Andy Turner has more than 30 years of experience in commercial bankruptcy cases involving oil & gas, real estate, telecommunications, medical services, trucking and many other industries, representing large secured and unsecured creditors, debtors in possession, trustees and committees and members of committees.  Mr. Turner also handles commercial collections and contract dispute resolution, with a wide range of experience in contract disputes, creditors’ rights, commercial fraud, embezzlement, construction and oil & gas liens, and common law fraud class actions.  Mr. Turner is listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law) as well as Oklahoma Super Lawyers (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, Business Litigation, Construction/Surety).

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Honors & Leadership

Honors & Recognitions

Named the Best Lawyers® 2020 Litigation – Bankruptcy "Lawyer of the Year" in Tulsa

2018 Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Best Lawyers in America “Lawyer of the Year” in Tulsa

Listed in Best Lawyers in America© (Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law) (2007-2020)

Listed in Oklahoma Super Lawyers (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, Business Litigation, Construction/Surety)

Oklahoma Bar Association Board of Governors-Bankruptcy Section Chairman 1997 - 1998, 2017-2018

Tulsa County Bar Association Bankruptcy Section Chair: 1989 - 1990

University of Tulsa Adjunct Professor of Law 1988

Has spoken at numerous seminars and continuing legal education programs, primarily on bankruptcy, commercial collection, Uniform Commercial Code, and class actions

Parent Child Center of Tulsa, Board Member Emeritus 1982 - present

Parent Child Center of Tulsa, President 1989, 1995

Society for Welfare of Abused Children Guardian Angel 1996

Hatton W. Summers Scholar

Journal of Air Law and Commerce Editor 1980 - 1981

Order of the Coif

Phi Beta Kappa

Community & Professional

Tulsa County Bar Association

Oklahoma Bar Association (Bankruptcy)

American Bar Association (Litigation, Construction Law Forum)

American Bankruptcy Institute

American Board of Certification, Board of Directors 2015-present


Alerts & Publications


Southern Methodist University, J.D., cum laude, 1981

University of Oklahoma, B.A., with highest honors, 1978

Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law, American Board Certification, 1994


  • Oklahoma - 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court - 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit - 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit - 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit - 1981
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. of Oklahoma - 1996
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. of Oklahoma - 1981
  • U.S. District Court, W.D. of Oklahoma - 1983
  • U.S. District Court, W.D. of Arkansas - 1996
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. of Arkansas - 1996
  • U.S. District Court, S.D. of Texas - 1984
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. of Texas - 2009
  • U.S. District Court, W.D. of Texas - 2010
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. of Texas - 2010
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