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Fred A. Leibrock is a Director and litigation attorney. He is an experienced trial attorney who has first-chaired more than sixty jury trials. Fred represents both privately held and public companies in a wide range of matters, with an emphasis on complex litigation and multi-jurisdiction and class action litigation.

Fred’s trial experience is diverse and includes the defense and prosecution of cases involving real estate, construction, trucking, insurance, election law, fraud, professional malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death, anti-competitive activity, racketeering, employment, transportation negligence, condemnation, lender liability, product liability and parental termination. Additionally, Fred is a mediator and arbitrator and received his formal ADR training at the Center for Dispute Resolution in Boulder, Colorado.

Fred is admitted to the practice law in Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, the Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation.  He is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and several United States Circuit and District Courts.

Fred’s practice also emphasizes privacy and cybersecurity law. He is an Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and is credentialed by the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He has experience in defending claims and lawsuits alleging damages due to data breaches, in fortification against tactics, techniques, and procedures of cyber threat agents, in information security policies, in data breach incident response and after-action reporting, in data retention polices, in cybersecurity regulation compliance, and in cybersecurity insurance law.

Fred has continuously held a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent peer review rating since 1995, has been continuously named to Oklahoma Super Lawyers since 2006 and Best Lawyers in America since 2010 (currently in five categories: Commercial Litigation, Antitrust Litigation (Lawyer of the Year 2017), ERISA Litigation (Lawyer of the Year 2018), Insurance Law and Real Estate Litigation (Lawyer of the Year 2020)).

Fred graduated from Oklahoma City University School of Law with honors. While in law school, he served as Staff Editor of the Oklahoma City University Law Review. He is the author of Lender Liability Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 62 OKLA. B.J. 2374 (1991). Fred is a child advocate who frequently represents abused children. He has served as an officer and director of the Child Abuse Response & Evaluation Center in Oklahoma City, received the Center’s Distinguished Service Award in 2008, and is an active volunteer for child advocacy organizations, including Oklahoma Lawyers for Children. Born and raised in Mexico City, Fred lives in Oklahoma City with his wife Susan.

Education

  • Texas Christian University (B.A., 1987)
  • Oklahoma City University (J.D., with Honors, 1990)

Admissions

  • 1990, Oklahoma
  • 1990, U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • 1990, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • 1995, U.S. Supreme Court
  • 2008, Texas
  • 2008, U.S. District Court, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • 2010, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • 2010, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • 2012, Chickasaw Nation Supreme Court
  • 2017, U.S. Tax Court
  • 2019, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • 2022, Chocktaw Nation
  • 2022, Colorado

Professional Organizations

  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association

Experience

  • Defended and prosecuted cases involving real estate, construction, insurance, election law, fraud, trucking, professional malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death, anti-competitive activity, racketeering, employment, lender liability and product liability
  • Served as lead counsel in significant cases, including Oklahoma’s multi-forum congressional redistricting litigation
  • Represented clients in multi-district cases filed against a consumer lending client
  • Represented clients in employee benefits litigation simultaneously proceeding against a banking client in multiple states
  • Represented clients in concurrent class actions brought against a banking client arising from alleged violations of federal consumer statutes
  • Represented clients in multi-state product liability actions brought against a manufacturing client
  • Served as a mediator and an arbitrator
  • Received formal ADR training at the Center for Dispute Resolution in Boulder, Colorado
  • Prosecution and defense of class-action suits
  • Representation of clients before a jury
  • Defending claims and lawsuits alleging damages due to data breaches
  • Fortification against tactics, techniques, and procedures of cyber threat agents
  • Information security policies
  • Data breach incident response and after-action reporting
  • Data retention polices
  • Cybersecurity regulation compliance
  • Cybersecurity insurance law
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™
  • Chambers and Partners: Litigation, Band 3
  • Best Lawyers®: Real Estate Litigation (2011 – present)
  • Best Lawyers®: Commercial Litigation (2010 – present)
  • Best Lawyers®: Antitrust Litigation (2011 – present)
  • Best Lawyers®: Insurance Law (2016 – present)
  • Best Lawyers®: ERISA Litigation (2011 – present)
  • Best Lawyers®: Real Estate Law (2021)
  • Best Lawyers®: Financial Services Regulation Law (2021)
  • Best Lawyers®:  Lawyer of the Year in OKC:  Real Estate Litigation (2020)
  • Best Lawyers®: Lawyer of the Year in OKC: Litigation – ERISA (2018)
  • Best Lawyers®: Lawyer of the Year in OKC: Litigation – Antitrust (2017)
  • Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters: (2006 – 2022)

Community

  • Volunteer for Oklahoma Lawyers for Children
  • Assistant Scoutmaster for Boy Scouts of America Troop 78

Publications

Fred A. Leibrock is a Director and litigation attorney. He is an experienced trial attorney who has first-chaired dozens of jury trials. Fred represents both privately held and public companies in a wide range of matters, with an emphasis on complex multi-jurisdiction and class action litigation.

Fred’s trial experience is diverse and includes the defense and prosecution of cases involving real estate, construction, trucking, insurance, election law, fraud, professional malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death, anti-competitive activity, racketeering, employment, transportation negligence, lender liability, product liability and parental termination. Additionally, Fred is a mediator and arbitrator and received his formal ADR training at the Center for Dispute Resolution in Boulder, Colorado.

Fred’s practice also emphasizes privacy and cybersecurity law. He is an Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and is credentialed by the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He has experience in defending claims and lawsuits alleging damages due to data breaches, in fortification against tactics, techniques, and procedures of cyber threat agents, in information security policies, in data breach incident response and after-action reporting, in data retention polices, in cybersecurity regulation compliance, and in cybersecurity insurance law.

Fred has continuously held a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent peer review rating since 1995, has been continuously named to Oklahoma Super Lawyers since 2011 and Best Lawyers in America since 2010 (currently in five categories: Commercial Litigation, Antitrust Litigation (Lawyer of the Year 2017), ERISA Litigation (Lawyer of the Year 2018), Insurance Law and Real Estate Litigation)(Lawyer of the Year 2020)).

Fred graduated from Oklahoma City University School of Law with honors. While in law school, he served as Staff Editor of the Oklahoma City University Law Review. He is the author of Lender Liability Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 62 OKLA. B.J. 2374 (1991). Fred is a child advocate who frequently represents abused children. He has served as an officer and director of the Child Abuse Response & Evaluation Center in Oklahoma City, received the Center’s Distinguished Service Award in 2008, and is an active volunteer for child advocacy organizations, including Oklahoma Lawyers for Children. Born and raised in Mexico City, Fred lives in Oklahoma City with his wife Susan.

  • Texas Christian University (B.A., 1987)
  • Oklahoma City University (J.D., with Honors, 1990)
  • 1990, Oklahoma
  • 1990, U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • 1990, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • 1995, U.S. Supreme Court
  • 2008, Texas
  • 2008, U.S. District Court, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • 2010, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • 2010, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • 2012, Chickasaw Nation Supreme Court
  • 2017, U.S. Tax Court
  • 2019, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Defended and prosecuted cases involving real estate, construction, insurance, election law, fraud, trucking, professional malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death, anti-competitive activity, racketeering, employment, lender liability and product liability
  • Served as lead counsel in significant cases, including Oklahoma’s multi-forum congressional redistricting litigation
  • Represented clients in multi-district cases filed against a consumer lending client
  • Represented clients in employee benefits litigation simultaneously proceeding against a banking client in multiple states
  • Represented clients in concurrent class actions brought against a banking client arising from alleged violations of federal consumer statutes
  • Represented clients in multi-state product liability actions brought against a manufacturing client
  • Served as a mediator and an arbitrator
  • Received formal ADR training at the Center for Dispute Resolution in Boulder, Colorado
  • Prosecution and defense of class-action suits
  • Representation of clients before a jury
  • Defending claims and lawsuits alleging damages due to data breaches
  • Fortification against tactics, techniques, and procedures of cyber threat agents
  • Information security policies
  • Data breach incident response and after-action reporting
  • Data retention polices
  • Cybersecurity regulation compliance
  • Cybersecurity insurance law
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™
  • Chambers and Partners: Litigation, Band 3
  • Best Lawyers®: Real Estate Litigation (2011 – present)
  • Best Lawyers®: Commercial Litigation (2010 – present)
  • Best Lawyers®: Antitrust Litigation (2011 – present)
  • Best Lawyers®: Insurance Law (2016 – present)
  • Best Lawyers®: ERISA Litigation (2011 – present)
  • Best Lawyers®: Real Estate Law (2021)
  • Best Lawyers®: Financial Services Regulation Law (2021)
  • Best Lawyers®: Lawyer of the Year in OKC: Litigation – ERISA (2018)
  • Best Lawyers®: Lawyer of the Year in OKC: Litigation – Antitrust (2017)
  • Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters: (2006 – 2019)
  • Volunteer for Oklahoma Lawyers for Children
  • Assistant Scoutmaster for Boy Scouts of America Troop 78

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