- Adjunct Professor
B.B.A., University of Oklahoma, 1984
J.D., University of Oklahoma, 1989
As a partner at Spencer Fane, Paul Trimble focuses his practice on oil and gas matters involving complex transactions and litigation. With more than 25 years of experience, he regularly serves local and regional clients in this rapidly changing industry with emerging opportunities and risks as well as the challenges of competition and governmental regulation. Trimble has served as in-house counsel for an energy company and as a private practice attorney, where he has litigated in federal and state courts as well as the Oklahoma Corporation Commission.
In addition to his successful track record as an attorney, Trimble gives back to the community by serving as an adjunct professor at his alma mater, the University of Oklahoma. At the university, he has taught in the Price College of Business as well as the Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering. In 2008, he was recognized as the inaugural recipient of the Dr. William H. Keown Distinguished Lectureship Award. Trimble currently serves as an adjunct professor of Oil and Gas Law at Oklahoma City University School of Law.
Trimble has also been recognized by Chambers USA and Best Lawyers in America.