Rebecca S. Woodward

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.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • Employment Law and Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Banking Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Medical Malpractice
  • General Civil Litigation

Honors and Awards

  • A/V 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)

Published Opinions

  • 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)

Steven E. Holden

Jacqueline M. Montejano

Drew A. Lagow

Don W. Danz

Rebecca S. Woodward

Eddie L. Carr

Steven R. Shattuck

Jane R. Cowdery

Shawna L. Landeros

Nathaniel T. Smith

Stuart P. Ashworth

Grace E. Dawkins

Rebekah R. Martin

Karl T. Fisher