Crowe & Dunlevy attorney honored by ExcellStyle Magazine

“Top 20 Oklahoma Women Who Rock” list salutes community trailblazers

ExcellStyle Magazine recently named Crowe & Dunlevy attorney Ruth J. Addison one of the “Top 20 Oklahoma Women Who Rock.” The annual list celebrates a distinguished group of women who have been trailblazers in their communities and their state.

“Ruth is a dedicated, up-and-coming attorney at the firm, and we are proud to see her recognized by ExcellStyle Magazine,” said Kevin D. Gordon, president and CEO of the firm. “She is very passionate about serving her community and her clients, and we look forward to seeing her continue to grow and succeed.”

Addison is an associate in the Litigation & Trial, White Collar, Compliance & Investigations, Labor & Employment and Administrative & Regulatory practice groups in Crowe & Dunlevy’s Tulsa office. As a trial lawyer, she regularly represents individuals and business entities in white collar defense and compliance matters in federal and state court on criminal charges and during grand jury investigations.

She is listed as a 2013-2015 Oklahoma Super Lawyers Rising Star in Criminal Defense: White Collar, General Litigation, Employment & Labor. Prior to joining Crowe & Dunlevy, Addison gained experience at the Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office as an assistant district attorney.

Addison received her Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2007 and holds a bachelor’s degree in government from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa. An active member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and the Tulsa County Bar Association, Addison is heavily involved with the Diversity Committee for both organizations. She is also an adjunct professor of paralegal studies and criminal justice at Brown Mackie College.

Locally, Addison serves as a member of the board of directors for Palmer Continuum of Care, Inc. and is a member of both the Junior League of Tulsa and Tulsa Young Professionals.

ExcellStyle Magazine’s focus includes fashion, beauty, health and promoting excellence in successful living. The publication was established in 1998 and reaches audiences in the U.S. and U.K.

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