Neal E. Stauffer

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Neal E. Stauffer was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on February 29, 1956.  He went to college and law school at the University of Oklahoma, where he was a member of Phi Eta Sigma and Phi Delta Phi. 

Neal worked in the insurance industry for 10 years as both an agent and an adjuster before attending law school at the University of Oklahoma.  He was admitted in 1989 in Oklahoma to the U.S. District Court, Eastern and Northern Districts of Oklahoma and U.S. Courts of Appeals, and Tenth Circuit.  He is AV rated. His practice areas include Insurance Defense, Insurance Coverage Defense, Surety Bonds, Subrogation and Commercial Litigation. 

 

 

 

Reported Cases:

Hale v. A.G. Ins. Co., 2006 OK CIV APP 80, 138 P.3d 567; ANB Bankcorp, Inc. v. Equitable Life Assurance Society, 86 F.Supp.2d 1113 (N.D. Okla. 2000); Lawrence v. State Farm, 166 F.3d 1221 (10th Cir. 1999), 1999 WL 26880; State Farm v. Van Horn, 139 F.3d 912 (10th Cir. 1998), 1998 WL 58187; Travel Stop, Inc. v. Alliance Gen. Ins. Co., 950 P.2d 834 (Okla. 1997); Truesdell v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Co., 960 F.Supp. 1511 (N.D. Okla. 1997); Wagnon v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Co., 146 F.3d 764 (10th Cir. 1998); Wagnon v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Co., 951 P.2d 641 (Okla. 1997); Weldon v. Dunn, 962 P.2d 1273 (Okla. 1998); Wilson v. Glancy, 913 P.2d 286 (Okla. 1995).


 

 

Jody R. Nathan

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Jody R. Nathan was born in Hugo, Oklahoma.  She received a Juris Doctor degree with honors from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where she was also a member of the Oklahoma Law Review. During law school, she clerked for the Oklahoma Supreme Court. 

Jody has extensive experience in both federal and state appeals, and has an active motion practice. Since entering the practice of law in 1986, she has spent most of her time on cases involving personal injury and insurance coverage issues, including products liability, and professional liability. She is AV rated.

Jody is admitted to practice in all federal and state courts in Oklahoma, as well as the Eighth and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeal and the United States Supreme Court. She has served as a judge on the Oklahoma Temporary Emergency Court of Appeals.

Jody has lectured on personal injury cases, discovery, legal research, and workers compensation matters. Her articles have appeared in the Oklahoma Bar Journal and The Brief (magazine of the Tort and Insurance Practice Section of the ABA), on such varied subjects as ERISA, appellate practice, discovery and HIPAA.

 She is quite active with the Oklahoma Bar Association.  In 2004, she was presented with the Oklahoma Bar Association's Earl Sneed Award.  She is a past Chair of the OBA's Law Office and Technology Section, and of the Member Services Committee.

Reported cases:

Lester v. Smith, 2008 OK CIV APP 97, __ P.3d ___;  Worsham v. Nix, 2006 OK 67,145 P.3d 1055;  Bartlett v. Bartlett, 2006 OK CIV APP 112, 144 P.3d 173;  Haddock v. Woodland Park Home, Inc., 2004 OK CIV APP 42, 90 P.3d 594;  Tillman v. Shofner, 2004 OK CIV APP 40, 90 P.3d 582 ;  Tisdale v. ITW Ramset/Red Head, 2003 OK CIV APP 83, 77 P.3d 609;  Worsham v. Nix, 2004 OK CIV APP 2, 83 P.3d 879;  Mustain v. Grand River Dam Authority, 2003 OK 43, 68 P.3d 991;  Broken Arrow Partnership v. PBC Investment Opportunities, Inc., 2001 OK CIV APP 118, 33 P.3d 694;  Bishop v. Takata Corp., 2000 OK 71, 12 P.3d 459;  McDermott v. Sentry Life Ins. Co., Inc., 2000 OK CIV APP 115, 15 P.3d 508 ;  State ex rel. Oklahoma Bar Ass'n v. Stutsman, 1999 OK 62, 990 P.2d 854;  Anderson v. State ex rel. Crawford, 1998 OK CIV APP 89, 964 P.2d 937 ;  Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Reinholtz, 1998 OK 11, 955 P.2d 223;  First Bank of Turley v. Fidelity and Deposit Ins. Co. of Maryland, 1996 OK 105, 928 P.2d 298;  Kaye v. Ronson Consumer Products Corp., 1996 OK CIV APP 57, 921 P.2d 1300;  Max True Plastering Co. v. U.S. Fidelity and Guar. Co., 1996 OK 28, 912 P.2d 861;  Gallagher v. Enid Regional Hosp., 1995 OK 137, 910 P.2d 984;  Enterprise School Photos, Inc. v. Oklahoma Tax Com'n, 1995 OK CIV APP 85, 898 P.2d 187, 101 Ed. Law Rep. 1181;  Aven v. Reeh, 1994 OK 67, 878 P.2d 1069;  Bankoff v. Board of Adjustment of Wagoner County, 1994 OK 58 , 875 P.2d 1138;  Nation v. State Farm Ins. Co., 1994 OK 54, 880 P.2d 877;  Hinds v. Warren Transport, Inc., 1994 OK CIV APP 52, 882 P.2d 1099;  Lyons v. Tollie Freightways, 1993 OK CIV APP 46, 851 P.2d 549;  Weavel v. U.S. Fidelity & Guar. Co., 1993 OK CIV APP 4, 848 P.2d 54;  Weavel v. U.S. Fidelity & Guar. Co., 1992 OK CIV APP 177, 852 P.2d 783;  Elsken v. Network Multi-Family Sec. Corp., 1992 OK 136, 838 P.2d 1007;  Elsken v. Network Multi-Family Sec. Corp., 49 F.3d 1470, (10th Cir. Okla. 1995).  ;  State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Hubbard, 1988 OK CIV APP 10, 763 P.2d 720;  Roark v. Shelter Mut. Ins. Co., 1986 OK 82, 731 P.2d 389;  Millsap v. McDonnell Douglas Corp., 368 F.3d 1246, 32 Employee Benefits Cas. 2586, Pens. Plan Guide (CCH) P 23988N(10th Cir. 2004) ;  Reed v. Landstar Ligon, Inc., 314 F.3d 447, (10th Cir. OK 2002);  Webco Industries, Inc. v. Thermatool Corp., 278 F.3d 1120, 46 UCC Rep.Serv.2d 698, (10th Cir. 2002);  Choate v. Champion Home Builders Co., 222 F.3d 788,172 A.L.R. Fed. 691, Prod.Liab.Rep. (CCH) P 15,870, (10th Cir. Okl. 2000);  First Nat. Bank of Turley v. Fidelity & Deposit Ins. Co., 196 F.3d 1186, (10th Cir. Okl. 1999);  Whitehead v. Oklahoma Gas & Elec. Co., 187 F.3d 1184 (10th Cir. OK 1999);  Dalrymple v. Grand River Dam Authority, 145 F.3d 1180, (10th Cir. OK 1998);  Dalrymple v. Grand River Dam Authority, 932 F.Supp. 1311, (N.D.Okla., 1996) ;  Neece v. I.R.S., 96 F.3d 460 (10th Cir. Okl. 1996);  Neece v. I.R.S., 41 F.3d 1396 (10th Cir. Okl. 1994) ;  Neece v. I.R.S., 922 F.2d 573 (10th Cir. Okl. 1990);  Tilton v. Richardson, 6 F.3d 683, (10th Cir. Okl. 1993);  Calandro v. First Community Bank and Trust Co., 991 F.2d 640, (10th Cir. Okl. 1993) ;  Massey v. Farmers Ins. Group, 986 F.2d 1428 (Table) (10th Cir. Okl. 1993);  Hooker v. Continental Life Ins. Co., 965 F.2d 903, (10th Cir. Okl. 1992) ;  Osgood v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 848 F.2d 141, (10th Cir. Okl. 1988);  Exchange Bank v. Director of the Office of Thrift Supervision, 29 F.Supp.2d 1272, (N.D.Okl. 1998);  F.D.I.C. v. Grant, 8 F.Supp.2d 1275, (N.D.Okl. 1998)

Timothy Clancy

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Timothy Clancy is a graduate of the University of Tulsa College Of Law and utilizes his unique professional experiences to the benefit of his clients. After entering the insurance profession as an Adjuster he progressed to Claims Manager and then Home Office Supervisor prior to serving as Corporate Counsel and Staff Counsel for major insurance carriers before returning to the private practice of law. His litigation experience includes cases involving personal injury, workers compensation, products liability, bad faith, construction defect and insurance coverage disputes. He is AV rated and is licensed to practice law in Oklahoma and the United States District Courts for the Northern Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma. He has represented clients from multiple states and mediated cases across the country. Mr. Clancy has lectured and provided in house training for clients on contractual indemnity, personal injury, premises liability and workers compensation issues .

Lawrence W. Zeringue

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Lawrence W. Zeringue is rated AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5.0 by Martindale-Hubbell.  Education: University of Iowa (BS 1971); University of Tulsa College of Law (JD 1974).  Member Phi Delta Phi.  Memberships: Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section and Litigation Section of the ABA; Tulsa County Bar Association: Community Services Committee, Ethics and Unlawful Practice Committee (1986-1988); Professional Responsibility Committee (1988-90,1994-2011, ); Vice Chairman, Fee Arbitration Committee (1999-2000), Chairman, Fee Arbitration Committee (2000-2001); Member, Fee Arbitration Committee (2001-2002); Member, Board of Directors (2000-2001); Presidential Award 2000-2001.  Oklahoma Bar Association: Legal Services Committee.  American Inns of Court, Johnson - Sontag Chapter (Barrister, 1999-2001, 2001-2004; Term Master 2005-Present). Fellow Tulsa County Bar Foundation. 

Reported Cases: Huffman v. Saul Holding Limited Partnership, 194 F.3d 1072 (10th Cir. 1999);  Nordam v. Board of Review of the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, 925 P.2d 556 (Okla. 1996).  Practice Areas: Insurance Law, Complex Civil Litigation, and Business Litigation.