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Nicole Longwell joins Hall Estill as Special Counsel, Bryan Lynch and Natalie Sears join as Associates

November 10, 2020

Hall Estill, Oklahoma’s leading law firm with offices in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Denver and Northwest Arkansas, has announced that Nicole Longwell has joined as special counsel  in the Tulsa office and Bryan Lynch and Natalie Sears have joined as associates in the Oklahoma City and Tulsa offices respectively. 

“Nicole, Bryan and Natalie will be great additions to our firm, and we are excited to see the impact they will have on our clients and with our team,” said Mike Cooke, managing partner for Hall Estill. “Adding Nicole, Bryan and Natalie to our Oklahoma offices allows us to continue providing exceptional counsel and advice for our clients across our practice areas.” 
Prior to joining Hall Estill, Longwell served as in-house counsel for the last eight years with Magellan Midstream Partners, LP and T.D. Williamson, Inc. managing commercial, employment, operations, engineering and construction matters. She also worked in private practice for twelve years gaining significant experience in complex litigation matters after graduating law school. Longwell focuses her practice in the areas of commercial, services and procurement contracting, construction, civil litigation and energy law. She earned her J.D. from the University of Tulsa College of Law, with highest honors, where she was part of the Order of Curule Chair, Order of Barristers and the Tulsa Law Review. She earned her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Northeastern State University. 

Lynch focuses his practice in commercial litigation, corporate and employment law. He
received his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Oklahoma and his J.D., with honors, from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Lynch is a member of the Order of the Coif, Order of the Barristers, and Phi Beta Kappa, and served as a Cortez A.M. Ewing Public Service Fellow. While in law school, Lynch served as an assistant executive editor of the American Indian Law Review and was two-time member of the University of Oklahoma College of Law National Moot Court Team.

Sears focuses her practice in general civil litigation, family law, and trusts and estate litigation. She graduated, with honors, from the University of Oklahoma and obtained her J.D. from the University of Tulsa College of Law. Sears has been recognized as a Rising Star in family law by Super Lawyers since 2017. In addition, she was named the Tulsa County Bar Association Young Lawyer in 2017 and received the Tulsa County Bar Association President's Award in 2019. 

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About Hall Estill
Founded in 1966 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Hall Estill is a full-service law firm with clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations and medium-sized companies to nonprofit organizations, emerging businesses 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.