James E. Weger
Mr. Weger has been practicing law since 1982 with Jones Gotcher. He attended the University of Oklahoma, where he received his bachelor’s degree in 1979 and his law degree in 1982. He also attended the University of Oxford, Queens College, in 1980 as part of his law school curriculum. He has served as president and managing partner of Jones Gotcher since 1994.
Mr. Weger’s current legal practice centers on complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts across the country. He has represented numerous companies in all areas of commercial litigation, including commercial real estate, EEOC defense, trademark infringement, environmental, securities, antitrust, and defense of professionals in E&O claims. He also represents clients in the areas of radio and television, banking, public educational institutions, residential and commercial construction/development, real estate brokerage companies, insurance companies, and several companies involved in high-tech development.
He has been licensed by the Oklahoma Supreme Court since 1982. He is a member of the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Western, and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma, the Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Weger is an AV-Rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating offered by that organization. He also serves as an Adjunct Settlement Judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma since 1995.
Mr. Weger has held leadership positions for various community charitable organizations, including the Tulsa Metro Chamber of Commerce, Theatre Arts, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa Opera, United Way, the Center for Physically Limited, and President of the Summit Club.