John Henry Rule2018-10-17T07:47:43+00:00

John Henry Rule

John Henry Rule

John Henry Rule has over 30 years of legal experience. His areas of practice are primarily complex commercial litigation with an emphasis in banking litigation and business torts; he has had substantial experience in communications law.

Since John’s admission into the Oklahoma Bar Association (OBA) in 1977, he has served as a lecturer on communications law, FDIC issues, and procedural issues.  John was a charter barrister in the Robert D. Hudson American Inn of Court, was a master in the Council Oak Inn of Court and in 1991, served as a member of the Temporary Oklahoma Court of Appeals. John has been active in the Oklahoma and Tulsa County Bar Associations, serving for several years as a member of the OBA Law Schools Committee and the TCBA Professional Responsibility (Grievance) Committee (Chairman in 1994/1995). John was also a member of the OBA Journal Board of Editors.

John is a Priest Associate at St. John’s Episcopal Church and spends substantial time in church-related activities.

John’s recent experience includes:

  • Representation of the FDIC as Receiver of a failed bank in investigations and litigation
  • Representation of energy firms in various kinds of complex court litigation
  • Representation of a law firm in a significant fee dispute with a former client
  • Representation of the plaintiffs in a medical malpractice case

EDUCATION

Master’s in Divinity, Virginia Theological Seminary, 2005

J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 1977

B.S. in Psychology, Oklahoma City University, 1972

AWARDS & HONORS

AV PREEMINENT
Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Ratings

Best Lawyers
Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Litigation
Litigation-Banking and Finance
Litigation-First Amendment
1991-2019

Super Lawyers
General Litigation
2015-2018

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Bar Association
Oklahoma Bar Association
Tulsa County Bar Association