R. Richard "Rich" Love III

R. Richard "Rich" Love III

Conner & Winters, LLP

Recognized since 2013

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Commercial Litigation

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Rich Love helps clients resolve business disputes. His expertise is in actually trying cases to conclusion before juries, judges, and arbitration panels. He began his 25 year practice assisting the firm with one of the largest jury trials in Tulsa County history. He also developed expertise in presenting broker-dealer securities cases before arbitration panels, and in resolving compliance problems before state and federal regulatory agencies. After making partner, Mr. Love left Conner & Winters and joined the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Oklahoma, where he gained broad experience investigating and prosecuting white collar crimes, and in serving as the office’s health care fraud coordinator. Mr. Love returned to practice at Conner & Winters in 2002, and in addition to being a commercial trial lawyer, he conducts internal investigations for the firm’s business and healthcare clients, and guides corporate clients being investigated by federal authorities. Mr. Love’s clients include the full gamut of business people, including those serving mid-stream oil and gas companies, financial institutions, and pension plans.


  • 4100 First Place Tower
    15 East Fifth Street
    Tulsa, OK 74103


  • University of Oklahoma , J.D., with honors, graduated 1991
  • University of Oklahoma, B.S., graduated 1988

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 1991


  • Oklahoma Bar Association - Member
  • Tulsa County Bar Association - Member
  • Willow Springs Boys Ranch - Board Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, N.D. of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court, W.D. of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Conner & Winters, LLP
Headquarters: Tulsa, Oklahoma

53 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

10 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation

Special Focus

  • Securities Fraud


  • Selected as a 2014 "Power Attorney" by Tulsa Business & Legal News
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America© (Commercial Litigation) (2013-2020)
  • Listed in Oklahoma Super Lawyers (General Litigation)
  • Order of the Coif
  • Oklahoma Law Review Note Editor 1990 - 1991 and Member 1989 - 1991
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Oklahoma 1999 - 2002


  • Banking and Finance
  • Energy
  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation and Logistics


  • Employee Concern Resolution and Whistleblower Defense
  • Energy
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Investigations and White-Collar Defense
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • White Collar Criminal Defense

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