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John C. Niemeyer

The firm’s senior partner, John C. Niemeyer has over forty years of experience in trial practice. He has tried hundreds of cases to jury verdict in both state and federal courts across the country, including trials in Texas, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Nevada, as well as in Oklahoma.

John C. Niemeyer earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A. & M. in 1957, where he was a member of the Corp of Cadets. After serving his country in the Army, he attended Southern Methodist University, where he earned his Juris Doctorate in 1962. Mr. Niemeyer was admitted, on examination, in both Texas and Oklahoma in 1962. He has been a member of the bar of Texas and Oklahoma since his admission to practice in those states.

From 1962 to 1984, he practiced law in the firm of Foliart, Mills & Niemeyer in Oklahoma City. In 1984 Mr. Niemeyer founded the firm, which has been in existence in Oklahoma City for over twenty years. In addition to his admission to the bars of Oklahoma and Texas, Mr. Niemeyer is a member of the bar of the Muskogee (Creek) Tribal Court. He is a member of the bars of the United States Supreme Court, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is licensed to practice before the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of Oklahoma, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas and the District of Colorado. He is a member of the Oklahoma County, Oklahoma and American Bar Associations, the State Bar of Texas, the Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

In conjunction with his partner, Mr. Niemeyer is author of the Oklahoma Chapters of the Aspen Publications’ Tort Law Desk Reference and Product Liability Desk Reference. Mr. Niemeyer serves as regional counsel for Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire LLC, and is a member of the Regional Trial Counsel Network, a network of separate and independent law firms located in key geographic regions throughout the United States.

 

Linda G. Alexander

Linda G. Alexander has been a partner in the Firm since its establishment in 1984. She has been practicing law for over a quarter of a century. In addition to practicing law, she has been an instructor at the Oklahoma City University School of Law. Along with her partner, John C. Niemeyer, she is a contributing editor to several of the Aspen publication “Desk Reference” series.

In 1975 she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in government and philosophy, with honors, from George Mason University. In 1978, she received her Juris Doctor degree from The University of Oklahoma. Ms. Alexander is admitted to practice in all state courts in Oklahoma, as well as in the United States District Courts for the Western, Eastern and Northern Districts of Oklahoma. In addition, she is admitted to the United States Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Eighth, and Seventh and Tenth Circuits. She is also admitted to practice before the Muskogee (Creek) Tribal Court.

In addition to her concentration in trial practice, she is an experienced appellate advocate, having practiced in both state and federal appeals courts. She is a member of the Oklahoma County, Oklahoma and American Bar Associations, the Muscogee(Creek) Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute and The Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association. She supports the pro bono work of Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc. and Lawyers for Children, and her civil activities have included service on the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Philharmonic Society and lifetime membership in the Oklahoma City Orchestra League.

 

Harris A. Phillips, III

Harris A. Phillips, III, graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1988. He received his Juris Doctor with Honors from the University of Oklahoma in 1991.

Mr. Phillips is admitted to practice before all Oklahoma State Courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma, and the U.S.. Court of Appeals for the Seventh and Tenth Circuits. Mr. Phillips is a member of the Cleveland and Oklahoma County, the Oklahoma and the American Bar Associations.