Curt Long has over 40 years of experience in energy and telecommunications, representing clients in state and federal courts, and before regulatory commissions.  Mr. Long is skilled at advising his clients on the intricacies of the law in regulated industries such as natural gas, electric and telecommunications. Throughout his career, he has resolved complex matters and disputes through litigation, arbitration, mediation and negotiation.  Mr. Long’s experience also includes retail and wholesale contracts for natural gas, electric, telecommunications, water and process water discharge services.

A fourth-generation Oklahoman, Mr. Long has been recognized by his peers for his professional accomplishments and commitment to the community.  In 2012 he was selected by his peers for the Tulsa Best Lawyers – Lawyer of the Year in Energy Law.  In 2013, he was named a Man of Distinction Honoree by Tulsa Business & Legal News.

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Honors & Leadership

Honors & Recognitions

2018 Natural Resources Law Best Lawyers in America “Lawyer of the Year” in Tulsa

Martindale-Hubble AV Preeminent

2013 Main of Distinction Honoree – Tulsa Business & Legal News

Listed in Best Lawyers in America© (2015-2020) in the areas of Administrative/Regulatory Law, Energy Law, Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement and Natural Resources Law (2010-2020)

Best Lawyers in America – Lawyer of the Year, Energy Law – 2012

Oklahoma Super Lawyers (2008-present)

Community & Professional

Oklahoma Bar Association:  Past Chair, Energy Law Section

Tulsa County Bar Association:  Past Chair, Mineral Law Section

American Bar Association

Tulsa Opera:  Board of Directors 2011-2015; Legal Counsel 2015-Present

Leadership Tulsa: Member since 1994; Class 21

Tulsa Oratorio Chorus: Board of Directors 2010-2015; Board President 2011-2013

Street School (an alternative education program): Board of Directors 1995-2001; Board President 1998-1999

Troop 1 Boy Scouts of America: Assistant Scoutmaster (1994-2001)

Windycrest Sailing Club: Board of Governors 1982-1986; Commodore 1985

First Presbyterian Church: Elder; Chair Personnel Committee 2004-2005


Alerts & Publications



University of Oklahoma, J.D., 1974

University of Oklahoma, B.A., 1971


  • Oklahoma – 1974
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit – 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit – 1999
  • U.S. Supreme Court – 1982
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