TULSA – Deric McClellan and Alexander Sokolosky were recently named as associates in Crowe & Dunlevy’s Tulsa office.
McClellan handles general litigation matters in the Appellate, Energy, Environment & Natural Resources and Indian Law & Gaming Practice Groups. He previously served as a law clerk to Senior Judge Stephanie K. Seymour on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. A graduate of the University of Tulsa College of Law, McClellan was honored with the Order of the Curule Chair and was named the Oklahoma Bar Association Outstanding Senior Law Student in his graduating class. In addition, he served as the articles research editor for the Tulsa Law Review and received the CALI Award for Excellence in torts, criminal law, property, legal writing III, administrative law, evidence, trusts and estates, land use controls, advanced torts, international law, basic oil and gas and remedies.
Sokolosky is a member of the firm’s Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights, Indian Law & Gaming and Litigation & Trial Practice Groups. He served as a judicial intern for Justice Yvonne Kauger of the Oklahoma Supreme Court and Judge Daman Cantrell of the 14th Judicial District of Oklahoma. Graduating with honors from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, Sokolosky was inducted into the Order of the Coif and the Order of the Scribes and received American Jurisprudence Awards in legal research and writing I, legal research and writing II, advanced persuasive writing, advanced legal research, constitutional law, contracts and conflict of laws. Participating in moot court competitions during law school, Sokolosky won Best Brief in the First Year Moot Court Competition, the Ruby Vale Corporate Law Moot Court Competition and the National Moot Court Competition’s regional round.