of Law last week. “Dean Valerie Couch reached out to me and asked if I would be interested in their inaugural ‘Distinguished Practitioner in Residence’ effort for this Spring Semester,” Roth said. Roth will teach a […]

Phillips Murrah announces new Director for 2017

Phillips Murrah is proud to announce Attorney John M. Bunting has been selected to join the Firm’s group of Directors, bringing the total number to 35. “I’m proud to be a part of the Phillips Murrah team, and I hope to use this new position to continue helping our clients succeed,” Bunting said. His practice […]

Firm selects December Employee of the Month

Caitlin Berg, Administrative Assistant, is Phillips Murrah’s Employee of the Month for December 2016. “I am very thankful to have received this award from my co-workers,” she said. “I really enjoy the workplace and the people that work here. It’s a great place.” The Employee of the Month is selected anonymously by Phillips Murrah staff on merits of […]

Director Juston Givens joins Board of American Banjo Museum

Phillips Murrah Director Juston R. Givens was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for the American Banjo Museum. The American Banjo Museum is a $5 million, world-class 21,000 square foot facility honoring the rich history of the banjo. The museum’s collection contains more than 400 instruments, recordings, film, video, printed music, instructional materials, ephemera […]

Phillips Murrah named a Top Workplace for second year by The Oklahoman

Phillips Murrah is proud to announce that, for the second year in a row, our Firm is recognized as one of Oklahoma City’s Top Workplaces. The Oklahoman newspaper published their annual list of Oklahoma’s Top Workplaces on Dec. 11. The Oklahoman partnered with Philadelphia-based WorkplaceDynamics, the employee research and consulting firm, to determine the region’s Top […]

Firm sponsors panel exploring civility between opposing counsel

An upcoming panel discussion plans to “bridge the divide” between attorneys in the courtroom. Phillips Murrah is sponsoring “Behaving Badly is For Toddlers: Bringing Civility Back into Civil Litigation,” a Continuing Learning Education opportunity hosted Dec. 12 at the Oklahoma Bar Association. “This CLE was established in an effort to remind both sides of the value of civility […]

Firm selects November Employee of the Month

Paralegal Lisa McAlister is Phillips Murrah’s Employee of the Month for November 2016. “More than being proud of working for an extraordinary company, I am proud of working with extraordinary co-workers,” she said. “I am grateful to my peers for choosing me to be Employee of the Month. “It is such an honor, both on a personal […]

Phillips Murrah paralegals complete bankruptcy certification

Phillips Murrah paralegals Lisa McAlister and Maribeth D. Mills recently completed the Association of Bankruptcy Judicial Assistants’ program to become Certified Bankruptcy Assistants. The ABJA is a national organization formed by judicial assistants to U.S. Bankruptcy Judges who found that understanding certification in a particular field can promote and maintain professional standards. According to ABJA’s website: […]

Director hosts presentations on workplace regulations

Phillips Murrah Director Byrona J. Maule gave two presentations in November, one for Cornerstone Credit Union League and the other to the Women’s Mastermind Group, regarding potential changes in labor and employment matters. The presentations covered new wage and hour regulations regarding overtime that were slated to go into effect on December 1, 2016. Maule gave […]

Phillips Murrah welcomes two new oil and gas attorneys

Phillips Murrah is proud to welcome Molly E. Tipton and C. Eric Davis as oil and gas attorneys. Tipton 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. In her practice, Molly has prepared numerous drilling, division order, and […]

Director’s Woman of the Year honor shared in hometown newspaper

Phillips Murrah Director Dawn Rahme was featured in an article in the Ponca City News noting her achievement as one of the Journal Record’s Women of the Year. “Hard work, integrity and passion will guide me to success throughout my life,” Rahme said in the article. “Though my life has been much easier than his – […]

Firm selects October Employee of the Month

Margaret Petit, legal assistant, is Phillips Murrah’s Employee of the Month for October 2016. “It is a real honor to have received this award from my co-workers,” she said. “Just know that I believe that I am a good ‘team player’ because every member of my team/Phillips Murrah family is a Super Star and we all excel in […]