Michael J. Gibbens

Michael J. Gibbens

Crowe & Dunlevy

Recognized since 2001

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Energy Law

Franchise Law

Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions

Litigation - Securities

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Litigation - Securities
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Michael Gibbens has handled a wide range of complex cases, including antitrust, appeals, aviation, construction, environmental, energy and natural resources, franchising, insurance, intellectual property, labor and employment and securities

.A director in the firm’s Tulsa office, he is an honors graduate of Rice University (B.A., cum laude, 1978) and The University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 1981), where he was Order of the Coif. He served as a federal judicial law clerk for Judge William J. Holloway, Jr. of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Michael also has been a leader within the firm, in his profession and community. He is a member of the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy and Resources, listed as a Best Lawyer in the fields of bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, franchise law, litigation–mergers and acquisitions and litigation–securities (1999 – Present), ranked by Chambers USA Band 2 (litigation: general commercial) and is rated by Super Lawyers in energy and natural resources, business litigation and aviation and aerospace. He was also named a Best Lawyers 2016 Lawyer of the Year for Litigation Securities (Tulsa).* Locally, Michael served as president of a local arts organization.

    • 222 North Detroit Avenue, Suite 600
      Tulsa, OK 74120
    • The University of Texas, J.D., graduated 1981
    • Rice University, graduated 1978
    • Rice University, B.A., graduated 1978
    Bar Admissions
    • Oklahoma, Oklahoma Bar Association
    Federal Clerkships
    • United States Court of Appeals

    Crowe & Dunlevy
    Headquarters: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    74 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

    12 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

    Best Law Firms Badge Full Firm Profile

    Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Litigation - Securities
    Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
    • Litigation - Securities, Tulsa (2016)
    Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Energy Law
    • Franchise Law
    • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Litigation - Securities
    Special Focus:
    • Accounting
    • Antitrust
    • Aviation
    • Civil Litigation
    • Complex Litigation
    • Construction
    • Energy
    • Large Case Litigation
    • Securities
    • Stockholders' Suits
    Additional Areas of Practice:
    • Appellate Practice
    • Aviation Law
    • Bet-the-Company Litigation
    • Oil and Gas Law


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