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Robert F. Dougherty Robert F. Dougherty

Robert “Rob” F. Dougherty

Shareholder & Director

Rob Dougherty's practice deals primarily in the Corporate/Commercial, Transactional arena, including Oil & Gas related transactional work, Real Estate, Construction and Telecommunications related transactions. He is a member of Hall Estill's Board of Directors and Executive Committee.

Rob has an individual AV Preeminent rating through Martindale-Hubbell and has spoken at continuing legal education seminars and to professional organizations throughout his career on a variety of subjects including real estate matters, choice of entity and contractual indemnities.

Examples of Rob’s extensive legal experience over his nearly 30 year career include: representation of numerous large and small companies, and individuals in the full range of commercial, corporate and business transactions including representation of oil and gas related and telecommunications companies pertaining to construction, operation, purchase or disposition transactions involving refineries and other plants and facilities, pipelines, terminals, and related facilities, and telecommunications systems.

Rob's practice includes decades of working with such clients and providing assistance to their team members on a daily basis with construction projects, service contracts, procurement and vendor licensing matters (including training of contracting and procurement team members and assistance developing contracting and procurement strategies and processes) and other operational and real estate transactional matters. Rob also has extensive experience in real estate acquisition, leasing and development activities both locally and on a national basis; formation, purchase and sale of business organizations; and tax planning relative to commercial and real estate transactions. 


  • Emory University School of Law (LL.M. in Taxation, 1993)
  • University of Oklahoma College of Law (J.D., 1991)
  • University of Oklahoma (B.B.A. in Accounting, 1988)


  • Kansas (1995)
  • Missouri (1993)
  • Oklahoma (1991)
  • United States Tax Court
  • 1996 - Present Hall Estill
  • 1991 - 1996 Sotta & Crane, P.C. and Private Practice
  • Recognized as a Best Lawyer in America in Corporate Law and Real Estate Law
  • Recognized as  Super Lawyer in Oklahoma in Business/Corporate Law
  • Member, Board of Directors, Ronald McDonald House
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Tulsa County Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Registered as Certified Public Accountant in Oklahoma