Mr. Terry was born and raised in Oklahoma and attended the University of Oklahoma Law School, where he graduated in 1993 (with distinction) and was named to the Oklahoma Law Review. He has been practicing law in the Oklahoma City area ever since, and has earned a Martindale-Hubbell “AV Preeminent” rating from his peers in the legal community. Today, Mr. Terry’s practice is diverse, but he focuses on three areas of emphasis: insurance bad faith, class actions and personal injury.
Mr. Terry’s insurance bad faith experience runs deep. He has handled significant bad faith cases for many years, and is a featured speaker to attorney and industry groups in this area of the law. His clients have included people and companies who have had their insurance claims denied, delayed or otherwise mishandled by insurance companies in many different ways. Mr. Terry has successfully resolved, by either settlement or verdict, cases involving many different types of insurance claims including health, major medical, automobile, homeowners, disability, life and commercial insurance on behalf of clients who have been treated unjustly by insurance companies.
Mr. Terry also pursues a very active class action practice. He has been involved in the successful prosecution of major class actions against large corporations in various courts around the country, including insurance companies and others. Mr. Terry is currently involved in class actions in both federal and state courts in multiple states.
Mr. Terry dedicates a substantial part of his practice to standing up for the rights of people who have sustained serious personal injuries as a result of industrial accidents, product failures, trucking and motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice and other causes. He has helped numerous people and their families over the years who were confronted with wrongful death or serious injuries resulting from the negligence of others.
Mr. Terry has a proven track record of successfully litigating, settling and trying lawsuits for his clients. He takes pride in his reputation as a professional, aggressive, effective advocate for his clients.
Northeastern State University (B.A. 1990, Cum Laude)
University of Oklahoma, College of Law (J.D. 1993, with Distinction), Member of the Oklahoma Law Review
All Oklahoma District Courts
All Oklahoma Appellate Courts
All Arkansas Circuit Courts
All Arkansas Appellate Courts
U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Oklahoma
U.S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh, Eighth and Tenth Circuits
Memberships and Activities
Oklahoma Bar Association
Arkansas Bar Association
American Association for Justice
Oklahoma Association for Justice
Oklahoma County Bar Association
Oklahoma Bar Foundation, Fellow
University of Central Oklahoma, President’s Council of Advisors
The Jim Thorpe Association — Executive Council Member
Mr. Terry’s Legal Assistant