OKLAHOMA CITY – Crowe & Dunlevy recently announced four attorneys have joined the firm’s Oklahoma City office. New associates Micah Adkison, Hayley Scott, Evan Way and Ryan K. Wilson will provide legal counsel to clients across diverse industries, including administrative and regulatory law, bankruptcy and creditor’s rights, Indian law and gaming, energy and litigation, among others.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Adkison served as a major in the United States Marine Corps. He received his bachelor’s degree from Tarleton State University and graduated with distinction from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. As a law student, he served as editor-in-chief of the Oil and Gas, Natural Resources and Energy Journal. Adkison also received the 1L Moot Court Distinguished Speaker Award and the American Jurisprudence Award in Mineral Title Examination, participated in multiple honor societies and clubs and accumulated more than 65 hours of pro bono service preparing income tax documents for low-income individuals. He will serve in the firm’s Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Practice Group.
Scott will join the firm’s Administrative & Regulatory, Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights and Litigation & Trial Practice Groups. After receiving a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Oklahoma, she graduated with highest honors and the top ranking in her class from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Scott was a member of Order of the Coif, Order of the Barristers, Order of the Solicitors and Law Review. During law school, she was awarded the James F. Hawes Memorial Cup Award and the Judge Wayne Alley Advocacy Writing Award, in addition to other distinctions. She has also served as a volunteer for Legal Aid of Oklahoma.
Another distinguished University of Oklahoma College of Law graduate, Way also holds a Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma City University. During law school, he was inducted into the Order of the Solicitors and was a member of Law Review. He was a director on the Board of Advocates and a member of the American Bar Association Negotiation Team, among other notable distinctions. Way is a 14-year member of the Oklahoma Air National Guard and worked for the U.S. Department of Defense for more than a decade. He has also served as an adjunct professor at Mid-America Christian University. He will serve in the firm’s Administrative & Regulatory and Litigation & Trial Practice Groups.
Wilson is a member of the firm’s Administrative & Regulatory, Indian Law & Gaming and Litigation & Trial Practice Groups. He attended the University of Oklahoma College of Law after receiving a bachelor’s degree in political science from Yale University. During law school, he was inducted into the Order of the Coif, Order of the Barristers and National Order of Scribes. Wilson was named National Best Advocate and was a member of the national finalist team in the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition, in addition to other distinctions, particularly in the area of legal writing. He previously served as a consultant in Washington, D.C. and as an intern at the Chickasaw Nation Judicial Department.