R. Richard Love, III

R. Richard Love, III: Attorney with Conner & Winters, LLP AV stamp icon
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Rich Love helps clients resolve business disputes. His expertise is in actually trying cases to conclusion before juries, judges, and arbitration panels. He began his 25 year 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 guides corporate clients being investigated by federal authorities. Mr. Love’s clients include the full gamut of business people, including those serving mid-stream oil and gas companies, financial institutions, and pension plans.


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Alerts & Publications

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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

Listed in Oklahoma Super Lawyers (General Litigation)

Listed in Best Lawyers in America (Commercial Litigation)

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

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Employee Concern Resolution and Whistleblower Defense
  • Energy
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Investigations and White-Collar Defense
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Banking and Finance
  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation and Logistics

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(918) 586-5679  Phone
(918) 586-8679  Fax
University Attended:
University of Oklahoma, B.S., 1988
Law School Attended:
University of Oklahoma, J.D., with honors, 1991
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; U.S. District Court, N.D. of Oklahoma; 1991, Oklahoma; U.S. District Court, W.D. of Oklahoma

Community & Professional

Oklahoma Bar Association

Tulsa County Bar Association

Willow Springs Boys Ranch Board Member

Birth Information:
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, September 3, 1966

Peer Reviews

Tulsa, Oklahoma

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