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Phillips Murrah named among 2020 Best Law Firms in 45 practice areas

Phillips Murrah is proud to announce that our law firm has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 “Best Law Firms” for professional excellence for the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area and, for the first time, the Dallas/Fort Worth area in the following practice areas: Oklahoma City Tier 1 Administrative / Regulatory Law Banking […]

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Halloween party raises money for Oklahoma Regional Food Bank

Phillips Murrah staff members were given the chance to test their creativity and help raise money for the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma on Oct. 31 at the Firm’s annual Halloween Party. Contestants competed to win the annual costume contest, and Phillips Murrah raised $610 from those in attendance for Firm’s Annual Harvest Food Drive […]

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Phillips Murrah begins third season of Blocks for Bucks partnership with Thunder Cares Foundation

  With the kick-off of the 2019-2020 NBA regular season, Phillips Murrah is entering our third year of partnering with the Oklahoma City Thunder’s philanthropic organization, the Thunder Cares Foundation via our Blocks for Bucks campaign. What is Blocks for Bucks? Attorneys and staff at Phillips Murrah are huge Thunder fans, and to recognize our home […]

Firm selects Employee of the Month for September 2019

Rachel Schones, Receptionist, is Phillips Murrah’s Employee of the Month for September 2019. “It is a great honor to be selected as Employee of the Month by my co-workers,” she said. The Employee of the Month is selected anonymously by Phillips Murrah staff on merits of teamwork and overall contributions to the Firm. “Rachel has […]

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Davis to present on Oklahoma open records laws issues

C. Eric Davis, an attorney in the Firm’s Government Relations and Compliance Practice Group, will give a presentation on Oklahoma open records laws Oct. 18 for Continuing Legal Education individuals. Davis will present at 10:15 a.m. at the National Business Institute’s seminar titled “Ensuring Local Governments Comply with the Law,” focusing on public records issues. […]

Phillips Murrah rowing team takes silver in 2019 Oklahoma Regatta Festival

Phillips Murrah’s rowing team Law & Oarder ended the Fall 2019 season on top, placing second in the annual regatta competition. The team competed on Oct. 4 at the 2019 Oklahoma Regatta Festival held at the OKC Boathouse District and achieved a 500-meter run of 2:00:06, up five seconds from last year. “Another great season […]

Melissa Gardner

Gardner addresses current issues regarding Oklahoma Native American law

Director Melissa R. Gardner participated in a seminar in September for the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education individuals focusing on matters relevant to the oil and gas industry in Oklahoma. “My presentation covered the statutory landscape for Native American law,” Gardner said. “I discussed all of the Congressional acts that control the United States’s […]

Law & Oarder, Phillips Murrah's rowing team, gets ready to compete in the 2018 Oklahoma Regatta Festival.

Law & Oarder to compete at 2019 Oklahoma Regatta Festival

Phillips Murrah’s rowing team, Law & Oarder, will put months of practice to the test as they compete in the annual Oklahoma Regatta Festival this Friday, Oct. 4. Law & Oarder will compete in a 500-meter run at 6:20 PM, marking the fifth year the team has competed. The festival runs from Oct. 4-6 and […]

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Norman selected for LOYAL XV Class

Leadership Oklahoma City recently selected members for Linking OKC’s Young Adult Leaders’ (LOYAL) 2019-20 class, and Phillips Murrah attorney Kendra M. Norman made the cut. “I see my role in LOYAL as a community member and community leader who wants to experience personal growth with respect to leadership skills as well as further develop skills […]

Phillips Murrah welcomes three new attorneys to legal team

Phillips Murrah is proud to welcome Justin G. Bates, Kara K. Laster, and Phoebe B. Mitchell to our Firm. Phillips Murrah welcomed Justin and Phoebe to the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group as associate attorneys. Each represents individuals and both privately-held and public companies in a wide range of civil litigation matters. Justin attended the University […]

Firm selects Employee of the Month for August 2019

Abigail Duran, Accounting Specialist, is Phillips Murrah’s Employee of the Month for August 2019. “It is a great honor to be chosen by my peers as Employee of the Month,” she said. The Employee of the Month is selected anonymously by Phillips Murrah staff on merits of teamwork and overall contributions to the Firm. “Abbie […]

Norman elected Chapter Adviser for University of Oklahoma sorority

Alpha Omicron Pi’s Xi Chapter members recently elected Phillips Murrah Attorney Kendra M. Norman to serve as Chapter Adviser for the sorority’s University of Oklahoma house. Chapter Adviser is elected annually and advises the Chapter President, the Leader’s Council—which consists of women elected as leaders of the chapter—as well as the chapter as a whole, […]

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Phillips Murrah sponsors 2019 Plaza District Festival

The law firm of Phillips Murrah is proud to announce our first year as a sponsor of the Plaza District Festival, which will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28 2019. Our Firm believes that supporting our community is vitally important. Through our partnership with the Plaza District Association, we are able to help continue the […]

Phillips Murrah Director addresses banking issues with medical marijuana industry

A Journal Record article published on August 30, 2019 features Phillips Murrah Director Jason M. Kreth’s participation on a recent panel discussing issues facing the banking industry with regards to the introduction of the medical marijuana industry in the market. Imagine running a business, or even your personal life without a bank. What would it […]

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Phillips Murrah Directors Discuss Oil and Gas Lease Cancellation Lawsuits at Petroleum Alliance Lunch and Learn

Defending Against and Preventing Lease Cancellation Lawsuits As leasing and drilling activities have increased over the last few years, so have lawsuits by mineral owners seeking to cancel existing oil and gas leases. More often than not, those suits allege that existing wells have ceased producing in paying quantities, and therefore the leases are no […]