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Cheryl P. Hunter

Cheryl P. Hunter

Of Counsel

Cheryl P. Hunter

Cheryl Hunter is of counsel with the firm. Now in her 35th year as a lawyer, Hunter has achieved great success in both complex “bet-the-company” litigation and as a go-to business attorney. Her unique combination of skill sets has proven extremely proficient in advising clients effectively and comprehensively. Hunter’s talents and commitment have led to many very long-term client relationships — some lasting more than 30 years and some beginning after being on opposing sides of a lawsuit or transaction. Her passionate, thorough and capable representation of all her clients has earned her the highest attorney rating from Martindale-Hubbell and recognition as a Super Lawyer.

Her focus:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Commercial real estate development
  • Entity formations and general business issues
  • Contract negotiation
  • Business purchases and sales
  • Financing with debt and equity components
  • Workplace employment-related issues
  • Employment litigation


Bachelor of Science, 1979
Varsity athlete

Juris Doctor, 1982


  • State Bar of Oklahoma
  • State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. District Courts for the Western, Eastern and Northern Districts of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas 
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Tenth Circuits
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Partner in several medium-sized law firms, as well as a large law firm, where she served on the Board of Directors
  • Commissioner-Uniform Law Commission


  • Super Lawyer
  • Top AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Student Bar Association Outstanding Student (Class of 1982)
  • Oklahoma Law Review

Professional Organizations & Memberships  

  • Oklahoma Bar Association – Labor & Employment Law Section; Financial Institutions & Commercial Law Section, past Chairman; Young Lawyers Division, past Board of Directors
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association, Vice President (1993-1994); past Board of Directors
  • American Inns of Court – Luther Bohanon Inn Chapter, past President

Community Involvement

  • Oklahoma Indigent Defense System Board, Chair (1997-2000)
  • Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Regent (2000-2009); Chair (2005-2006)
  • Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation (2000-2004)
  • Oklahoma Governor's Commission on Government Performance (1994-1995)
  • Oklahoma County District Court – Juvenile Division, Guardian Ad Litem