Michelle Harris is a Partner in the firm’s Tulsa office.  She represents clients as a member of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Groups handling catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims.  Ms. Harris represents businesses and individuals throughout Oklahoma in state and federal court, serving as lead counsel in complex litigation including, Bad Faith Insurance Defense, Transportation/Trucking, Construction Defects, Products Liability and Medical Malpractice Defense cases.  

Ms. Harris’ practice is devoted to representing clients in a broad range of litigation matters and advising clients in areas of risk mitigation and complex business issues.  A seasoned litigator, Ms. Harris has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict before a jury and managed countless successful mediation, during her career. In addition to the court room, Ms. Harris has successfully obtained early dismissals of cases in both state and federal court cases without necessity of trial.

Awards & Recognition

SuperLawyers, Named as a Rising Star in Oklahoma in 2010

Committee Chair of the Year Award for Tulsa College of Law Student Bar Association

Finalist for the R. Steven Chandler Award, 2000

Cali Awards (highest grade) in International Law and Family Law (global)



Phi Delta Phi Honors Fraternity (grade-based fraternity)


American Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

Muskogee Creek Nation

Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel, past board member (2019-2022) and Amicus Brief Chairperson

Oklahoma Bar Association

OWU Business Program, Former Adjunct Professor of Business Law

Tulsa County Bar Association


University of Tulsa College of Law, J.D., 2000

MSU, B.A., 1995


  • Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eastern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Northern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
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