GableGotwals Names New Shareholders for 2019
GableGotwals is pleased to announce that five associates have been promoted to Shareholder, effective January 1, 2019. “Each of these lawyers has demonstrated hard work, dedication to client service, and an atmosphere of integrity and respect for one another which are core to our values at GableGotwals,” said John Dale, Chairman and CEO of the Firm.
The following talented group of lawyers practice in the Firm’s industry and practice areas, providing clients with excellent client service in litigation, regulatory, and transactional advice.
John M. “Jake” Krattiger offices in our Oklahoma City, OK office. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in both state and federal trial and appellate courts, with an emphasis on representing energy industry clients. Jake’s energy industry work involves lease cancellation and royalty underpayment claims; issues relating to environmental, mass and toxic tort liability; and purchase, sale, and other contract disputes. In addition to his representation of energy industry clients, Jake represents commercial real estate, insurance, utility, construction, and governmental entity clients. He received his J.D. at the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2011 and B.A. in Political Science at the University of Oklahoma in 2008. Jake is extremely active in the community, where he is a member of the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City and on the Board of the Oklahoma City Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.
Lewis T. LeNaire offices in our Oklahoma City, OK office. His practice focuses on representing energy industry clients in complex business litigation in state and federal courts, as well as before administrative agencies such as the Oklahoma Water Resources Board and the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. Lewis’ work for energy companies frequently involves lease and royalty disputes, landowner relations, eminent domain, working interest owner disputes, environmental matters, as well as mass and toxic tort claims. He received his J.D. at the Oklahoma City University School of Law 2011, M.A. in English at the University of Central Oklahoma 2005, and B.A. in English at the University of Central Oklahoma 2001. Lewis is also active in community service, having served as Co-Chair for the United Way of Central Oklahoma’s Emerging Leaders and on the Board of Directors for United Way of Central Oklahoma. He also volunteers annually as a Day Chair for the Oklahoma City Arts Festival.
Craig M. Regens offices in our Oklahoma City, OK office. His practice focuses on bankruptcy and business litigation with particular emphasis in commercial energy and environmental disputes. Before joining the Firm, Craig served as a term and a career federal judicial law clerk for the Honorable Sarah A. Hall, Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. He also served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Litigation Section of the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office. Craig received his J.D. at the University of Iowa College of Law in 2009, M.Sc. at the London School of Economics in 2003, and B.A. at the University of Oklahoma in 2002. Craig is on the Advisory Board of the YMCA Youth & Government, a nationwide program that gives youth the opportunity to immerse themselves in experiential civic engagement and practice democracy.
Tina N. Soin offices in our Tulsa, OK office. Her practice focuses on commercial real estate transactions, commercial finance, mergers and acquisitions, and other transactional matters. Tina received her J.D. at the University of Tulsa College of Law in 2011, MBA at the University of Toronto in 1999, and B.Comm. at the University of Toronto in 1993.
Paula M. Williams offices in our Oklahoma City, OK office. Her practice focuses on representing employers in a wide range of labor and employment law, including claims involving wage and hour disputes, family/medical leave, sexual harassment, retaliation, age, race, pregnancy and disability discrimination, and wrongful termination. In addition to litigating, Paula regularly advises employers regarding best employment practices and effective methods to avoid employment-related claims. She received her J.D. at the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2011 and B.A. in Political Science at the University of Oklahoma in 2007. In her spare time, Paula enjoys chasing her three young sons and serving local ministries.
GableGotwals is a full-service law firm with approximately 100 lawyers representing a diversified client base across the nation. Though Oklahoma-based, our connections and reach are global. Fortune 500 corporations, privately owned companies, entrepreneurs, foundations, and individuals entrust us every day with the stewardship and strategic management of their legal challenges. GableGotwals is well known for its high quality legal services provided by a highly experienced group of litigators and transactional lawyers who have been recognized by Chambers USA, Best Lawyers In America, Oklahoma Super Lawyers, and a number of federal, state and county bar associations.
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