Secrest Hill Butler & Secrest

A Trial Tested Oklahoma Insurance Defense Law Firm

Attorney Profiles

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.

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

W. Michael Hill
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P: 918-494-5905
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F. 918-494-2847
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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 and nursing homes. 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

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Law
  • Elder Law
  • Health & Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home
  • Personal Injury -- Defense
  • Products Liability Law
  • Professional Malpractice Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • 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

Education

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

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)

Aggressive Litigators & Experienced Negotiators

Our attorneys enjoy a reputation as aggressive litigators and experienced negotiators. We take great pride in our ability to bring parties together to resolve disputes without protracted litigation. However, when litigation is unavoidable, our clients appreciate our vigorous and tenacious advocacy in the courtroom.

Aggressive Litigators & Experienced Negotiators in Tulsa, OK

Delivering Results for Our Clients

Our assertive, results-oriented approach regularly results in favorable outcomes for our clients. If you are an insurer looking for an Oklahoma insurance defense lawyer, or a corporation, professional or local business with litigation threatening, contact our law firm online or call 918-494-5905. One of our attorneys would be happy to speak with you.

Delivering Results for Our Clients in Tulsa, OK