Whether it’s a “bet-the-company” case, a complicated financial transaction or a complex commercial matter, LSL lawyers have the experience and resources to achieve the results that best serve our clients. Our litigators are trial lawyers with well in excess of 300 jury trials, experience that enables them to consistently deliver successful verdicts, settlements and appeals for our clients. Equally important, our transactional lawyers know what it takes to close a deal and when to advise a client to walk away. Furthermore, our highly trained staff of certified paralegals and support personnel round out the team, helping to ensure that no client needs go unaddressed.
As a full service law firm we understand that exceptional service and strong client relationships are oftentimes just as important to the clients as results. In fact, over the years we have found that striving to provide the best possible service and committing to developing strong client relationships enhances overall results by allowing us to better anticipate and respond quickly to the needs of our clients. Placing an emphasis on service and relationships is therefore a top priority for every LSL employee.
Since our founding in 1999, LSL lawyers have represented a wide variety of clients, across various industries and sectors, ranging from large Fortune 500 corporations to small businesses, and from entrepreneurs to other individuals. We serve national, regional, state and community banks, credit unions and other financial institutions, as well as national insurance and surety companies. Our clients also include oil companies, pipeline companies, construction companies, national retailers, manufacturers and healthcare institutions, as well as doctors, lawyers and other professionals.
Successful appellate advocacy demands highly skilled attorneys with an extensive knowledge of the law and a mastery of complex rules of procedure. The lawyers on our appellate team represent clients in all areas of civil law, including referrals of matters tried by other law firms. As a result, our appellate team has been involved in numerous published appellate opinions in the state and federal courts of Oklahoma.
The firm has expertise in the area of banking law and allied matters. Its services include providing assistance to local and multinational banks and international financial institutions on all aspects of commercial and real estate loan transactions and syndicated loans as well as providing general advice on banking law and financial services. It has advised and assisted local and community banks in acquisition, reorganizing and restructuring processes, and frequently advises banking companies on their internal management and employment issues.
Attorneys practicing in the firm’s Labor & Employment practice area handle a broad range of employment-related matters. Our attorneys assist employers in defending against claims of violations of federal laws
LSL and it litigators have been recognized by numerous third parties and industry publications, including, among others, Martindale-Hubbell from whom LSL received an AV peer rating, the highest rating possible for legal ability and ethics.
Hunter was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in History. Hunter attended the University of Tulsa College of Law, earning his Juris Doctorate in 2017. While in law school, Hunter served as an editor of the Energy Law Journal and President of the Law and Medicine Society. Hunter also gained experience during law school by participating in an externship working in the legal department of St. John Hospital in Tulsa, and participated in internships with the Creek Nation and a local civil defense firm. Hunter worked in an active litigation practice in a small Tulsa firm before joining Latham Steele Lehman in 2018.