08.20.2020 News Doerner

26 DSDA Lawyers Named to 2021 Best Lawyers® List

Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson, LLP is pleased to announce that 26 Doerner lawyers have been included in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. First published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.  

Lawyers named to the Best Lawyers® lists are recognized through compiled information based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For this year’s edition, 11 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in the inclusion of nearly 94,000 industry leading lawyers. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed.

Doerner attorneys selected for the 2021 Best Lawyers® list include: 

William C. Anderson: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation

Sam G. Bratton, II: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy

Jon E. Brightmire: Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – ERISA, Litigation – Labor and Employment

Kristen L. Brightmire: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment

N. Lance Bryan: Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Construction

James R. Bullard: Family Law

Lewis N. Carter: Commercial Litigation

Lawrence T. Chambers: Corporate Law

H. Wayne Cooper: Corporate Law

Kevin C. Coutant: Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law

Nathan S. Cross: Land Use and Zoning Law

S. Douglas Dodd: First Amendment Law, Litigation – First Amendment

Michael J. English: Commercial Litigation

Philip R. Feist: Trust and Estates

Tom Q. Ferguson: Commercial Litigation

D. Benham Kirk, Jr.: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Real Estate Law

Michael S. Linscott: Commercial Litigation

Linda Crook Martin: Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental

David McCullough: First Amendment Law, Gaming Law, Native American Law

William F. Riggs: Corporate Law

Moura A.J. Robertson: Collective Law – Family Law, Family Law, Family Law Mediation

Linda G. Scoggins: Health Care Law, Commercial Litigation

Sarah J. Timberlake: Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law

Harry V. Rouse: Trusts and Estates

Varley H. Taylor, Jr.: Tax Law

In addition, three Doerner attorneys were exclusively recognized by Best Lawyers® as a 2021 “Lawyer of the Year.” Included were Jon E. Brightmire for Litigation – ERISA in Tulsa, Kristen L. Brightmire for Employment Law – Management in Tulsa, and Varley H. Taylor, Jr. for Tax Law in Tulsa. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. 

In the inaugural edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Lauren R. Myers was recognized for her work in Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property Law. This honor recognizes extraordinary lawyers who have been in private practice for less than 10 years in the United States and is based entirely on peer review.