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Sidney K. Swinson

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005
Phone: 918-595-4800

Sidney K. Swinson has over 35 years of legal experience, representing parties in bankruptcy cases and other commercial litigation. Sid's bankruptcy practice consists of serving since 1987 on the panel of chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Northern Districts of Oklahoma, representing other trustees in bankruptcy cases, representing creditors in bankruptcy cases under all chapters, and representing business debtors in chapter 7 and chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

Sid has held leadership positions in the Oklahoma Bar Association, including serving on the Professional Responsibility Tribunal, on which he served as Chief Master for three years, and has served as Director, with two stints as Chair, of the Bankruptcy and Reorganization Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association. In 1998, Sid was presented with the Courageous Lawyer Award, and in 2009, he received the John E. Shipp Award for Ethics by the Oklahoma Bar Association. Sid has likewise been honored by the Tulsa County Bar Association from whom he received the Neil E. Bogan Award for Professionalism, the Golden Rule Award, and in 1987 was named Outstanding Junior Lawyer.

Since 1993, Sid has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Tulsa College of Law. He is a co-author of three editions of a textbook, the most recent of which is: Introduction to Bankruptcy Law, Sixth Edition 2012 (Thomson Publishing Co.) Sid is a Fellow in the prestigious American College of Bankruptcy. He also serves as an Adjunct Settlement Judge for the United Stated District Court and Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma. Sid serves as Diocesan attorney for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tulsa and is a member of the National Association of Diocesan Attorneys.

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Areas of Concentration

Business Restructuring, Workouts & Bankruptcy

Litigation (State & Federal)

Notre DameBBA 1977University of Tulsa College of LawJ.D. 1980
Advisory Council on Local Bankruptcy RulesAmerican Bankruptcy InstituteAmerican College of Bankruptcy

Office Location

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


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law of the Tulsa Metro Area2016 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Bankruptcy of the Tulsa Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law of the Tulsa Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Bankruptcy of the Tulsa Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law of the Tulsa Metro Area
Sidney K. Swinson has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Sidney K. Swinson has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Sidney K. Swinson has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!Sidney K. Swinson has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!Sidney K. Swinson has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Litigation - Bankruptcy

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Languages:
English