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Attorney at Law

Terry W. Tippens, Of Counsel

Oklahoma City Office
Chase Tower
100 N. Broadway, Suite 1700
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-9211
T (405) 232-0621
F (405) 232-9659
TTippens@FellersSnider.com
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Mr. Tippens practices primarily in the areas of business and commercial litigation including banking, contracts, oil and gas, real property, insurance, agricultural, equine and water law, intellectual property rights, corporate and partnership disputes and commercial arbitration. He was recognized by Best Lawyers as the Oklahoma City “Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year” for 2009. Mr. Tippens has tried over 50 complex jury trials with some cases involving over $100 million. He also serves as a mediator in larger business disputes. Mr. Tippens has a combined twenty years of experience in serving on the Board of Directors and loan committees of two banks. He operates his own cattle ranch.

Practices

Education

  • University of Oklahoma (J.D., 1971)
  • Oklahoma State University (B.S., 1968) Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Phi

Related News & Events

Bar Admissions

  • 1995, U.S. Tax Court
  • 1994, U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • 1989, U.S. Supreme Court
  • Admitted to bar, 1971, Oklahoma

Representative Matters & Clients

  • Advanced Card Technologies LLC v. Harvard Label Inc., Slip Copy, 2008 WL 4534117 (W.D.Okla. 2008)
  • Manhattan Const. Co. v. Degussa Corp., Slip Copy, 2008 WL 4058017 (W.D.Okla. 2008)
  • Chesapeake Energy Corp v. TXD Services LP, Slip Copy, 2008 WL 2944927 (W.D.Okla. 2008)
  • Lewis & Clark Outdoors, Inc. v. L.C. Industries, Inc., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2008 WL 23975000 (W.D.Okla. 2008)
  • MCC Management of Naples, Inc. v. International Bancshares Corp., Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2008 WL 2066287 (W.D.Okla. 2008)
  • Chesapeake Energy Corp. v. TXD Services LP, Slip Copy, 2008 WL 268291 (W.D.Okla. 2008)
  • Lewis & Clark Outdoors, Inc. v. Mahco, Inc., Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2007 WL 4510364 (W.D.Ark. 2007)
  • Manhattan Const. Co. v. Degussa Corp., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2007 WL 983084 (W.D.Okla. 2007)
  • In re Sharp, 361 B.R. 559, 2007 WL 137143 (10th Cir.BAP 2007)
  • Edwards v. Urice, 99 P.3d 256 2004 WL 2365152, 2004 (Ok. Ct. App. 2006)
  • In re CFS-Related Securities Fraud Litigation, 223 F.R.D. 631, 2004 WL 2075167 (N.D.Okla. 2004
  • In re Commercial Financial Services, Inc., 97 Fed.Appx. 238, 2004 WL 433065
  • Anderson V. Dow Agrosciences, LLC, 262 F.Supp.2d 1280, 2003 WL 21182933 (W.D.Okla. 2003)
  • In re Commercial Financial Services, Inc., Not Reported in B.R., 2003 WL 22927208 (N.D.Okla.Bkrtcy 2003)
  • In re CFS-Related Securities Fraud Litigation, 256 F.Supp.2d 1227, 2003 WL 1683855 (N.D.Okla. 2003)
  • In re CFS-Related Securities Fraud Litigation, 213 F.R.D. 435, 2003 WL 546680 (N.D.Okla. 2003)
  • In re CFS-Related Securities Fraud Litigation, 179 F.Supp.2d 1260, 2001 WL 1682815 (N.D.Okla. 2001)
  • Oklahoma Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Assn’, Inc. v. Shotts, 38 P.3d 916, 2001 WL 1701504 (Okla. Ct. App. 2001)
  • Barby Energy Corp. v. Marlin Oil Corp., 985 P.2d 194, 1999 WL 427997, (Okla. Ct. App. 1999)
  • United States ex rel. Semtner v. Medical Consultants, Inc., 170 F.R.D 490 (W.D.Okla. 1997)
  • Harolds Stores, Inc. v. Dillard Dept. Stores, Inc., 82 F.3d 1533, 1996 WL 223613 (10th Cir. 1996)
  • Krumme v. Moody, 910 P.2d 993, 1995 WL 731266, 30 UCC Rep.Serv.2d 855 (Okla. 1995)
  • Big John's Lumber Co. of Muskogee, Inc. v. City Bank of Muskogee, 901 P.2d 832 (Okla. Ct. App. 1995)
  • Schulte v. Apache Corp., 949 P.2d 291, 1995 WL 406539, 138 Oil & Gas Rep. 392 (Okla. 1995)
  • Grubb v. FDIC, 34 F.3d 956 (10th Cir. 1994)
  • Resolution Trust Corp. v. Wright, 868 F.Supp. 301 (W.D.Okla. 1993)
  • FDIC v. Appling, 992 F.2d 1109 (10th Cir. 1993)
  • Chrysler Credit Corp. v. Ferguson Pontiac-GMC, Inc., 853 P.2d 1282 (Okla. Ct. App. 1993)
  • Chrysler Credit Corp. v. Country Chrysler, Inc. 928 F.2d 1509 (10th Cir. 1991)
  • Gary v. Amercian Cas. Co. of Reading, Pa., 753 F.Supp. 1547 (W.D.Okla. 1990)
  • Palermo v. First Nat. Bank & Trust Co. of Oklahoma City, 894 F.2d 363 (10th Cir. 1990)
  • F.D.I.C. v. Barker, Not Reported in F. Supp., 1990 WL 517034 (W.D.Okla. 1990)
  • FDIC v. Farris, 738 F.Supp. 444 (W.D.Okla. 1989)
  • Sabine Corp. v. ONG Western, Inc., 725 F.Supp. 1157 (W.D.Okla. 1989)
  • Grubb v. FDIC, 868 F.2d 1151 (10th Cir. 1989)
  • Grubb v. FDIC, 833 F.2d 222 (10th Cir. 1987)
  • FDIC v. Palermo, 815 F.2d 1329 (10th Cir. 1987)
  • Flanagan v. United States, 810 F.2d 930 (10th Cir. 1987)
  • Poolaw v. City of Anadarko, 738 F.2d 364 (10th Cir. 1984)
  • Hefley v. Jones, 687 F.2d 1383 (10th Cir. 1982)
  • Fitzgerald v. Sirloin Stockade, Inc., 680 F.2d 694 (10th Cir. 1980)
  • Poolaw v. City of Anadarko, 660 F.2d 459 (10th Cir. 1981)
  • Zahn v. General Ins. Co. of America, 611 P.2d 645 (Okla. 1980)
  • Fitzgerald v. Sirloin Stockade, Inc., 624 F.2d 945 (10th Cir. 1980)
  • Ledford v. Wheeler, 620 P.2d 903 (Okla. Ct. App. 1979)
  • Mac Adjustment, Inc. v General Adjustment Bureau, Inc., 597 F.2d 1318 (10th Cir. 1979)
  • Coffey v. Whirlpool Corp., 591 F.2d 618 (10th Cir. 1979)
  • Biliske v. American Livestock Ins. Co., 73 F.R.D. 124 (W.D.Okla. 1977)
  • Northeast Oklahoma Elec. Co-op., Inc. v. Grand River Dam Authority, 554 P.2d 1179 (Okla. 1976)
  • In re Ferris, 415 F.Supp. 33 (W.D.Okla. 1976)
  • Chavez v. Sears, Roebuck & Co., 525 F.2d 827 (10th Cir. 1975)
  • Gary v. Peckham, 468 F.2d 1241 (10th Cir. 1972)

Articles & Publications

  • Feature article in Oklahoma Super Lawyers (2008)

Media Mentions

  • Terry Tippens, is a "hard-nosed and incredibly effective trial lawyer," . . .
    ~ The Chambers USA Guide, 2007

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association (Director, 1988-1991), Vice President, (1989-1990)
  • American Inns of Court

Awards & Honors

  • Selected by his peers as The Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year in banking and finance law in the Oklahoma City area
  • For 30 years Mr. Tippens has been selected by his peers as one of the top Oklahoma litigators in The Best Lawyers in America®, most recently in the 2015 edition, in the specialties of Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Banking Law and Securities Law
  • The Chambers USA Guide – Top Ten Oklahoma Litigator
  • Recognized as a Local Litigation Star in Institutional Investor's Benchmark: America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys Guide.
  • Named one of the Top 50 Lawyers in Oklahoma by Oklahoma Super Lawyers® (2012)
  • Oklahoma Super Lawyers®, 2006-2013
  • Super Lawyers® Corporate Counsel Edition, 2008
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Fellow, International Society of Barristers

Speaking Engagements

  • Mr. Tippens has regularly lectured on Continuing Legal Education topics such as voir dire (jury selection), lender liability, equine law, Federal pleading practice and other topics.

 

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