Before joining Sweet Law as partner, Lance Leffel gained experience assisting clients with complex business litigation, defending insurers in bad faith litigation, defending professionals and medical facilities in professional negligence cases, and defending manufacturers in warranty litigation.
Leffel has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star five times in the practice area of commercial litigation, in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012, and in 2013 was named to the Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. He was also selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America three times in commercial litigation, in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
Leffel was raised in Edmond, Oklahoma. He attended The University of Oklahoma, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in letters in 1998, and obtained a Juris Doctor degree with distinction in 2002. While attending law school Leffel served as a law clerk for Gov. Frank Keating. Leffel serves on the administrative council for Church of the Servant and donates his time as an attorney for Oklahoma Lawyers for Children. He is vice president of Historic Preservation, Inc. and has served on the Board of Directors for the Red Bud Classic.
Leffel lives in Oklahoma City with his wife, Katy, and their two children.