D. Kent Meyers
B.B.A., Finance, University of Oklahoma, 1960
J.D., University of Oklahoma, 1964
LL.M., Harvard University, 1976
- Current Course Materials: OU Desire2Learn (link, opens in new window)
Kent Meyers is a Director of the law firm Crowe & Dunlevy. He has been an adjunct member of the OU College of Law since 1982 teaching Antitrust I and II, Trial Techniques, Professional Responsibility and Bankruptcy. He is also an adjunct member of Oklahoma City University Law School and the University of Tulsa Law School teaching Antitrust. Meyers was a Distinguished Lecturer in Law and taught Remedies at Brasenose College, Oxford University in 2001.
Meyers’ law practice has been focused on antitrust and complex commercial litigation since 1972. He also handles patent, copyright and trademark matters, as well as arbitration. He is one of two co-founders of Oklahoma Lawyers for Children, a non-profit group with over 400 volunteers in Oklahoma County that provides volunteer lawyers to work with the Public Defenders' Office in representing deprived children in Juvenile Court. He is the founder of the Crowe & Dunlevy International Professorship Program, a program that brings a foreign Harvard LL.M. or S.J.D. graduate to the University of Oklahoma College of Law to teach for a semester under the sponsorship of Crowe & Dunlevy. Meyers is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and is a member of the following: Board of Directors of Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy; the National Association of Counsel for Children; the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association; the Oklahoma County Bar Association; was a past member and Chairman of the Oklahoma Judicial Nominating Commission (selects Judges for the State of Oklahoma - 6 year term); and the American Bankruptcy Institute. He is a recipient of the 1999 OBA Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service relating to Oklahoma Lawyers for Children. Was selected for Order of Barristers (outstanding trial lawyer in Oklahoma in 1982) by the University of Oklahoma College of Law. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America every year it has been published. In the most recent edition he was listed in the following three categories: “Bet the Company” Litigation, Antitrust, Bankruptcy and Business Litigation.
Meyers is the author of a number of articles including: Mortgages: Circular Priority, 17 Okla. L. Rev. (1964); Real Estate Transactions, Rates and the Uniform Consumer Credit Code, 23 Okla. L. Rev. 3 (August, 1970); the Oklahoma UCC's Labeling and Marketing of Attorney's Fees, 44 Okla. Bar Journal, P. 559 (1973); Multi-State Motor Vehicle Transactions Under the Uniform Commercial Code: an Update, 30 Okla. L. Rev.4 (1977); and P. Coogan, Hogan & Vagts, Secured Transactions Under the Uniform Code, Chapter 30A (1977); Ethical Considerations in the Representation of Multiple Creditors Against a Single Debtor, 51 the American Bankruptcy Law Journal (Winter, 1977); and 48 Okla. Bar Journal, P. 1567 (1977); Significant Developments in Commercial Law, 51 Okla. Bar Journal 9, P. 467 (March, 1980); a Nagging Commercial Problem Is Solved, 51 Okla. Bar Journal 26, P. 1605 (June, 1980); Oklahoma Adopts 1972 Amendments to Uniform Commercial Code, 7 Okla. City, U.L. Rev. 33 (1982); The Creditor Trap: Scheduling Debts as "Disputed, Contingent or Unliquidated" in Chapter 11 Cases, D. Kent Meyers and David L. Nunn, Quarterly Report, Conference on Consumer Finance Law (Spr. 1994); Private Enforcement of the Antitrust Laws Works Occasionally: The Board of Regents of the Univ. Of Okla. V. NCAA, A Case in Point, D. Kent Meyers and Ira Horowitz, 48 Okla. L. Rev. 669 (1995); Oklahoma's New Antitrust Reform Act, D. Kent Meyers and Michael Barnett, 69 Okla. Bar Journal 48 (Dec., 1998); and 24 Okla. City, U.L. Rev. 187 (1999); Recent Developments in Oklahoma Antitrust Law, D. Kent Meyers & Jennifer A. Dutton, 57 Okla. L. Rev. 4 (2005).