Rodney L. Cook


Adjunct Professor
B.S.Ed. University of Oklahoma, 1980
J.D. University of Oklahoma, 1983

Rodney Cook is an attorney with the Oklahoma City law firm Phillips Murrah, PC.  His practice focuses on all areas of tort litigation with special emphasis on product liability, warranty, insurance and fraternity law.  He serves as national and local counsel for numerous product manufacturers and insurers representing their interests in Oklahoma and throughout the United States.  AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, Cook has been selected as an Oklahoma Superlawyer and recognized as counsel in the National Law Journal’s list of Top of Ten Defense Verdicts of 2000.  He has served on the faculty of OU’s Graduate School of Trial Advocacy and teaches Civil Pretrial Litigation at the College of Law.

Cook is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, panel counsel for Oklahoma Lawyers for Children, and Director of the Oklahoma Chapter of Delta Upsilon Fraternity.  Cook is the author of Hedonic Damages, 62 Oklahoma Bar Journal 2353 (1991) and is a former clerk of the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals.  His reported cases are Patten v. General Motors Corporation, 699 F. Supp. 1500 (W.D. Okla. 1987); Johnson v. General Motors Corporation, 889 F. Supp. 451 (W.D. Okla. 1995);  Kerry Brewer and Mercy Brewer v. Harley-Davidson, Inc.,  172 F.3d 62 (10th Cir. 1999); Thomas v. BMW-AG, CJ-95-6672-62, Automotive Litigation Reporter, Vol. 23, Issue 12 (12/16/03); Lewis v. Navistar, Inc., 2010 WL 152833 (W.D. Okla. 2010).