Senior Statesman

Field of Practice

Consulting in such areas as:

  • Corporate, insurance and damage suit defense
  • Insurance rehabilitation and liquidation
  • Construction
  • Suretyship

Chris L. Rhodes

Practice Overview

Chris L. Rhodes serves as senior statesman of the firm. He is available to consult with our litigation groups in areas such as corporate, insurance and damage suit defense, insurance rehabilitation and liquidation, construction, and suretyship.


Chris Rhodes received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1954 and his LL.B. in 1959 from the University of Oklahoma.

Mr. Rhodes has served as the Oklahoma Deputy Insurance Commissioner, as Counsel for the Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner and as Receiver in Rehabilitations and Liquidations since 1971. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law.

He is a Fellow and former Oklahoma Chair of the American Bar Foundation, a trustee of the Oklahoma Bar Foundation, and a member of the American Judicature Society, Defense Research Institute and the Tulsa County, Oklahoma, and American Bar Associations.


  • Undergraduate School: University of Oklahoma
    Graduated: 1954
    Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Law School: University of Oklahoma
    Graduated: 1959
    Degree: Legum Baccalaureus

Admitted to Practice

  • Oklahoma