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2023 Super Lawyers Recognizes  Hall Estill Top Attorneys 

January 2024

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Hall Estill, Oklahoma’s leading law firm, with offices in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Denver and Northwest Arkansas, announced 37 of its attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion on the Super Lawyers annual list of  Oklahoma top attorneys. Of the attorneys selected, 17 attorneys were named as Rising Stars, a prestigious recognition for up-and-coming attorneys. 

Of the group honored, two Hall Estill attorneys were recognized for additional excellence among their peers. Elaine R. Turner, shareholder and director, has been named a Top 25 Female Attorney and a Top 50 attorney in Oklahoma.  James C. Milton, shareholder and director, has been named a Top 50 Attorney in Oklahoma. 

Super Lawyers has been recognized by bar associations and courts across the country for the legitimacy and rigor of its selection process. Attorneys are selected using a rigorous, multi-phase rating process including peer nominations and evaluations combined with third-party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, and the lawyers recognized represent no more than 5% of the lawyers in the state.  

Launched in 1998, Rising Stars is a list that recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state. To qualify for this award, candidates must be 40 years old or younger or have been practicing for 10 years or less.

Hall Estill Super Lawyers

Bryan J. Nowlin, Business Litigation 
Daniel R. Ketchum, II, Estate & Probate
Elaine R. Turner, Employment Litigation: Defense- also named a Top 25 Female Attorney in Oklahoma, a Top 50 Attorney in Oklahoma
J. Kevin Hayes, Energy & Natural Resources
James C. Milton, Estate & Trust Litigation - also named a Top 50 Attorney in Oklahoma
Jon Epstein, Media/Advertising
Larry G. Ball, Business Litigation
Mark Banner, Class Action
Michael D. Cooke, Mergers & Acquisitions 
Michael T. Keester, Construction Litigation 
Richard A. Wagner, II, Family Law    
Robert D. Nelon, Media/Advertising
Seth A. Day, General Litigation
Stephen W. Ray, Business/Corporate
Steven A. Broussard, Employment Litigation: Defense
Steven W. Soulé, Bankruptcy: Business
W. Deke Canada, Business/Corporate
William W. O'Connor, Business Litigation
Daniel V. Carsey, Business Litigation
Keith Wilkes, Employment & Labor    

Hall Estill Oklahoma Rising Stars

Jacqueline M. McCormick, Business Litigation
Kristen Pence Evans, Civil Litigation: Defense
Matthew R. Gile, Family Law    
Natalie S. Sears, Family Law 
Dawson A. Brotemarkle, Energy & Resources
Bryan R. Lynch, Business Litigation
Lauren M. Marciano, Personal Injury General: Defense
Eric C. Money, Energy & Resources
Margo E. Shipley, Civil Litigation: Defense 
Aaron Tifft, Civil Litigation: Defense
Ray Penny, Environmental Litigation
Isaac Helmerich, Business/Corporate 
Jared Ford, Real Estate
Logan James, Estate and Trust Litigation
Carson Glass Lamle, Business Litigation
Jonathan Rogers, Banking

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Founded in 1966 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Hall Estill is a full-service law firm with clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to traditional family businesses, as well as nonprofit organizations, entrepreneurial start-ups and individuals. More than 150 legal professionals work in the firm at offices in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Denver and Northwest Arkansas, assisting a diversified base of local, regional, national and international clients.

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