Philip D. Hixon
Philip D. Hixon has more than 15 years of litigation and contract negotiation experience representing the interests of clients in a variety of legal matters including health care, construction, insurance, general litigation and appellant review. Phillip is admitted to practice in all federal courts in Oklahoma, the United States Circuit Court for the Tenth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. Philip also advises clients on contract, healthcare leasing, and HIPAA issues.
A member of the Tulsa County Bar Association, Philip was honored as the organization’s Outstanding Young Lawyer and President’s Award recipient in 2003-2004. He currently serves as co-chair of the Health Law section. Martindale-Hubbell has given Philip an AV rating. He is also a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, American Health Lawyer Association and Defense Research Institute.
Philip received his law degree summa cum laude and masters degree in business administration from Oklahoma City University. Philip received his undergraduate degree summa cum laude in business administration from the University of Central Oklahoma.
Philip is active in the Tulsa community. He served on the Will Rogers Memorial Commission and was elected Vice Chair of the Commission in 2014. He serves as an elder at Faith Lutheran Church in Owasso. Philip is a past board member of Tulsa County Bar Association, Tulsa Habitat for Humanity, and Rebuilding Together Tulsa. Philip has also volunteered with Tulsa Lawyers for Children and Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Green Country.
Prior to joining GableGotwals, Philip was an attorney at GlassWilkin and the Glass Law Firm in Tulsa.
Philip’s recent experience includes:
- Representation of health care clients in business litigation matters in federal and state court
- Successfully petitioned for extraordinary writ in Oklahoma Supreme Court
- Successfully defended residential warranty company against claims of construction defects
- Successfully obtained vacation of one million dollar default judgment against transportation company in federal court, affirmed on appeal
J.D., Oklahoma City University, 2001
M.B.A., Oklahoma City University, 1992
B.B.A., University of Central Oklahoma, 1990
AWARDS & HONORS
Oklahoma Bar Association
Tulsa County Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
American Health Lawyers Association
Federalist Society-Lawyers Division