James M. Sturdivant - GableGotwals

James M. Sturdivant

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1983

James M. Sturdivant  joined GableGotwals in 1964. Prior to attending law school, Jim served two years active duty as an infantry officer in the United State Marine Corps.

Jim has served as counsel in hundreds of cases involving business disputes, anti-trust, contracts, trade regulation, financing, and securities. He has served as lead trial counsel in over 100 actions, and in many more that were resolved before trial. He has handled cases in state and federal courts at all levels.

Jim is a Fellow on the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He was named one of the "Top 10 Attorneys in Oklahoma" in 2007 by Oklahoma Magazine. He has consistently been named as a top tier lawyer by Chambers USA and a "Top 50 in Oklahoma" by Super Lawyers. Jim has also been recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the areas of antitrust law, bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, energy law and securities law.

Additional Information

Areas of Concentration

Antitrust Law

Corporate & Securities Law

Energy, Oil & Gas

Litigation (State & Federal)

University of OklahomaBA 1959University of Oklahoma College of LawJ.D. 1964
American College of Trial LawyersInternational Academy of Trial Lawyers

Client Comments

"James Sturdivant is very skilled, reliable, and trustworthy."

-Ole Gunnar Selvaag
Agathon, Inc.

Office Location

ONEOK Plaza, Suite 1100
100 West Fifth Street
Tulsa, OK 74103-4217
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Securities of the Tulsa Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Energy Law of the Tulsa Metro Area
James M. Sturdivant has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!James M. Sturdivant has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation (Civil Litigation, Contract Disputes, Energy, Securities)
Energy Law
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Securities
Securities / Capital Markets Law (Fraud, Litigation)

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