2020 Vault Rankings
About Hall, Estill, Hardwick, Gable, Golden & Nelson, P.C.
Hall Estill's origins trace back to founding in 1966 as an oil and gas firm in Tulsa. The firm hasn't outgrown its Oklahoma roots, but it has grown to include five more offices across the country, more than 130 lawyers, and a variety of practices from bankruptcy and corporate to energy and intellectual property.
Born of Oil
In 1965, John Williams of the Tulsa energy giant Williams Brothers Company called Harvard Law grad Walter Hall and asked him to put together a team to represent the company. Williams Brothers did not have a legal department at the time and needed representation for its purchase of the Great Lakes Pipeline. Hall recruited other attorneys in the Tulsa area, including John Estill, the head of the Sinclair Pipeline operations in Tulsa. Ten years later, when Williams spun off the pipeline division, Hall took over as CEO. By that time the firm bearing his name was one of the largest and most successful in Tulsa.
320 South Boston Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74103
Phone: (918) 594-0400
Managing Partner: Michael D. Cooke
Hiring Attorney: Stuart E. Van De Wiele
1st year: $100,000
Summer associate: $1,800/week
Summer Associate Offers:
1 out of 6 (2018) (2Ls)
Director of Business Development & Recruitment
Tulsa, OK (HQ)
Oklahoma City, OK
Bankruptcy, Restructuring, & Creditor's Rights
Energy & Natural Resources
Labor & Employment
Tax, Trusts, Estate Planning, & Employee Benefits