James W. Larimore

James W. Larimore


Crowe & Dunlevy

Recognized since 2009

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Commercial Transactions / UCC Law

Corporate Governance Law

Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Securities Regulation

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Securities / Capital Markets Law
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James Larimore is a director in the firm’s Oklahoma City office. His practice focuses on multiple aspects of business, commercial and oil and gas industry transactions, from entity formation and organizational matters to debt and equity capital-raising activities, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, securities law compliance, oil and gas commercial transactions and tax planning. He has significant experience representing publicly-held and private clients in joint ventures, acquisitions, divestitures, securities offerings, debt financings and the negotiation of various other transactions, both in the energy and oilfield service sectors and in a number of other industries. James is listed in Best Lawyers in the specialties of banking and finance, business organizations (including LLCs and partnerships), commercial transactions/UCC, corporate governance, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, securities/capital markets and securities regulation.* In 2016, he was named Oklahoma City Lawyer of the Year for business organizations including LLCs and partnerships, in addition to being named Lawyer of the Year in securities/capital market law in 2014.* James has been listed as an Oklahoma Super Lawyer (2013 – 2015) and was previously recognized as a Rising Star by the same publication (2008 – 2012).*

James attended The University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 2001), where he graduated with honors. In addition to serving as a member of Texas Law Review, he was a recipient of the Townes Hall Society Scholarship, and he also received the Consul Award for significant contributions to The University of Texas School of Law through extracurricular activities, scholarship, initiative, personality, responsibility and integrity. James also was a legal research and writing teaching assistant during his last two years of law school and was recognized as the legal research and writing teaching assistant of the year for the 2000 – 2001 academic year. Before attending law school, he attended the University of Oklahoma (B.B.A., 1997), where he majored in finance and graduated with special distinction.

Location

  • Braniff Building, Suite 100
    324 North Robinson Avenue
    Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Education

  • University of Oklahoma , graduated 1997

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma, Oklahoma Bar Association

Crowe & Dunlevy
Headquarters: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

77 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

13 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Securities / Capital Markets Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Corporate Law, Oklahoma City (2021)
  • Securities Regulation, Oklahoma City (2021)
  • Banking and Finance Law, Oklahoma City (2020)
  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law, Oklahoma City (2019)
  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law, Oklahoma City (2017)
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Oklahoma City (2016)
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law, Oklahoma City (2014)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation

Special Focus

  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate
  • Disclosure
  • Transactions

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