Philip Hixon is particularly effective in utilizing his litigation skills to help his clients avoid the costs of the litigation process through planning and negotiation. His analytical capabilities have proven invaluable to his clients in discovering and solving pitfalls in complex contracts and transactions. Mr. Hixon focuses his practice in general civil, commercial, construction, environmental litigation and appellate matters. Mr. Hixon has years of experience effectively resolving litigated claims both small and large, including a number of successful outcomes achieved in arbitration and both state and federal appellate courts. Mr. Hixon served as part of the legal defense team in the Oklahoma Attorney General's litigation against the poultry industry.
Mr. Hixon is a member of the State Bar of Oklahoma, the American Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute (DRI), the Federalist Society, and the Tulsa County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice before all United States District Courts in Oklahoma, the United States Court of Federal Claims, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.
As a member of the Tulsa County Bar Association, he has served on the organizationís board of directors as chairperson of the various committees. Mr. Hixon was named the Tulsa County Bar Association Outstanding Young Lawyer for 2003-2004 and was presented a Presidentís Award for the same period. Mr. Hixon serves on the board of directors of Tulsa Habitat for Humanity and is a member of the Commission on Clergy for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Oklahoma. He has also served on the board of Rebuilding Together Tulsa.
Mr. Hixon earned his J.D., summa cum laude, from Oklahoma City University School of Law in 2001. While in law school, Mr. Hixon served as Managing Editor of the Oklahoma City University Law Review and was a member of Phi Delta Phi.