James M. Sturdivant
James Sturdivant is a Shareholder in the Tulsa office of GableGotwals. Jim joined the Firm in 1964. Prior to attending law school, he served two years active duty as an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps.
Jim has served as counsel in hundreds of cases involving business disputes, anti-trust, contracts, trade regulation, financing, and securities. He has served as lead trial counsel in more than 100 actions, and in many more that were resolved before trial. He has handled cases in state and federal courts at all levels.
Jim is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He was recently appointed as a Member of the Special Problems in the Administration of Justice Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers for the 2019-2020 term. Jim was named one of the “Top 10 Attorneys in Oklahoma” in 2007 by Oklahoma Magazine. He has consistently been named as a top tier lawyer by Chambers USA and a “Top 50 in Oklahoma” by Super Lawyers. Jim has also been recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Antitrust Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Energy Law and Securities Law.