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Steven W. Soulé Steven W. Soulé

Steven “Steve” W. Soulé

Shareholder & Executive Committee

Steve Soulé is a Shareholder and member of the Executive Committee at Hall Estill. In addition, he serves as General Counsel for the Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce, as well as national and regional counsel for several companies.

Steve handles general business and commercial transactions for clients. While much of his work has been somehow related to the energy industry, he has also been involved in matters in the healthcare, retail, real estate and construction industries. Throughout his career he has represented creditors in bankruptcy litigation and transactions, workouts, reorganization and creditor’s rights. 

Steve is a member of Leadership Tulsa (Class 21), is a member of Board of Directors for the Committee of 100-Tulsa and a volunteer for Legal Aid of Oklahoma. He is a Board member and Past Chair of the Advisory Board for the Tulsa Metro Area Salvation Army.



  • University of Oklahoma College of Law (J.D., with honors, 1989)
  • University of Oklahoma (B.B.A. in Accounting, 1986)


  • Oklahoma (1989)
  • Oklahoma Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • 1992 - Present Hall Estill
  • 1989 - 1992 Jones, Givens, Gotcher & Bogan
  • Recognized as a Best Lawyer in America in Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation-Bankruptcy
  • Recognized as a Super Lawyer in Oklahoma in Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Recognized as a Local Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation
  • Named to the 2011 Power Attorneys & Legal Professionals list by the Tulsa Business Journal
  • Recipient of the 2010 Oklahoma Bar Association Pro Bono Award
  • Recipient of the 2016 Pro Bono Legal Service Award presented by the Tulsa County Bar Association 
  • Member, Executive Committee, Secretary and General Counsel, Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Leadership Tulsa Class 21
  • University of Oklahoma - Tulsa, Advisory Board
  • Member, Board of Directors, Cleats for Kids
  • Legal Aid of Oklahoma, Pro Bono Attorney
  • Past Chair, Advisory Board, Salvation Army
  • Former Board Member, The Foundation for Tulsa Schools
  • Board Member of the Committee of 100 - Tulsa
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Tulsa County Bar Association, member, Professional Responsibility Committee
  • Tulsa County Bar Association, Pro Bono Committee
  • Chapter 7 panel trustee for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
  • Adjunct Settlement Judge for the U.S. District Court and Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
  • Presenter, 58th Annual Oil & Gas Conference, sponsored by The Center for American & International Law, February 2007
  • Presenter, NABT Spring Seminar, sponsored by the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, April 2008
  • Presenter and Panel Member, 2010-2013 Annual Conference of the National Petroleum Energy Credit Association