Craig Regens is a shareholder in the firm’s Oklahoma City office. He concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy, restructuring, and creditors’ rights, energy and environmental litigation, oil and gas transactions, and commercial litigation.
Craig frequently represents oil and gas companies and financial institutions in chapter 11 bankruptcies and in matters involving the acquisition and divestiture of oil and gas assets through bankruptcy court and private sales. He also has significant experience representing business entities, including special purpose entities, in a variety of energy-related, commercial, and general business litigation in federal, state, and administrative courts.
He has been listed in Best Lawyers since 2018, and was recognized as the 2023 Lawyer of the Year (OKC) in the practice area of Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law by the same publication. Since 2023, Craig has been listed in Benchmark Litigation as a National and Oklahoma Litigation Star.
An active member of the legal community, Craig formerly served as chair of the Oklahoma County Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Section and was a member of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Next Gen Class IX. Prior to entering private practice, Craig served as a term and career federal judicial law clerk to the Honorable Sarah A. Hall, then-Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Oklahoma.
Craig earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa College of Law, his Master of Science from the London School of Economics, and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Oklahoma.