Dean Luthey is a 30-year litigator who has argued appeals before the U.S. Supreme Court and various federal and state appellate courts and has handled matters in federal and state trial courts and agencies across the country. Among his clients have been major energy companies, Fortune 500 companies, Indian tribes, national churches, state and local governmental entities, insurance companies, Big 4 accounting firms, law firms and health care providers.
Dean has been recognized repeatedly by his peers and clients. His honors include a Band 1 ranking in Indian Law in Chambers USA. He was presented with a Leadership Law award in 2011 from the Oklahoma Bar Association and the Journal Record, as well as named to the inaugural "Men of Distinction" list published by the Tulsa Business Journal. Most recently, Dean was honored as one of three winners of the Hargrave Prizes given for the three top papers published by the Symposium. The prize is named for the Honorable Rudolph Hargrave, retired Justice of the Oklahoma Supreme Court. Dean's paper was "Amending the Model Tribal Gaming Compact."