John “Jake” M. Krattiger2018-10-17T08:35:51+00:00

John “Jake” M. Krattiger

John M. “Jake” Krattiger is a 2011 honors graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. While in law school, he was published by the Oklahoma Law Review, for which he served as the Executive Articles Editor. Jake was also a Comfort Scholar, Magister of the Phi Delta Phi honor society, a member of the Dean’s Council, and served on the ABA Arbitration Competition Team as well as the Chicago Bar Association Moot Court Team.

Jake received his bachelor of arts in political science from the University of Oklahoma, where he graduated summa cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He was selected as a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, and a College of Arts & Sciences Leadership Scholar. He also participated in the Honors at Oxford Study Program in the summer of 2007.

Jake is a member of the American Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, where he serves as treasurer for the Litigation Section Committee, and the Oklahoma County Bar Association, where he serves on the Lawyers for Learning Committee. He is admitted to practice in the Oklahoma Supreme Court, all Oklahoma District Courts, as well as the United States District Courts for the Western, Northern, and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma and the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. He is also a member of the Defenses Research Institute.

In the Oklahoma City legal community, Jake is a member of the Oklahoma City Mineral Lawyers Society and Luther Bohanon American Inn of Court. Jake is also active in the community at-large where he is a member of the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City (Club 29) and a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City’s LOYAL Class IX. During his work with LOYAL, Jake was part of a team at the Ronald McDonald House Charities which helped establish a college scholarship-network program for Oklahoma high school students.

Recent Experience:

  • Defended Fuel Transportation Company Against Injunction
    Successful in convincing federal district court in Oklahoma City to deny request for preliminary injunction which would have had effect of preventing client from conducting further business in fuel transportation industry. Ultimately reached favorable settlement allowing client’s business to continue.
  • Obtained Permanent Injunction on Summary Judgment
    Successfully obtained permanent injunction from federal district court in Tulsa preventing landowner interference with Fortune 500 oil and gas pipeline company’s operations on surface easement.
  • Jury Trial Victory for Small Business
    In complicated nuisance and environmental trespass action, represented small business in action tried to state court jury where he obtained defense verdict on all claims, including recovery of attorneys’ fees and costs.

Recent Publications:

  • DRI’s 2014 Class Action Compendium – United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (forthcoming)
  • Sex-Cells: Evaluating Punishments for Teen “Sexting” in Oklahoma and Beyond, 63 Okla. L. Rev. 317 (2011)

EDUCATION

J.D., University of Oklahoma College of Law, 2011

B.A. in Political Science, University of Oklahoma, 2008

AWARDS & HONORS

Super Lawyers
Rising Stars
Business Litigation
Energy & Natural Resources
2015-2018

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Bar Association
Oklahoma Bar Association
Oklahoma County Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Oklahoma City Mineral Lawyers Society