100 N. Broadway Ave., Suite 1700
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Phone: 405-232-0621
Fax: 405-232-9659

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Heather A. Lehman Fagan

Of Counsel

Heather Lehman Fagan has extensive experience handling client matters – from case management and depositions through mediation and trials – in the Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Court of Existing Claims and Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Commission. She currently consults with employers and insurance carriers on ways to handle workplace incidents in the most-cost efficient and effective manner, benefiting all parties involved.

Lehman Fagan represented injured parties for many years, and she brings a unique ability to be “two steps ahead” of opposing counsel thanks to this experience. She is adept at identifying issues and defenses that are unique to each situation and claim, and she handles all aspects of each claim. Lehman Fagan has taught legal education courses in both the Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Court of Existing Claims and the new Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Commission administrative system.

In addition, Lehman Fagan is experienced in handling civil litigation, subrogation claims and bad-faith cases, and she is a licensed civil mediator.


  • Juris Doctor (The University of Oklahoma College of Law, 2007)
  • Master of Human Relations (The University of Oklahoma, 4.0 GPA, 2005)
  • Bachelor of Arts in History (University of Oklahoma, magna cum laude, 2002)
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 2007
  • U.S. District Courts for Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma, 2007

Professional Memberships

  • Oklahoma Bar Association
    • Workers’ Compensation section (board member, 2008 to present)
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association
    • Lawyers Against Domestic Violence (ad-hoc committee member)
  • American Bar Association

Awards & Honors

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2013-2015

Representative Matters & Clients

  • Handled 65-plus finalized or currently active appellate cases before the Oklahoma Supreme Court and/or Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals

Lehman Fagan’s client base covers a wide range of industries, including the following:

  • Nursing homes/residential health care
  • Manufacturing
  • Education
  • State agencies
  • Food processing/handling/delivery
  • Retail
  • Fast food
  • Construction
  • Trucking
  • Data processing/call centers
  • Temporary workers
  • Oil field work

Articles & Publications

  • Gavel to Gavel: Employers’ Control of Employees’ Activities
  • Within the Scope of Workers’ Compensation

Speaking Engagements

  • Old Law vs. New Law, hosted by the Oklahoma Bar Association (2015)
  • Case Law Review – 2015 OBA Workers’ Compensation Section CLE (2015)
  • Stillwater Workers’ Compensation Attorney Panel CLE participant (4/2016)
  • OBA CLE, Workers' Compensation – The New Law,"The Latest from the Appellate Courts – Case Law Update" January, 17, 2014