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General Defense
204 North Robinson, Suite 1000
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 405-609-6000
Fax: 405-609-6501
E-Mail: dteague@jenningsteague.com
www.jenningsteague.com
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Personnel
Established: 2000

Practice Areas
  • Appellate Practice
  • Asbestos
  • Bad Faith
  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
  • Workers' Compensation
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About Us
Jennings Teague represents domestic and international manufacturers in high-stakes, complex litigation, efficiently and capably handling cases in district and appellate courts. The firm provides professional service to its clients with aggressive claim investigation, thorough case preparation, excellence in oral and written advocacy and persuasive trial presentation. Our attorneys serve their local, national and international clients in the state of Oklahoma and in courts throughout the United States.

The firm employs an experienced staff and utilizes its investigators, experts and consultants to provide a team approach to litigation. Contact Jennings Teague to learn more about how we can provide legal services to your company.

In today’s business world, companies in a myriad of industries and markets look to their insurance carriers for assistance in the event of a claim or lawsuit. Counsel for these insurers must become quickly educated as to the insured’s operation and be flexible in adapting a defense to meet the client’s specific needs.

The attorneys at Jennings Teague have years of experience in defending the interests of insurers and their insureds in areas as diverse as premises liability, construction litigation, transportation and trucking litigation, auto accidents, product liability, bad faith, employee claims, municipality and government matters, malicious prosecution, false arrest, and all manner of general tort claims. These lawyers also consult with insurers on issues of coverage and policy interpretation and have assisted in the drafting of policy language for insurers to comply with Oklahoma law. Jennings Teague has provided assistance to the insurance industry in response to class action lawsuits, serving as counsel in defense of local and multi-state class claims.

Regardless of the nature of the dispute, Jennings Teague can assist in analysis and investigation or in defense of federal or state cases to obtain a successful verdict or resolution of the insurance claim or lawsuit.
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
AIG Claim Services, Inc.American Farmers & Ranchers Mutual Insurance Company
Assurant GroupBituminous Insurance Companies
Central Insurance CompaniesCherokee Insurance Company
Cunningham Lindsey U.S., Inc.GuideOne Insurance
Harbor Insurance CompanyLiberty Mutual Agency
Mid-Continent Insurance CompanySpecialty Claims Management, LLC
State Auto Insurance CompanyTokio Marine Claims Service, Inc.
Non-Insurance Clients
Briggs & Stratton CorporationCaterpillar Inc.
Freightliner, LLCFresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc.
Hyundai Motor AmericaInternational Truck & Engine Corp.
PACCAR, Inc.Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
Winnebago Industries, Inc.
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Personnel Information
Firm Members
James A. Jennings, III
Oklahoma City, OK
E-Mail:jjennings@jenningsteague.com
Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 1974
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
  • American, Oklahoma and Oklahoma County Bar Associations
  • Product Liability Advisory Council
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • Oklahoma Attorneys Mutual Insurance Company (Board of Directors)
  • Bank2 (Board of Directors)
  • Defense Research Institute
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
Education:
  • Oklahoma State University, B.A., 1971
  • The University of Oklahoma, J.D., 1974
Honors:
Phi Delta Phi
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J. Derrick Teague
Oklahoma City, OK
E-Mail:dteague@jenningsteague.com
Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
Memberships:
  • American, Oklahoma and Oklahoma County Bar Associations
  • Product Liability Advisory Council
  • National Retail & Restaurant Defense Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
Education:
  • Oklahoma State University, B.S. Accounting, 1990
  • Oklahoma City University, J.D., 1993
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Linda G. Kaufmann
Oklahoma City, OK
E-Mail:lkaufmann@jenningsteague.com
Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
  • Oklahoma and Oklahoma County Bar Associations
Education:
  • The University of Oklahoma, B.S., 1988
  • Oklahoma City University, J.D., 1991
Law Review:
Editor-In-Chief, Oklahoma City University Law Review (1990-1991)
Honors:
Phi Delta Phi
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W. Brett Willis
Oklahoma City, OK
E-Mail:bwillis@jenningsteague.com
Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
Memberships:
  • Oklahoma and Oklahoma County Bar Associations
  • American Inns of Court
Education:
  • Oklahoma University, B.B.A., 1990
  • Oklahoma University, J.D., 1993
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Associates
Haylie D. Treas
Oklahoma City, OK
Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 2010
Education:
  • Louisiana College, B.A. (magna cum laude), 2007
  • Oklahoma University, J.D., 2010
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Laura Eakens
Oklahoma City, OK
Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 2004
Education:
  • Oklahoma Baptist University, B.A., 2001
  • The University of Tulsa, Jur., 2004
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Todd A. Murray
Oklahoma City, OK
Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
Memberships:
  • American, Oklahoma (Mock Trial Committee) and Oklahoma County Bar Associations
Education:
  • University of Central Oklahoma, B.A., 1989
  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, J.D., 2010
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Of Counsel
Jeff R. Beeler
Oklahoma City, OK
Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 1975
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
Memberships:
  • American and Oklahoma Bar Associations
  • American Inns of Court
  • Defense Research Institute
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel
Education:
  • The University of Oklahoma, B.A., 1972
  • The University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D., 1975
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