Christopher B. Woods


Office: Tulsa

Phone: 918.592.9848
Fax: 918.599.6348
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Christopher Woods serves as a director in the firm’s Tulsa office, where his practice concentrates on the litigation of complex business and commercial transactions. He is a member of the Banking & Financial Institutions and Energy & Natural Resources practice groups, covering a broad range of business litigation matters with an emphasis on litigation involving energy companies, financial institutions and insurance companies. Christopher also has experience in banking, commercial transactions and electronic commerce. During his career, he has represented leading corporations in a variety of industries in both state and federal courts.

Christopher is admitted to practice in all state courts in Oklahoma, as well as the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. Christopher's achievements have earned him inclusion in Best Lawyers and Oklahoma Super Lawyers.

Christopher received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in economics from the University of Oklahoma in 1996. He earned his Juris Doctor in 2000 from the University of Oklahoma, where he graduated first academically in his law class and served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Oklahoma Law Review.

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Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America in Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Real Estate (2012 - Present)

Published Works

  • Stored Value Cards, 49 Consumers Fin. L. Q. Rep. 211, Fall, 2005
  • Overview of the USA PATRIOT Act, 56 Consumer Fin. L.Q. Rep. 332, Summer/Fall, 2002
  • Determining Repugnancy in an Electronic Age: Excluded Transactions Under Electronic Writing and Signature Legislation, 52 Okla. L. Rev. 411, 1999
  • Stored Value Cards, Subchapter in The Law of Modern Payment Systems and Notes
  • Stored Value Cards, Oklahoma Bar Journal, Vol. 77, No. 21, 8/05/2006
  • Beware of Strangers Bearing Gift Cards, Business Law Today, Nov./Dec. 2004 (co-authored with Judith Rinearson)
  • Update on Prepaid Card Laws and Regulation, 61 Consumer Fin. L.Q. Rep. 815, Winter 2007

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, 2016 Oklahoma Judicial Conference, July 21, 2016

Classes Taught

  • Stored Value Cards, 2006 Commercial Law Update, Dec. 7, 2006
  • Stored Value Cards, Bank Account, Checking and Payment Transactions, April 28, 2006
  • Update on Stored Value Cards, 2005 Commercial Law Update, Dec. 8, 2005
  • The Law of Stored Value Cards, 2004 Commercial Law Update, Dec. 10, 2004
  • Customer Identification Programs: A Review of the Regulations Implementing Section
  • 326 of the USA Patriot Act, 2003 Commercial Law Update, Dec. 2003
  • Revisions to U.C.C. Article 2, Tulsa County Bar Association Corporate Counsel Section, Dec. 2003
  • The USA PATRIOT Act, 2002 Commercial Law Update, Dec. 2002
  • The Uniform Money Services Act, 2002 Commercial Law Update, Dec. 2002
  • The Uniform Computer Information Transaction Act, 2001 Commercial Law Update, Dec. 2001
  • The Uniform Electronic Transactions Act and E-Sign, Oklahoma City Association of Petroleum Landmen, May 2001
  • The Uniform Electronic Transactions Act and E-Sign, Tulsa County Bar Association Corporate Counsel Section, March 2001
  • Update on the Oklahoma Consumer Credit Code, 2000 Commercial Law Update, Dec. 2000
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