Mr. Court is a graduate of Oklahoma State University (B.A., '69) and Harvard Law School (J.D., '72). He joined the firm in 1972. He served as a JAG in the U.S. Air Force from 1973 to 1977, when he returned to Crowe & Dunlevy. Mr. Court is a member and past chairman of the firm’s Labor & Employment practice group which he established. Mr. Court has served as a member of the United States Chamber of Commerce Labor Relations Committee since 1997. In 1999, he was appointed chairman of the Wage, Hour and Leave Subcommittee.
Mr. Court is listed in Who's Who in the World, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Guide to Leading U.S. Labor and Employment Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America (Labor and Employment Law), Who’s Who in American Education; and The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers (Labor and Employment Law).
Mr. Court was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Labor and Employment Lawyers in 1997. He is one of only two practicing Oklahoma attorneys to be inducted.
Mr. Court was named one of Best Lawyers in America® "Lawyers of the Year" for Labor and Employment Law Management in Oklahoma City for 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Mr. Court is one of only two Oklahoma attorneys listed in the "star" category in Chambers, USA America's Leading Business Lawyers 2006 and has been ranked by Chambers as Band 1, the highest ranking, since the organization’s inception in 2004.
Founded in 1902, Crowe & Dunlevy is one of the largest and oldest law firms in Oklahoma. Crowe & Dunlevy is an acknowledged leader in the representation of management in the rapidly expanding area of labor and employment law. We have extensive expertise in all facets of labor and employment law and provide cost-effective, quality representation to our clients. Because of the large number of legal specialties applicable to labor and employment law matters, the Labor & Employment practice group includes both lawyers who devote substantially all of their time to these matters, as well as those with focused expertise in a specific area of law.
Firm Practice Areas
- Administrative & Regulatory
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Aviation & Commercial Space
- Banking & Financial Institutions
- Bankruptcy & Creditor's Rights
- Business & Information Technology Sourcing
- Corporate & Securities
- Criminal Defense, Compliance & Investigations
- Employee Benefits & ERISA
- Energy, Environment & Natural Resources
- Indian Law & Gaming
- Initiative Petitions
- Intellectual Property
- Labor & Employment
- Litigation & Trial
- Nonprofit/Charitable Foundations
- Private Wealth & Closely-Held Business
- Product Liability
- Real Estate
- Securities Litigation
- Wind & Renewable Energy