Ronald N. Ricketts - GableGotwals

Ronald N. Ricketts

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012
Phone: 918-595-4842

Ronald N. Ricketts served as an Oklahoma state trial judge for more than ten years and has been in private practice with GableGotwals for 30 years. He has had articles published in both the Oklahoma Law Review and the Tulsa Law Journal, as well as the Oklahoma Bar Association Journal. Ron has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Tulsa College of Law.

Ron was an elected member of the Oklahoma Judicial Nominating Commission from 1993 to 1999, serving as Chairman from 1997 to 1998. He currently serves on the Oklahoma Supreme Court Standing Committee for Uniform Civil Jury Instructions.

His involvement in community service includes serving as a trustee and past chairman of the Tulsa Industrial Authority and director and past president of the Mental health Association in Tulsa.

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Areas of Concentration

Environmental Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Litigation (State & Federal)

University of OklahomaBA 1965American Christian College and SeminaryJ.D. 1968
Tulsa Industrial AuthorityMental Health Association

Case History

Recent Experience

Summary Judgment for multinational oil company in a federal class action lawsuit alleging environmental contamination in Osage County,, Oklahoma.

Summary judgment for major oil company against environmental claims brought by landowner in a federal court lawsuit in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Representation of major, multinational chemical company as lead counsel to defend against benzene-acute promyelocytic leukemia lawsuit in state district court.

Representation of major petrochemical company to defend environmental damage claim pending in Stephens County, Oklahoma.

Representation of oil & gas refiner to defend against CERCLA cost recovery and contribution claims in federal court arising from surface and groundwater contamination in Cushing, Oklahoma.

Retention as Oklahoma counsel by three major national corporations to defend toxic tort claims brought within the state.

Office Location

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

Practice Areas

Environmental Law
Litigation - Environmental

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