Scott V. Morgan

Scott V. Morgan is a native Oklahoman. Born in Tulsa, he spent his formative years in northeastern Oklahoma working in the oilfields surrounding Lenapah, Oklahoma. Mr. Morgan attended Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas on a football scholarship, lettering each year and serving as a team captain his last two seasons. At Southwestern, Mr. Morgan minored in Political Science with an emphasis on Middle Eastern studies and received a Bachelor of Science in Health in 2007.

After college, Mr. Morgan attended the University of Tulsa College of Law. At Tulsa Law, he was the Executive Editor of the Energy Law Journal and President of the Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law Society. Mr. Morgan was also one of three inaugural recipients of the Chesapeake Energy Law Scholarship. During law school, he took an extra course load concentrating on energy and natural resources law, obtaining Tulsa Law’s Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law certification upon graduating in 2010. Mr. Morgan also worked as a land man and regulatory compliance specialist for independent oil and gas producers throughout Oklahoma while attending Tulsa Law.

Following law school, Mr. Morgan began working at a boutique oil and gas law firm in Tulsa before joining Moyers Martin, LLP in May, 2011. He has been a partner at Moyers Martin since March, 2014. Mr. Morgan’s client list includes clients across several sectors of the oil and gas industry, from interest owners to pipeline companies, gas purchasers, domestic and international E&P companies, oilfield service companies, and seismic surveyors.

With this client group, Mr. Morgan’s practice is primarily focused on oil and gas related matters, where he represents corporate clients in litigation, transactions, acquisitions and divestitures, condemnation proceedings, and by providing general corporate counsel. Mr. Morgan also represents oil and gas industry clients in administrative proceedings before the Oklahoma Corporation Commission and Oklahoma Water Resources Board. He is an experienced trial attorney, regularly sitting as the first chair attorney in jury and non-jury trials and all forms of alternative dispute resolution. In addition, his work as an appellate advocate has resulted in published opinions expanding Oklahoma’s body of oil and gas law.

Mr. Morgan has also represented corporate energy clients in multi-million dollar stock purchase transactions, coordinating due diligence review for purchasers and audits, certifications, and document drafting for sellers. In addition, Mr. Morgan has also participated in the structuring of client lending arrangements with private equity funds.

Beyond his oil and gas practice, Mr. Morgan represents Moyers Martin’s construction industry clients in litigation, advises and assists in drafting and negotiating owner agreements, contractor/subcontractor agreements, and licensing agreements, and by providing general corporate counsel.

Mr. Morgan donates his time by serving on the University of Tulsa College of Law Alumni Board of Directors and the Tulsa County Bar Association Energy and Mineral Law Section Board of Directors, the latter of which he is the immediate past-president. Mr. Morgan has written articles and presented to energy and construction industry professionals on several occasions. Recently he has written or presented on topics such as:

  • What Happens to Your Client’s Joint Operating Agreement in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Article Co-Author, April, 2016 (Tulsa Lawyer Magazine)
  • Oilfield M&A Overview, Presentation, May 18, 2016 (Tulsa County Bar Association Energy and Mineral Law Section)
  • Owner/General Contractor Conflict Resolution, Presentation, February 23, 2016 (Associated General Contractors of America, Tulsa Chapter)

Mr. Morgan is married and has two sons, Jack and Luke. His hobbies include shooting sports, yard work, and spending time with his family outdoors.

Practice Areas

  • Oil and Gas Litigation
  • Oil and Gas Title Examination
  • Oil and Gas Transactions
  • General Civil Litigation
  • General Business Transactions

Education

  • B.S., Health, Southwestern College
    Minor, Political Science
  • J.D., University of Tulsa College of Law

Professional Affiliations

  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Tulsa County Bar Association

Leadership and Volunteer Activities

  • Chairman of the Tulsa County Bar Association Energy and Mineral Law Section
  • Tulsa County Delegate (Alternate) to Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Member of Tulsa County Bar Association Litigation Section
  • 2014 graduate, Oklahoma Bar Association Leadership Academy
  • Super Lawyer – 2017 Oklahoma Rising Stars

Scott is a native Oklahoman that grew up working in the oilfields near Lenapah, Oklahoma. Scott’s experience in the oil and gas industry delivers valuable knowledge to the firm’s clients. He is an experienced litigator and has tried cases as the first chair attorney in both jury and non-jury trials. Scott handles civil litigation for the firm, with a primary focus on oil and gas litigation. Aside from his oil and gas practice, Scott also handles contract litigation, corporate litigation, construction litigation, business transactions, and oil and gas title work.

Scott graduated from the University of Tulsa College of Law where he received the Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law Certificate after completing 2 years of legal studies related to energy and natural resources law. During law school, Scott served as the Executive Editor for the Energy Bar Journal and was President of the Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law Society. In April of 2014, Scott graduated from the Oklahoma Bar Association’s 4th Annual Leadership Academy, which selects attorneys from across Oklahoma to undergo course training in the development of client service and leadership skill sets.

Scott is heavily involved in the Tulsa County and Oklahoma Bar Associations. He is the current Chair and past Secretary of the Tulsa County Bar Association Energy and Mineral Law Section and an Alternate Delegate representing Tulsa County before the Oklahoma Bar Association. He also donates time to current and former members of the United States Armed Forces to assist them with pre- and post-deployment legal issues.

Prior to entering law school, Scott attended Southwestern College, where he was a football team captain. Scott is married to Danielle, a local pediatrician. Scott and Dani have two sons.

Practice Areas

  • Oil and GasLitigation
  • Oil and Gas Title Examination
  • Oil and Gas Transactions
  • General Civil Litigation
  • General Business Transactions

Education

  • B.S., Health, Southwestern College
    Minor, Political Science
  • J.D., University of Tulsa College of Law

Professional Affiliations

  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Tulsa County Bar Association

Leadership and Volunteer Activities

  • Chairman of the Tulsa County Bar Association Energy and Mineral Law Section
  • Tulsa County Delegate (Alternate) to Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Member of Tulsa County Bar Association Litigation Section
  • 2014 graduate, Oklahoma Bar Association Leadership Academy
  • Super Lawyer – 2017 Oklahoma Rising Stars
-->