Booth, Buzzard, Campbell, Lessman, Lewallen, McHaffey additions to firm
OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorneys Jaycee Booth, Greg Buzzard, Katie Campbell, Garrett D. Lessman, Baxter Lewallen and paralegal Shana McHaffey have joined Crowe & Dunlevy in the firm’s Oklahoma City and Tulsa offices.
Booth is an attorney in the firm’s Oklahoma City office, assisting clients with matters in the Labor & Employment and Litigation & Trial Practice Groups. She graduated with honors from Oklahoma City University School of Law as a Merit Scholar and was inducted into the Order of Barristers. A member of the William J. Holloway Inn of Court, international legal honor society, Phi Delta Phi, and Organization for the Advancement of Women in the Law, she served as a judicial intern with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Booth received her Bachelor of Science in biology from West Texas A&M University.
Buzzard is an attorney in the firm’s Tulsa office. A citizen of the Cherokee Nation, he is a member of the Indian Law & Gaming Practice Group. Buzzard received his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School where he served as president of the Native American Law Students Association. Prior to law school, he attended Dartmouth College where he graduated cum laude, served as president of the Native Americans at Dartmouth student organization and was a recipient of the Bill and Melinda Gates Millennium Scholarship. Before joining the firm, Buzzard clerked for the Honorable Jeffrey L. Viken of the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota.
Campbell is an attorney in the firm’s Oklahoma City office. A member of the Labor & Employment Practice Group, she assists clients with general litigation matters. Campbell received her Juris Doctor from Oklahoma City University School of Law where she graduated magna cum laude and was a Merit Scholar. During law school, Katie received CALI awards in Legal Research and Writing, Income Tax Law and Employment Discrimination and was a member of the Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity and the William J. Holloway Inn of Court. She also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of Oklahoma.
Lessman is an attorney and member of the Private Wealth & Closely-Held Business, Corporate & Securities and Taxation Practice Groups in the firm’s Oklahoma City office. He received a law degree and a Master of Laws in Taxation from Boston University School of Law where he graduated as an Edward F. Hennessey Distinguished Scholar. A National Merit Scholar, Lessman received his undergraduate degree from Baylor University.
Lewallen is an attorney in the firm’s Oklahoma City office and assists in general litigation matters and in the representation of broker-dealers and financial institutions on matters of compliance as a member of the Litigation & Trial and Securities Litigation, Enforcement & Compliance Practice Groups. Lewallen received his Juris Doctor from Oklahoma City University where he graduated summa cum laude and was inducted into the Order of the Barristers and was named the OCU Law Outstanding Graduate for 2020. Prior to law school, he attended Washington and Lee University graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in English before serving as a field representative in the United States Senate.
McHaffey is a paralegal in the firm’s Oklahoma City office and a member of the Securities Litigation, Enforcement & Compliance Practice Group. She brings more than 16 years of experience in the securities industry to assist attorneys representing securities firms, individual securities agents and investment advisors. She also supports attorneys in their drafting of core pleadings, reviews matters for early case resolution and collects, organizes and analyzes document production. A Certified Financial Planner, McHaffey graduated from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in health administration.