Rich Love helps clients resolve business disputes. For more than 30 years, his expertise is in actually trying cases to conclusion before juries, judges, and arbitration panels. He began his practice assisting the firm with one of the largest jury trials in Tulsa County history. He also developed expertise in presenting broker-dealer securities cases before arbitration panels, and in resolving compliance problems before state and federal regulatory agencies. After making partner, Mr. Love left Conner & Winters and joined the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Oklahoma, where he gained broad experience investigating and prosecuting white-collar crimes, and in serving as the office’s health care fraud coordinator. Mr. Love returned to practice at Conner & Winters in 2002, and in addition to being a commercial trial lawyer, he conducts internal investigations for the firm’s business and healthcare clients, and serves as a commercial arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. Mr. Love’s clients include the full gamut of business professionals, including those companies engaged in the oil and gas industry, financial institutions, and locally-owned companies.

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Love, Richard

Honors & Leadership

Honors & Recognitions

Assistant U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Oklahoma 1999 - 2002

Oklahoma Law Review Note Editor 1990 - 1991 and Member 1989 - 1991

Order of the Coif

Selected as a 2014 "Power Attorney" by Tulsa Business & Legal News

Selected to Oklahoma Super Lawyers© (General Litigation, Business Litigation, Banking): 2007 - 2008, 2012 - 2023

Listed in Best Lawyers in America© (Commercial Litigation and Bet-The-Company Litigation): 2013 - present

Ranked by Chambers & Partners USA for Litigation: General Commercial - Oklahoma (Band 3): 2018 - present

Community & Professional

Oklahoma Bar Association

Tulsa County Bar Association

American Arbitration Association: Commercial and Employment Arbitration Panelist

Board Member, Regent Preparatory School


Alerts & Publications


University of Oklahoma, J.D., with honors, 1991

University of Oklahoma, B.S., 1988


  • Oklahoma
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court, W.D. of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
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