Kassandra Bentley advises oil and gas, pipeline, real estate, retail, trust and other clients in trust and probate litigation, estate planning, business formation, mergers and acquisitions, and business transactions.
Represented a local trust company, as successor trustee, in a breach of fiduciary duty action against JPMorgan Chase, resulting in an $18 million+ judgment against JPMorgan Chase.
Represented an oil and gas producer in $220 million+ asset sale.
Represented a multi-national firm in $70 million acquisition of local manufacturer, including preparation of Hart Scott Rodino filing with the Federal Trade Commission.
Represented a national construction firm in sale of business to other national construction firm involving prior transfers of assets and subsidiaries.
Represented a national pipeline contractor in $100 million stock acquisition, including preparation of Hart Scott Rodino filing with the Federal Trade Commission.
Represented a local retailer in reverse triangular merger with vendor.
Represented a local business owner in preparation of estate plan for estate with net worth in excess of $5 million.
Regularly represents a multi-state family farm operation in the sale, acquisition and lease of agricultural real estate.
Represented Fortune 500 Company before New Mexico's Taxation and Revenue Department.
Professional, Community and Pro Bono Involvement
Treasurer of the Oklahoma Bar Association Tax Section, 2013
Member of the Tulsa Tax Forum
Honors and Awards
Chambers USA, Leading Lawyer for Corporate/Commercial (Associates to Watch), 2013
Tulsa Business and Legal News, "Power Attorney" 2013
Craig Sterne Memorial Award for Estate Planning and Taxation
Note and Comment Editor for the Arkansas Law Review
Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2010
- J.D., summa cum laude, University of Arkansas, 2007
- B.A., summa cum laude, Political Science, John Brown University, 2004
Bar & Court Admissions
- Oklahoma, 2007
- United States District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 2007
- United States District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2007
- United States District Court Northern District of Oklahoma, 2007
- New Mexico, 2014
- Federal District Court New Mexico, 2014
- Texas, 2015
- Northern District of Texas, 2017
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