08.18.2022 News Doerner

DSDA Lawyers Named to 2023 Best Lawyers® List

Congratulations to our lawyers selected for the 2023 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, more than 13 million votes were analyzed resulting in the inclusion of more than 144,332 industry leading lawyers in 150 different practice areas. Lawyers were not required or allowed to pay a fee to be recognized.

DSDA attorneys selected for the 2023 Best Lawyers list include: 

  • William C. Anderson (Tulsa): Bet-the-Company, Commercial Litigation
  • Christian D. Barnard (Tulsa): Family Law
  • Jon E. Brightmire (Tulsa): Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – ERISA, Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • N. Lance Bryan (Tulsa): Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Construction
  • James R. Bullard (Tulsa): Family Law
  • Lewis N. Carter (Tulsa): Commercial Litigation
  • Lawrence T. Chambers, Jr. (Tulsa): Corporate Law
  • H. Wayne Cooper (Tulsa): Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Nathan S. Cross (Tulsa): Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Bradley E. Davenport (Oklahoma City): Commercial Litigation
  • S. Douglas Dodd (Tulsa): First Amendment Law, Litigation – First Amendment
  • Michael J. English (Oklahoma City): Commercial Litigation, Oil and Gas Law
  • Tom Q. Ferguson (Tulsa): Commercial Litigation
  • D. Benham Kirk, Jr. (Oklahoma City): Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Real Estate Law
  • Michael S. Linscott (Tulsa): Commercial Litigation
  • Linda Crook Martin (Tulsa): Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental
  • William F. Riggs (Tulsa): Corporate Law
  • Moura A.J. Robertson (Tulsa): Collaborative Law – Family Law, Family Law, Family Law Mediation
  • Linda G. Scoggins (Oklahoma City): Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law
  • Harry V. Rouse (Tulsa): Trusts and Estates
  • Varley H. Taylor, Jr. (Tulsa): Tax Law

In addition, Moura A.J. Robertson was exclusively recognized by Best Lawyers as a 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” for Family Law in Tulsa. Only one lawyer is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each practice area and metropolitan area, making this accolade an exceptional distinction. 

For the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch [United States]™, an honor recognizing extraordinary lawyers who have been in private practice for less than 10 years in the United States and based entirely on peer review, the following individuals were recognized:

  • Matthew T. Crook (Tulsa): Litigation – Construction
  • Kaylee Davis-Maddy (Oklahoma City): Litigation – Environmental
  • Alexandra J. Gage (Tulsa): Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Brian M. Keester (Tulsa): Litigation – Construction
  • Sara E. Potts (Oklahoma City): Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Labor and Employment, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Elizabeth V. Salomone (Oklahoma City): Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law