Rebecca Woodward received her BA in Political Science from the University of Oklahoma and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. She has over 25 years of experience in litigation in a wide variety of substantive areas, including insurance defense, commercial litigation and employment law and litigation. She is admitted to practice in Texas and Oklahoma, as well as all federal courts in Oklahoma, the Southern District of Texas, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Ms. Woodward has earned an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell and was listed in Tulsa People magazine as a Top Rated Lawyer for Litigation in 2012.
Ms. Woodward began her legal career serving as a federal law clerk to the Honorable Karen K. Brown in the Southern District of Texas. Since then, Ms. Woodward has tried many cases in federal and state court, written and argued appeals in the Texas Court of Civil Appeals, the Oklahoma Supreme Court and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. She has also represented clients before several state and federal agencies.
Employment Law and Litigation
General Civil Litigation
AV-Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell since 1996
Tulsa People Magazine, List of Tulsa's Top Lawyers (Litigation) (2012)
Leadership Tulsa, Paragon Award (2002)
Tulsa County Bar Association President's Award (1997)
Bowen v. Income Producing Management of Okla., Inc., 202 F.3d 1282 (10th Cir. 2000)
State Bank & Trust, N.A. v. First State Bank of Texas, 39 UCC.Rep.Serv.2d 170 (N.D. Okla 1998)
State Bank & Trust, N.A. v. First State Bank of Texas, 242 F.3d 390 (10th Cir. 2000), WL 1862690
Baker v. Flint Engineering & Constr. Co., 137 F.3d 1436 (10th Cir. 1998); Black v. Baker Oil Tools, Inc. 107 F.3d 1457 (10th Cir. 1997)
Dunbar v. BS&B Safety Systems, Inc., 1996 WL 434981 (N.D. Okla. 1996)
Pierson v. Noon, 814 S.W.2d 506 (Tex. Civ. App. - Houston 1992)
Onnela v. Medina, 785 S.W. 2nd 423 (Tex. Civ. App.- Corpus Christi, 1989)