University of Tulsa College of Law, J.D., 1993

Northeastern Oklahoma State University, B.S., 1986

Cherokee Nation

Muskogee Creek Nation


U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma

Defense Research Institute

National Self-Insured Association

Native American Bar Association

Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel

Oklahoma Bar Association

Oklahoma Self-Insured Association, board member

Tulsa County Bar Association

Osage Nation Bar Association

Muscogee Creek Nation Bar Association

Kaw Nation Bar Association

Tulsa Ballet, patron

Leah P. Keele

Leah P. Keele, Partner

Leah practices in the area of workers’ compensation defense, representing a variety of large and small businesses. With more than 20 years of experience in workers’ compensation litigation, she understands the needs of her clients, often delivering cost-effective, early resolution to matters.

Part of the value Leah provides to her clients includes training and education to help them reduce and mitigate risk for themselves and their employees.  She is also a frequent speaker on workers’ compensation issues at seminars around the country. 

Leah is a certified workers’ compensation mediator for the Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Court of Existing Claims, as well as an arbitrator for the Cherokee Nation. 

Leah, recognized for her skill and experience in 2018 by SuperLawyers, earned her law degree from the University of Tulsa, where she was on the law review.  She received her undergraduate degree in accounting from Northeastern State University.  Leah has served on the board of directors for the Oklahoma Self-Insured Association and is a Patron of the Tulsa Ballet.  She also enjoys volunteering at Iron Gate and Ronald McDonald House.