Erica Anne Dorwart


Candace Caywood


University of Tulsa (J.D.) Vanderbilt University (B.A.; M.Ed.)


French, Portuguese, Spanish

Admitted to Practice



Tulsa Community Foundation

Board of Directors of Tulsa's Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc. (DVIS)

Erica Anne Dorwart

Ms. Dorwart's practice is focused on employment regulatory law and employment litigation. Ms. Dorwart is expert in electronic discovery issues and provides electronic discovery and litigation technology training and support to our trial lawyers and assistants.

Prior to joining Frederic Dorwart, Lawyers PLLC, Ms. Dorwart was an elementary homeroom and middle school mathematics teacher at Monte Casino Middle School.

Ms. Dorwart received her J.D. with Highest Honors from the University of Tulsa, where she received awards for excellence in administrative, constitutional, and criminal law and legal reasoning and writing. Ms. Dorwart received her Master in Elementary Education and a Bachelor of Arts (Spanish) from Vanderbilt University.

Ms. Dorwart currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Tulsa Community Foundation and as an emeritus member of the Board of Directors of Tulsa's Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc. (DVIS).

Representative Cases and Orders:

Chapman v. BOK Financial Corporation, N.D. OK. Case No. 12-cv-00613, Opinion and Order Granting Employer's Motion for Summary Judgment on FLSA Statute of Limitations at Doc. 95.

EEOC v. Bank of Albuquerque, NA, D.N.M. Case No. 11-CV-1132, Discovery and Sanctions Orders against EEOC at Docs: 69, 147, 197/220; 226/259.

Vianes v. Tulsa Educare, Inc., N.D.Okla. 15-cv-0308-CVE-PJC: Judgment in favor of Defendant following full briefing on Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment on Plaintiff's claims (Gender discrimination, Age Discrimination, Retaliation, and Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress claims). See, [Doc. 47] (July 8, 2016 Opinion and Order on Motion for Summary Judgment).

Lay v. Kaiser-Francis Oil Company, N.D.Okla.15-CV-330-TCK-FHM: Litigation voluntarily dismissed by Plaintiff in lieu of filing response to summary judgment. See, [Doc. 22] Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment]; [Doc. 27] (April 12, 2016 Voluntary Dismissal).

Bell v. BOKF, NA, N.D. Okla. 12-CV-0028-JHP-TLW: Opinion and Order granting Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment on Plaintiff's Claims (Age Discrimination, Breach of Contract, and Worker's Compensation Retaliation. See, [Doc. 42] (March 26, 2013 Opinion and Order).

Davis v. BOKF NA, Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals Case No. 118, 484, Opinion dated January 29, 2021 affirming grant of Motion for Summary Judgment in favor of Defendant on Plaintiff's claims for breach of implied contract related to short-term disability and long-term disability.

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