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Secrest Hill Butler & Secrest

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Meet Our Team

At Secrest Hill Butler & Secrest, our attorneys enjoy a reputation as aggressive litigators and experienced negotiators. Each of our lawyers has significant experience representing insurers, corporations, local businesses and professionals in a wide range of defense areas in the state of Oklahoma and Arkansas.

To reach any of our attorneys in Tulsa, call 918-494-5905 or contact us online and we will respond promptly.

W. Michael Hill

W. Michael Hill

W. Michael Hill is a founding partner with the Tulsa, Oklahoma law firm of Secrest, Hill & Butler. He has extensive jury trial experience and concentrates in civil litigation with an emphasis in professional liability defense of hospitals, physicians, nurses, oral surgeons, dentists, podiatrists, nursing homes, as well as architects and engineers. In addition to his law practice, he has taught law as an Adjunct Professor and lectured extensively at continuing legal education seminars and seminars for hospitals, physicians, architects & engineers, long term care facilities and other professionals.  Mr. Hill is a member of the Tulsa County Bar and Oklahoma Bar Associations and Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel (past officer and member of board of directors). He is a charter member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Federation of Insurance & Corporate Counsel and Defense Research Institute, Council Oak Chapter American Inns of Court. Upon graduation from law school, he became a law clerk for the United States Chief Judge for the Northern District of Oklahoma. Mr. Hill is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern, Western, and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma, the 8th and 10th Circuits, United States Court of Appeals and has appeared before the United States Supreme Court and the appellate process. Mr. Hill received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1969 from Baylor University and graduated from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 1973. He has been engaged in the practice of law in Tulsa since that time.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1984

Professional Liability Defense

  • Physicians
  • Hospitals
  • Nurses
  • Dentists
  • Oral Surgeons
  • Long term care
  • Architects & Engineers
  • Attorneys
  • Accountants
  • Real Estate Employment Practices

Insurance Defense

  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Products Liability Law & Defense
  • Employment Law

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1976
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1976


  • University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma
    • J.D. - 1973
  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas, USA
    • B.A. - 1969
    • Major: History: Political Science

Representative Clients

  • CNA Insurance
  • Great American Insurance Company
  • Podiatry Insurance Company of America
  • Community Health Systems
  • Evanston Insurance Company
  • Concentra, Inc.
  • Meadowbrook Insurance Group
  • OneBeacon Professional Insurance
  • Best Buy
  • OMS Mutual Insurance Company
  • Navigators
  • Darwin (Allied World Assurance Company)

Secrest Hill Butler & Secrest, PC

7134 South Yale, Suite 900
Tulsa, OK 74136
Tel: 918-494-5905
Fax: 918-494-2847

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