Larry Ball Attorney Oklahoma City Shareholder Hall Estill, Best Lawyers
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Larry G. Ball Shareholder

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Larry Ball has been practicing in the Bankruptcy, Litigation and Commercial Law fields for more than 20 years and is a member of Hall Estill's Board of Directors. He has extensive experience representing creditors in bankruptcy matters as well as in the context of workouts, state court receiverships and collection litigation.  Larry also has experience representing committees and debtors in bankruptcy cases. He represents business clients in all aspects of commercial law, including business acquisition and sale transactions, drafting commercial and residential construction and development contracts, litigating construction lien and bond matters and representing developers and construction firms in construction-related litigation.

Larry has an individual attorney AV rating through Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected as the Best Lawyers 2015 Oklahoma City Litigation - Bankruptcy "Lawyer of the Year”, and Best Lawyer in America for Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation-Bankruptcy. In addition, he is an Oklahoma Super Lawyer in Business Litigation and in 2006 he received the Leadership in Law award presented by the Oklahoma Bar Association and Journal Record. Mr. Ball is a member of the firm's Technology Committee and his specific experience includes:

  • Representing secured and unsecured creditors, debtors and committees in negotiation, litigation and bankruptcy matters
  • Significant dealings in high-tech, including litigation, copyright, trademark and contract negotiation
  • Bankruptcy-related litigation, including preference, discharge and fraudulent transfer
  • Entity formation
  • Commercial, construction and real estate litigation
  • Commercial contract negotiation and drafting


  • University of Oklahoma College of Law (J.D., with distinction, 1987)
  • University of Oklahoma (B.B.A. in Finance, 1984)


  • Oklahoma, 1987
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Community Involvement
  • Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity vice-chairman of the Board
  • Recipient of 2009 Habitat for Humanity Inspiration Award
  • First Christian Church, Edmond, OK
  • Member, Commission on Clergy, Christian Church in Oklahoma
  • Member, Leadership Oklahoma City Class XXV
Legal Experience
  • 2003 - Present Hall Estill
  • 1987 - 2003 Spradling, Alpern, Friot & Gum
Professional Involvement
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association, member of the Bankruptcy Section
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Commercial Law League of America
Honors & Awards
  • 2015 Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year  Litigation - Bankruptcy - Oklahoma City