Terry D. Ragsdale - GableGotwals

Terry D. Ragsdale

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 918-595-4840

Terry D. Ragsdale has practiced law with GableGotwals since 1992, but his roots in the energy business date back to the 1980s, when he worked for several years as a petroleum engineer. Terry's practice involves the representation of energy companies - such as oil and gas producers, pipelines, purchasers, and electric and natural gas utilities - in a variety of significant litigation and transactional matters. He has led several energy litigation teams, including complex contract cases and royalty owner class actions.

Terry has published articles relating to the energy industry in the Tulsa Law Journal, the Public Land and resources Law Digest, and the Newsletter of the Committee on Energy Litigation for the American Bar Association's Section of Litigation. His speaking engagements include presentations at the Eugene Kuntz Conference on Natural Resources Law and Policy and Center for American and International Law's Annual Oil and Gas Law Conference.

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Areas of Concentration

Energy, Oil & Gas

Litigation (State & Federal)

Class Actions/Multi-District Litigation

Antitrust Law


University of TulsaBS 1984Southern Methodist UniversityJ.D. 1992
Christian Legal SocietyBerryhill Education FoundationPetroleum Club of Tulsa

Case History

Recent Experience

Complex energy litigation matters involving operations in Oklahoma, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, North Dakota, and Texas

Obtained summary judgment for a third-party defendant in a class action involving indemnification claims exceeding $100 million and facilitated the assignment of oil and gas properties worth nearly $1 billion pursuant to a mandatory injunction obtained by the Firm


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 Energy Law of the Tulsa Metro Area
Terry D. Ragsdale has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Antitrust Law
Commercial Litigation (Class Actions, Complex Litigation, Energy, Natural Resources)
Energy Law (Litigation, Oil & Gas)

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