The Barkett Law Firm
Often taking on challenging cases and achieving results others thought were beyond reach, Barkett is well-known for the significant experience its attorneys have in litigating medical malpractice claims against insurance companies, hospitals and manufacturers. Barkett represents injured customers and accident victims statewide and other states on referral.
Barrow & Grimm
Barrow & Grimm, a full-service law firm, specializes in business, estate, labor-employment, construction and tax law, along with dispute resolution. Its attorneys, specializing in a variety of disciplines, often pool their resources for rapid responses required in a complicated business environment. It has combined with Boesche McDermott LLP to provide an array of services.
Calvert Law Firm
Calvert’s extensive experience serving clients in Oklahoma and nationally has helped make it an industry leader in business and transactional, mergers and acquisitions, litigation and appeals. Calvert works to ensure that its clients across the country receive the same personal attention and responsive service as its local clients, the company says.
Conner & Winters
Conner & Winters was founded in 1933 and also has offices in Oklahoma City, Austin, Dallas, Houston, Northwest Arkansas and Washington. With more than 100 attorneys, Conner & Winters is recognized as one of the top full-service firms in the region. Attorneys represent a variety of industry categories.
Crowe & Dunlevy
Crowe & Dunlevy, founded in 1902, dates to Oklahoma Territory days and became the first recognized law partnership the next year. It opened its Tulsa office in 1989. The firm established Diversity Scholars programs at colleges of law at the University of Oklahoma (in 2005) and the University of Tulsa (in 2012).
Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson
Founded in 1896 in Indian Territory, DSDA was one of the first law firms in Oklahoma to hire a female attorney. It is upfront in stating in a down-to-earth nature, “We are not a cookie-cutter law firm.” Many DSDA attorneys have become judges, served in governmental capacities or accepted regional or national appointments.
Echols & Associates
Echols & Associates, formed in 1979 by David and Eileen Echols, is primarily engaged in contested, complex family law cases. During her professional career on the bench, Eileen Echols received recognition for her expertise, knowledge, opinions and skills as a special district judge in family law. David Echols, an adjunct professor of undergraduate and graduate classes in family law, has authored many professional articles with Eileen Echols. The firm tries to avoid litigation because of the personal, emotional issues associated with family law cases, but will go to trial to protect a client’s interests with finesse, sensitivity and strength.
Foliart Huff Ottaway & Bottom
Foliart Huff Ottaway & Bottom, since 1949, has prepared and tried civil cases in all Oklahoma federal and state courts. In addition to trial and appeallate work, its attorneys provide consulting services to national, regional and local businesses, including health-care providers, product and pharmaceutical manufacturers, oil field service companies, and insurers.
GableGotwals, with 90 attorneys and Fortune 500 clients, is one of the largest law firms in the state. Founded in 1919, it is proud of its Oklahoma roots and foundations, but its reach is global. Also, GableGotwals has a long commitment to hiring female attorneys, many of whom lead company committees.
Hall Estill’s practice draws on the knowledge of skilled attorneys, focuses on client needs and represents clients locally, nationally and internationally. An Oklahoma-based full-service law firm, Hall Estill employs more than 150 lawyers and legal professionals in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Denver, Northwest Arkansas, Nashville and Portland.
Hammons, Gowens, Hurst & Associates
This firm has focused for 40 years on employment law – from sexual harassment and disability discrimination to wrongful termination and violations of the Family Medical Leave Act. Founder Mark Hammons Sr. founded the Oklahoma Employment Lawyers Association, which conducts seminars and meetings for lawyers representing victims of discrimination.
Jones Gotcher, which opened its doors more than 50 years ago, has fostered three state Bar Association presidents, five Tulsa County Bar Association presidents and a member of the American Bar Association’s board of governors. The firm’s support staff has more than 200 years of experience in the legal field.
Latham Wagner Steele Lehman
This law firm, which goes by the initials LWSL as its brand, prides itself on another meaning for those letters: Lawyers Who Still Listen. LWSL, committed to diversity, also presents a yearly scholarship to a female or minority student at the University of Tulsa College of Law.
Tawwater Law Firm
Tawwater, for more than 37 years, has specialized in personal injury lawsuits, from insurance disputes and motor vehicle accidents to medical malpractice and product liability. Tawwater says it represents the people of Oklahoma and never big business, insurance companies or those who injure fellow Oklahomans.
Manufacturing and Industrial Supply
Acme employs state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment and a well-trained, experienced workforce to serve customers worldwide with high-quality air movement and control products. Acme’s engineering and production staff sets the standard for quality by using the latest technology, rigorous quality control standards and latest techniques for research and design.
Advantage Controls is well-known for its dedication to its team members. For example, the company names an annual Spirit Award winner, chosen from a list of the last 12 MVP winners (the award formerly known there as employee of the month). Dustin Frazier is this year’s winner, and receives an all-expense paid trip to the destination of his choice. The Spirit Award winner exemplifies the company’s driving philosophy of applying the Golden Rule to all activities. This family-owned company specializes in water-treatment technology. Its product line includes a single high-tech cluster that monitors and controls cooling towers, boilers and waste systems.
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AG Equipment, founded in 1979 by H.G. Ash, is a privately owned company specializing in custom gas compressor packaging solutions. These compressor packages are built and shipped to oil and gas fields worldwide. Starting out with a few employees and one assembly bay, AG has grown to 375 full-time employees, 600,000 square feet and 78 assembly bays spread-out over 80 acres. AG takes pride in being a premier gas compressor packager. Its ability to maintain an excellent reputation and to continue to grow and prosper is directly related to the enthusiasm, hard work, and loyalty of the members of the AG team.
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Alfa Laval, a Swedish company, recently announced an expansion of its operations in Broken Arrow. Alfa Laval acquired the 18-acre ACE Air Cooled Exchangers company in 2013, and it “provides unmatched cooling performance for the entire oil, gas and power supply chain, specifically in the gas compression and gas processing markets, offering robust, rugged and efficient cooling solutions that earn our customers’ confidence time and time again,” the company says.
Since 1910, Boardman has provided myriad manufactured products: water well casings and buckets, hog feeders, stock tanks, cotton seed gins, oil mill equipment, fuel storage tanks, grease racks, smoke stacks, breechings, culverts, and tanks for trucks and trailers. From 1929 to 1996, it even made fire engines. It’s the largest Oklahoma-based bridge builder, too.
CaptiveAire, the nation’s leading manufacturer of commercial kitchen ventilation systems, is known for its quickest and most reliable lead times in the industry. CaptiveAire has more than 90 sales offices in North America and six manufacturing plants, including the one in Muskogee. CaptiveAire’s clients include national chains, independent restaurants and other public and private institutions.
Centek designs, markets and manufactures innovative oil field centralizers and stop collars. The focus is always on reducing risk and rig time. Centek’s one-piece, bow-spring centralizer is revolutionary because of its flexibility and strength, and is used around the world. Its simulation program helps to minimize or eliminate casing problems.
Dal-Tile owns and operates numerous manufacturing facilities, located in the United States and Mexico, including the Muskogee plant, which produces porcelain floor tile. A subsidiary of Mohawk Industries, Dal-Tile is one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of ceramic tile in the world, and employs more than 10,000 workers worldwide.
Among Delco Electric’s more notable projects have been OKC’s Whole Foods Market, Bass Pro Shop, Topgolf and Devon Boathouse. A family-owned electrical contractor since 1979, Delco prides itself on its professionalism, safe work practices, service and reliability, all of which have fueled employee commitment and financial strength.
Ditch Witch designs, builds and markets a complete line of directional drills, drill pipe, tooling for horizontal directional drilling, vacuum excavators, trenchers, sprockets, mini-skid steers and vibratory plows. The Perry powerhouse, known for its bright orange equipment since its founding in 1949, invented the underground utility construction industry. “We bleed orange because the majority of our employees, past and present, have brought to their jobs the grit, work ethic and pride of ownership that comes from growing up in rural America,” an official writes.
One of the largest, most progressive distributors of decorative fabrics in the world, Fabricut began when two men, both survivors of Nazi Germany, operated a drapery/slipcover store in New York, but had a dream of opening a wholesale fabric operation of their own. Harry Guterman and Joe Finer began Fabricut in Tulsa in 1954, and the company has now grown into a worldwide operation, offering more than 58,000 fine choices in fabric and trimmings.
Goodyear Tire and Rubber
The Lawton plant is one of Goodyear’s largest, most efficient facilities and the largest manufacturing plant in Oklahoma (about 2.85 million square feet of production equipment on a 550-acre site). Its 2,400 workers produce radial tires for passenger cars and light trucks for markets throughout the world.
Kimberly Clark produces familiar household brands, and the Jenks mill and plant produces two of the company’s billion-dollar brands: Cottonelle and Scott. They have 42,000 employees and operations in 35 countries; their leading brands are sold in more than 175 countries, and nearly one-quarter of the world’s population buys its products daily.
Kimray, an oil field equipment manufacturer, bounced back from layoffs in 2016 and buyouts in 2015 to begin hiring again in 2017 as the price of crude oil rose. Some previous employees have made their way back to the company, which is trying to diversify into natural gas.
Matrix Service Company
Matrix is a values-centric employer that safely designs, builds and maintains critical infrastructure in the energy and industrial markets that provide electricity, fuel and products to improve quality of life for people around the world. “At Matrix Service Company, we provide a fast-paced, reward-driven environment where people work together with a sense of purpose and a dedication to delivering the best. Our people are our strength and together we are building a great company,” the company says. Together, we positively impact the communities where we live and work by volunteering, fundraising, mentoring and raising awareness for countless organizations.
Oilfield Pipe and Supply
This company, operating for more than 32 years, also has facilities in Birmingham, Alabama, and Glen Allen, Virginia. It supplies any pipe needed in the energy industry, from steel casing to coil form, as well as piling pipe for water treatment plants. It’s fabricated large steel-rolled and welded pipe since 1986.
Pelco Products Inc.
Pelco is a manufacturing company known for being committed to a positive corporate culture – encouraging a “helping hand attitude” and community involvement through its employees. A family-owned company, Pelco houses seasoned engineers and those newer to the workforce for a combined experience in engineering of more than 400 years.
Whirlpool’s Tulsa plant produces freestanding and slide-in ranges, including Whirlpool, Amana, Maytag, Jenn-Air and KitchenAid. The plant is the company’s only U.S. factory west of the Mississippi River, and its employees are known for their community service, such as partnering with United Way and sponsoring local Habitat for Humanity home-building projects.
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Zeeco operates more than 20 locations globally, including a large product research and test facility, four strategically located manufacturing facilities, and more than 1,300 employees and agents. Zeeco designs, engineers and manufactures next generation combustion equipment and advanced environmental systems, equipping critical components in the refining, production, and many other industries around the world.