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Hiltgen & Brewer, P.C.

9505 North Kelley Avenue, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73131

Established: 1996

Practice Areas

  • Product Liability
  • Insurance Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Employment Law
  • Contracts
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Subrogation
  • Tort Litigation
  • Transportation
  • Railroad Law
  • Special Investigations
  • Examinations Under Oath
  • Medical Liability
  • Managed Care Liability
  • Vicarious Liability
  • Warranty Law
  • Pharmacy Negligence

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Cary E. Hiltgen

Oklahoma City, OK

Practice Areas
  • Product Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Contracts
  • Railroad Law
Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 1981
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third, Seventh, Eighth and Ninth Circuits
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, 1996
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Utah
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004
Additional Biographical Details:

Oklahoma Super Lawyers, Personal Injury Products; Defense, Oklahoma Magazine (2006-2015)

Memberships:
  • American, Oklahoma and Oklahoma County Bar Associations
  • Coalition of Food Industry Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute (Past President, 2011; Past Chair, Product Liability Committee, Law Institutes)
  • Product Liability Advisory Counsel
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
Education:
  • Hutchinson Community Junior College, A.A., 1974
  • Northwest Missouri State University, B.S., 1976
  • Oklahoma City University, J.D., 1980

Born: 1954


Michael W. Brewer

Oklahoma City, OK

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Employment Law
  • Product Liability
  • Transportation
Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Additional Biographical Details:

Arbitration Panel, Arbitration Forum; Oklahoma Super Lawyers, Personal Injury General; Defense, Oklahoma Magazine (2006-2015); 2017 Judge Geary L. Walke Briefcase Award

Memberships:
  • American, Oklahoma (Past Board of Directors) and Oklahoma County (Past Board of Directors; Past Chairman of Fee Grievance and Ethics Committee; Vice President, 2017-2018) Bar Associations
  • Federation of Defense and Insurance Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute (Past Chairman of Insurance Roundtable, Product Liability Committee, Representative to Diversity Committee, Past Chairman, Technology Section)
  • Early Neutral Evaluation Panel for Western District of Oklahoma
  • Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel (Past President; Past, Defense Lawyer of the Year)
  • William J. Holloway Jr. American Inns of Court (Barrister, 1993-1996)
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
Publications:
  • Author: "Workers' Compensation: Erosion of the Exclusive Remedy Provision", Oklahoma Law Review, Vol. 38-3 (Fall 1985)
Education:
  • The University of Oklahoma, B.S.M.E., 1982
  • The University of Oklahoma, J.D., 1986
Honors:
Phi Delta Phi; Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Anti-Trust Law

Born: 1960

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Director


Brock C. Bowers

Oklahoma City, OK

Practice Areas
  • Transportation
  • Insurance Law
  • Trucking
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Subrogation
Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1996
Additional Biographical Details:

Oklahoma Super Lawyers, Civil Litigation; Defense, Oklahoma Magazine (2014-2015)

Memberships:
  • American, Oklahoma and Oklahoma County Bar Associations
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel
Education:
  • The University of Oklahoma, B.A., 1991
  • The University of Oklahoma, J.D. (with honors), 1994
Honors:
Phi Beta Kappa

Born: 1969

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Of Counsel


Norman Lemonik

Oklahoma City, OK

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
Admitted
  • Michigan, 1980
  • Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma, 1994
Memberships:
  • American and Oklahoma Bar Associations
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel
Education:
  • Syracuse University, B.S., 1976
  • New York University, J.D., 1980

Born: 1954


J. Randy Baker

Oklahoma City, OK

Practice Areas
  • Labor and Employment
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance Defense
  • Railroad Law
Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 1980
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Additional Biographical Details:

Administrative Law Judge, Oklahoma Department of Labor

Memberships:
  • American, Oklahoma and Oklahoma County Bar Associations
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel
Education:
  • Oklahoma State University, B.S., 1977
  • Oklahoma City University, J.D. (with honors), 1980

Born: 1955


Scott C. Sublett

Oklahoma City, OK

Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Law
  • Contracts
  • Creditor Rights
  • Insurance Law
  • Product Liability
  • Uniform Commercial Code
Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 1979
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma, 1980
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Oklahoma, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Memberships:
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel
Education:
  • University of Colorado, B.S., 1975
  • The University of Tulsa, J.D. (with honors), 1979

Born: 1952

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Associates


Jeffrey C. Grotta

Oklahoma City, OK

Practice Areas
  • Commercial Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Creditor Rights
Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma, 1994
Memberships:
  • Oklahoma and Oklahoma County Bar Associations
  • Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • The University of Oklahoma, B.A., 1986
  • The University of Oklahoma, J.D. (Dean's List), 1993
Law Review:
American Indian Law Review

Born: 1961


Katie R. McCune

Oklahoma City, OK

Practice Areas
  • Trucking Industry Defense
  • Insurance Defense
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Employment Law
Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
Memberships:
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • University of Central Oklahoma, B.A., 2007
  • Oklahoma City University, J.D., 2012

Born: 1981


Jeffrey D. Scott

Oklahoma City, OK

Practice Areas
  • Labor and Employment
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance Defense
Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
Education:
  • Texas A&M University, B.A., 2011
  • Oklahoma City University, J.D., 2014
Fraternity Information:
Phi Alpha Delta

Born: 1988


Christopher J. Campbell

Oklahoma City, OK

Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 2018
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma, 2019
Education:
  • Oklahoma State University, B.A. Political Science (President's Honor Roll), 2015
  • The University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D., 2018

Born: 1992


Rachal A. Lisle

Oklahoma City, OK

Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 2019
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma, 2020
Education:
  • The University of Oklahoma, B.A. Political Science, 2016
  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, J.D. (Dean's List), 2018

Born: 1993

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