"Crowe & Dunlevy litigators help our clients navigate difficult and troublesome waters using traditional skills combined with modern, innovative and creative client-based solutions."






Judy Hamilton Morse
Litigation & Trial Chair

  

Litigation & Trial

Crowe & Dunlevy’s historically strong litigation practice comprises approximately one-half of our attorneys and almost all types of litigation―including large-scale, bet-the-company cases. The firm’s litigation practice is consistently recognized for its ability to represent clients on their most critical litigation issues. The firm can quickly assemble efficient teams to address the client’s needs and handle numerous cases in multiple jurisdictions and forums.

Experienced Lawyers

Attorney William G. Paul and Crowe & Dunlevy alum Lawrence E. Walsh are former presidents of the American Bar Association, while four of our current litigators are members of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers. Additionally, attorney Andrew M. Coats served as president of the organization and is Dean Emeritus of the University of Oklahoma College of Law.

Representative Experience

  • Judy Hamilton Morse successfully obtained dismissal for a Chapter 11 trustee in a bankruptcy case which sought more than $34 million in damages. Read more...
  • Appellate attorneys Richard C. Ford and Clyde A. Muchmore represented an insurance company in an appeal of a $15 million default judgement issued against the company. The Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals vacated the judgments against the company and remanded for further proceedings. Read more...
  • Crowe & Dunlevy attorneys Sanford C. Coats and Anthony Hendricks represented a brick company sued by another local company for nuisance and trespass and claimed damages in excess of $200,000. The trial lasted two and a half days, and the jury deliberated for only an hour before returning a defense verdict for our client on both claims.

Highly-Ranked

The tenth annual edition of Benchmark Litigation credits Crowe & Dunlevy as a comprehensive firm where "just north of 75 practitioners maintain their focus on litigation and represent a mix of plaintiffs and defendants in their various legal needs."

Chambers & Partners, an international legal publisher, highly ranked Crowe & Dunlevy and its litigators in its 2016 Chambers USA Directory. Crowe & Dunlevy was the only Oklahoma law firm ranked in Band 1, the highest ranking, in all seven areas of legal practice in Oklahoma, including litigation. In addition, five attorneys received high rankings in litigation: general commercial.

Seventy-seven Crowe & Dunlevy attorneys were selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers 2017. Forty-six were honored for their litigation practice, which included recognition for banking and finance, bankruptcy, labor and employment, product liability, environmental, commercial, mass tort, ERISA, antitrust, patent, intellectual property, construction, securities and bet-the-company litigation.

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