Recognized since 1983
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Banking and Finance
Litigation - Municipal
Litigation - Real Estate
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Andrew Coats is a director at Crowe & Dunlevy’s Oklahoma City office. He also serves as Dean Emeritus and professor of law at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, in addition to Director Emeritus of the university’s Law Center.
An expert in litigation and trial, product liability and white collar crime laws, Andrew’s legal career is highlighted by successfully arguing before the Supreme Court for the Universities of Oklahoma and Georgia in their landmark case against the National Collegiate Athletic Association which broke the college football TV monopoly. His past positions also include serving as Mayor of Oklahoma City and District Attorney for Oklahoma County.
Coats is active in many professional organizations and is currently a member of the Oklahoma Board of Directors for IBC Bank. He has also served as president of Crowe & Dunlevy, the Oklahoma Bar Association and the American College of Trial Lawyers.
- Named the “Outstanding Lawyer in Oklahoma” in 1977
- Fellow at the International Academy of Trial Lawyers
- Oklahoma Fellow of the American Bar Association
- Trustee to the U.S. Supreme Court Historical Society
Contact & Links
- Braniff Building, Suite 100
324 North Robinson Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
- International Academy of Trial Lawyers - Fellow
- American Board of Trial Advocates - Oklahoma Charter President
- American College of Trial Lawyers - National President 1996
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
- Litigation - Antitrust, Oklahoma City (2014)
- Appellate Practice, Oklahoma City (2012)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:
- Appellate Practice
- Litigation - Municipal
- Litigation - Banking and Finance
- Antitrust Law
- Bet-the-Company Litigation
- Commercial Litigation
- Litigation - Antitrust
- Criminal Defense: White-Collar
- Litigation - Real Estate
- Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
- Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
- Outstanding Lawyer inOklahoma Oklahoma City Uiversity College of law
- 2007 Human Rights Award by the Oklahoma State Commission on Human Rights
Been vs OK S Court of Appeals for the 10th CircuitMonopsony case under Packers and Stockyards Act. Defense of a $21ooo,ooo Verdict.
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