John D. Clayman
John Clayman focuses primarily on the banking and oil and gas areas of practice. Mr. Clayman joined the firm in May of 1999, and since that time has done substantial work in areas from banking to health care to oil and gas litigation. Currently his practice deals with a full range of banking, business, patent infringement and oil and gas issues, particularly commercial banking relationships, check processing and oil and gas royalty disputes. Mr. Clayman is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association (1986), the Texas State Bar (2008), the American Bar Association, the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Southwest Association of Bank Counsel (currently on the Board of Directors).
Outside of the work, he has also served as a Board Member and Building Coordinator for Youth Services of Tulsa, where he oversaw a successful $5 million campaign. He was on the Board of Directors of the Tulsa Development Authority and the Jewish Federation of Tulsa from 2005 to 2013, is a past president of the Jewish Federation of Tulsa (2004-2006), was President of Temple Israel (2018-2020) and is the current President of Zarrow Pointe, a senior living community. In 1986, Mr. Clayman received his J.D., with honors, from the University of Tulsa, where he was an editor of the Energy Law Journal and a staff member of the Tulsa Law Journal. He received his B.B.A. in Accounting, with honors, in 1982 from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was a member of the Beta Alpha Psi Accounting Honor Society. In 1984, Mr. Clayman became a Certified Public Accountant.
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