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Inside OU Law has digitally replaced the printed magazine, Sooner Lawyer. The Sooner Lawyer archive is available digitally. Sooner Lawyer was the flagship alumni publication for the OU College of Law. Published on a biannual basis, Sooner Lawyer told unique OU Law stories of both current students, faculty, and alumni alike.

Below is the Current Issue and digital archive of the Inside OU Law Newsletter, Class Notes and additional alumni news. 

Current Issue

Class Notes

News Briefs

*Categorized in Alphabetical Order According to Alumni Year.
(Collected between March 2021 – June 2021)

1960s

Clyde A. Muchmore ('67) was named as a “Senior Statespeople” in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

1970s

Drew Neville ('72) is an honoree for “Litigation: General Commercial” category in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Louis Bullock ('75) received the Constitution Award from Rogers State University. 

John A. Kenney ('75) is an honoree for “Intellectual Property” category in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Michael E. Joseph ('76) received a Band 1 rating in “Healthcare” in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Lloyd T. Hardin, Jr. ('77) received the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, 2021 Spring Japanese Imperial Decoration, from the Government of Japan and was ranked for the “Real Estate” category in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Michael S. Laird ('79) received a Band 1 rating in “Real Estate” in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Judy Hamilton Morse ('79) was named as a “Senior Statespeople” in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

1980s

Karen S. Rieger ('81) received a Band 1 rating in “Healthcare” in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Malcolm E. Rosser IV ('81) received a Band 1 rating in “Real Estate” in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

W. Chris Coleman (‘82) is an honoree for “Corporate/ Commercial” category in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

William S. Leach ('82) is an honoree for “Litigation: General Commercial” category in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

L. Mark Walker ('83) received a Band 1 rating in “Energy & Natural Resources” in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Clifford C. Dougherty, III ('85) is an honoree for “Intellectual Property” category in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Myrna Schack Latham ('85) was ranked for the “Real Estate” category in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Joe C. Lewallen, Jr. ('85) was ranked for the “Real Estate” category in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Donald K. Shandy ('85) received a Band 1 rating in “Environment” in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Timothy J. Bomhoff ('88) was top-ranked in the “Energy & Natural Resources” category in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Tony G. Puckett ('88) is an honoree for “Labor & Employment” category in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

LeAnne Burnett ('89) received a Band 1 rating in “Environment” in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

1990s

Robert L. Garbrecht ('90) was ranked for the “Real Estate” category in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Michael F. Lauderdale ('90) is an honoree for “Labor & Employment” category in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Michael F. Lauderdale ('90) is an honoree for “Labor & Employment” category in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Anthony L. Rahhal ('91) is an honoree for “Intellectual Property” category in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Mike McBride III ('93) received a Band 1 rating in “Native American Law” in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Brad Carson ('94) was named the next president of the University of Tulsa, beginning July 1, 2021. 

T. Michael Blake ('96) was top-ranked in the corporate area of “Tax” in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

John M. Thompson ('98) ranked in Band 2 and Bank 3 in “Litigation: General Commercial” in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

2000s

Adam W. Childers ('00) received a Band 1 rating in “Labor & Employment” in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

David M. Sullivan ('00) received a Band 1 rating in “Intellectual Property” in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Tricia Everest ('03) received the Volunteer for Victims Award from the US Department of Justice, presented by US Attorney General Merrick Garland.

Joshua D. Smith ('05) is an honoree for “Corporate/ Commercial” category in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Anthony Bonner ('06) was appointed District Judge for Oklahoma County. 

Matthew B. Hickey ('07) ranked in Band 2 and Bank 3 in “Tax” in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

On May 19, 2021, the Oklahoma Senate confirmed Rachel Canuso Holt as executive director of the Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs.

H. Cole Marshall ('09) was ranked for the “Real Estate” category in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

 

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