T. Luke Abel

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Abel Law Firm
T. Luke Abel
Abel Law Firm

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability; view more

Licensed in Oklahoma since: 2006

Education: The University of Oklahoma College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2010, 2013 - 2019
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Abel Law Firm

900 Northeast 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105 Visit website


T. Luke Abel is an attorney with the Abel Law Firm in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Nationally recognized as one of the top trial advocates in the country, Mr. Abel has more than 15 years of experience representing plaintiff clients throughout the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Personal injury

· Products liability

· Car and truck accidents

· Wrongful death

· Medical Malpractice

· Nursing home negligence

· Insurance litigation

Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Abel has gained considerable success fighting for the rights and entitlements of innocent accident victims and their families. A veteran of trials in state and federal courts across his region and widely regarded for his exceptional negotiation abilities, he has secured millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients, including a $15 million jury verdict and many other multimillion-dollar awards.

Whether inside or outside of the courtroom, Mr. Abel is fully devoted to helping his clients secure the maximum amount of the damages they incurred, and he has earned praise for his exemplary professionalism and outstanding service to those in need. Among his most notable accolades, Mr. Abel holds an AV-Preeminent peer-review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, The National Trial Lawyers voted him a Top 100 Lawyer and Top 10 Trucking Trial Lawyer, he was selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers of America, and named Lawyer of the Year in Plaintiff's Product Liability Litigation (2023). He has also earned Superb client ratings on Avvo, and he has received many positive testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 2003 graduate of The University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Mr. Abel studied at Brasenose College in Oxford, England, before obtaining his Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2006. The Oklahoma Bar Association admitted him to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.

A leader in his field, Mr. Abel has served as vice chairman of the Oklahoma Bar Association's Legislative Monitoring Committee. He is also a member of the board of directors and past President (2021) of Oklahoma Association for Justice.  He is a member, and former member of the board of directors, of the Oklahoma County Bar Association.  In addition, he is a member of the American Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division and Litigation Committee as well as the organization's Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section.

Dedicated to helping those less fortunate in his community, Mr. Abel also volunteers with Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma and assists in the organization's fundraising efforts.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Dental Malpractice, Dram Shop Laws, Informed Consent, Medical Devices, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 60% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2006, Oklahoma

Professional Webpage: http://www.abellawfirm.com/about/t-luke-abel/

  • Selected as a “Super Lawyer” from 2020 - present with Super Lawyers publication, Super Lawyers
  • Top 10 Trucking Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers
  • Pi Kappa Phi Honor Fraternity
  • American Jurisprudence Award for Trial Techniques
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
  • Selected as a “Rising Star” in 2010 and 2013 – 2019 with Super Lawyer publication, Super Lawyers
  • Rated AV – the highest rating by the Martindale peer review system, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top 100 Civil Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern Districts of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern Districts of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Courts for the Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • Oklahoma Association for Justice, President (2021), Board of Directors and Executive Committee
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2017
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Member; Vice Chairman, 2011-2016, Legislative Monitoring; American Bar Association, Member, Young Lawyers Division & Litigation Committee and Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section Member; American Association for Justice, Member; Oklahoma Lawyers For Children, Volunteer Attorney
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Oklahoma City fundraising team
  • Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma
Educational Background:
  • Brasenose College, Oxford, England
  • University of Oklahoma, Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, 2003
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Strickland v. Stephens Production Company, et al., 2018 OK 6, 411 P.3d 369 - Oklahoma Supreme Court holding a portion of Title 85A is an unconstitutional special law, 2018
  • Beason v. IE Miller Services, Inc., OK County Case No. CJ-2012-4758 - $15,000,000.00 jury verdict, which led to the Oklahoma Supreme Court finding Oklahoma's non-economic damages cap to be unconstitutional., 2015

Office location for T. Luke Abel

900 Northeast 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Phone: 405-239-7046


4 Years Super Lawyers
8 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2010, 2013 - 2019

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