Hugh M. Robert graduated from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 2008. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Tulsa (B.A. ’94). He focuses on complex litigation cases including non-profit litigation and compliance, business transactions and tort, and products liability.
While at the University of Tulsa College of Law, he served as Articles Editor for the peer-reviewed Energy Law Journal. He was a member of the Phi Delta Phi honors fraternity and was on the Dean’s honor roll while holding several offices in the Law & Medicine Society.
He has received a number of awards including the Outstanding Service Award from the Law & Medicine Society, Phi Delta Phi Professional Responsibility Award, and CALI Awards (highest grade) in Mental Health Disability Law, Civil Procedure, Pre-Trial Practice, and Professional Responsibility.
He also received the Martin H. Belsky Award in Public Interest Law for his demonstrated commitment in the areas of public service, diversity, religious respect and promotion of constitutional values in 2008. He has published Lessons of Prudhoe Bay: An Examination of Low-Stress Pipelines Regulations in the American Bar Association Energy Committee Newsletter (Vol. 5, No. 3, p. 10-13, June 2008). Hugh has also published “Election 2010: How and Why to Be Involved?” in the Advocate (the Journal of the Oklahoma Association for Justice), vol. 40, no. 1, Winter 2009 and “A Thumbnail of Prospective v. Retroactive Application” in the Advocate, vol. 41, no. 1, Spring 2010.
Hugh currently serves on the advisory board of Iron Gate, Secretary, Board of Directors of the COMMON Foundation, Community Service Committee Chair for the Young Lawyers Division for the Tulsa County Bar Association, on the community service committee for the Oklahoma Association for Justice, and University of Tulsa College of Law Alumni Board. He was awarded The University of Tulsa College of Law Distinguished Young Alumni in 2010. He also serves as the Second Vice President on the International Board of Directors of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity.
He is a member of the Tulsa County Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, Oklahoma Association for Justice, American Association for Justice, American Bar Association, and Hudson Hall Wheaton Chapter of the American Inns of Court. He also serves the Tulsa County courts as an adjunct settlement judge.
Phi Delta Phi; Kappa Sigma (President) Articles Editor, Energy Law Journal. VP and Treasurer, Law and Medicine Society. OAJ Student Member. Recipient: CALI Awards in Mental Health Disability, Civil Procedure, Professional Responsibility and Pre-Trial Practice; Martin II Belsky Award in Public Interest Law; Certificate in Legal Studies, University of Tulsa. Listed: Top Twenty Senior; Dean’s Honor Roll; Leslie Rogers Scholarship; Thornton Memorial Scholarship.