Jane R. Cowdery

Ms. Cowdery (Of Counsel) received her undergraduate degree with special distinction with a major in psychology and minors in zoology and physics from the University of Oklahoma, where she was Phi Beta Kappa and President of Mortar Board. She completed her Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1990 at the University of Tulsa College of Law. Jane is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and the National Native American Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in Oklahoma state courts as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Oklahoma, the Cherokee Nation, and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Jane was recently the briefing partner on the tribal matter Walls-Miles v Hiwest Construction resulting in a victory at trial.

Ms. Cowdery worked for five years in child protective services, foster care services, and adoption prior to entering law school. She has a broad practice background in multiple areas of insurance defense, including coverage and bad faith issues. She has experience in multiple and varied areas of motion practice and has participated in over thirty appeals.

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate Practice, State and Federal
  • Motion/Discovery/Briefing Practice
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Financial Lines
  • Insurance Defense
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Negligence/Malpractice Defense
  • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death
  • Coverage Issues, First and Third-Party Claims
  • Excess
  • Bad Faith
  • Auto/Trucking/Transportation Litigation
  • Civil Rights/Governmental Tort Claims Act Defense
  • Premises Liability

Honors and Awards

BV-Distinguished Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
Phi Beta Kappa; University of Oklahoma Women's Letseizer Honors List and Big Woman on Campus 1968
Mortar Board President 1968
University of Tulsa College of Law Energy Law Journal
Phi Delta Phi

Steven E. Holden

Eddie L. Carr

Rebecca S. Woodward

Don W. Danz

Kristen L. Lawhorn

Shawna L. Landeros

Stuart P. Ashworth

James S. Daniel

Jane R. Cowdery

Grace E. Dawkins