Austin Birnie practices in the litigation group and has represented clients in a variety of industries including banking, energy, health care, insurance, and transportation. He has broad experience in federal and state courts in cases involving breach of contract, fraud, contests for corporate control, bankruptcy, collections, foreclosures, insurance bad faith, personal injury, and trust disputes.

Mr. Birnie received his Juris Doctor degree from Duke University School of Law in 2014, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Philosophy from the University of Chicago in 2009.

Honors & Leadership

Honors & Recognitions

Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, Lead Editor (2013-2014) and Staff Editor (2012-2013)

Community & Professional

Oklahoma Bar Association

Tulsa County Bar Association



Duke University School of Law, J.D., 2014

The University of Chicago, A.B. in Economics and Philosophy, cum laude, 2009


  • Oklahoma – 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma – 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Oklahoma – 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma – 2015
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