G. Blaine Schwabe, III was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Mr. Schwabe graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.B.A. in 1970 and a J.D. in 1974. He is a member of the Order of the Coif, and while at the University of Oklahoma College of Law served as an Editor of the Oklahoma Law Review. Mr. Schwabe has also served as Adjunct Professor of Law at the Oklahoma City University College of Law and as special lecturer in law at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Mr. Schwabe is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy (Fellows Class 3; Board of Directors (2009-present); 10th Circuit Regent (2005-2009); and listed in Oklahoma Super Lawyers (since 2006). He has been included in The Best Lawyers in America since 1983 (currently, practice areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial Litigation). He is a member of the Secured Creditors and Chapter 11 Subcommittees of the Business Bankruptcy Committee, American Bar Association Section of Business Law, a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, a member of the Commercial Law League, serves as a Director and past-Chairman of the Bankruptcy and Reorganization Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association, serves on the Local Rules Committee for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Oklahoma and previously served on the Tenth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Local Rules Committee. Mr. Schwabe's practice is concentrated in business litigation, commercial law, telecommunications law, debtor-creditor relations, insolvency and bankruptcy law, and insurance company insolvency. In addition to being a member of the bar in Oklahoma, of all Oklahoma federal district courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, Mr. Schwabe is licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court and in the State of Maine.
Areas of Concentration
Business Restructuring, Workouts and Bankruptcy
Litigation (State & Federal)