James E. Weger

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Jones Gotcher
James E. Weger
Jones Gotcher

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Construction Litigation, Real Estate; view more

Licensed in Oklahoma since: 1982

Education: The University of Oklahoma College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

Jones Gotcher

15 East Fifth Street
Suite 3800
Tulsa, OK 74103 Visit website


James E. Weger is the president and managing partner of Jones ,  Gotcher & Bogan pc. Attorneys & Counselors, located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Focusing his practice on complex commercial litigation, he represents companies throughout the area in a wide variety of cases, including commercial real estate and construction contract disputes, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission defense, trademark infringement, securities violations, and antitrust and environmental matters. His clients include banking institutions, insurance companies, real estate brokerages, public educational institutions and media companies. Mr. Weger has also provided defense representation to professionals who are facing errors and omissions liability claims.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Weger attended the University of Oklahoma, receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1979. Remaining in Norman, he attended the University of Oklahoma College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1982. While in law school, Mr. Weger studied abroad at The Queen's College, at  the University of Oxford. He is admitted to practice before all Oklahoma state courts. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Western and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Highly regarded by his colleagues, Mr. Weger has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

Since 1995, Mr. Weger has served as an adjunct settlement judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma. A former chairman of the Employment Law Section of the Tulsa County Bar Association, he is a member of the Section of Antitrust Law of the American Bar Association. Mr. Weger has also held leadership positions in various community nonprofit organizations, including the Philbrook Museum of Art and the Tulsa Opera. Mr Weger also served on the Oklahoma able commission for 4 years serving as its chairman in 2020.

*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

Business Litigation, Construction Litigation: Business, Real Estate: Business

Focus areas

Condominiums & Cooperatives, Construction Defects, Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance, Non-Compete Agreements, Short Sale, Trade Secret

  • 50% Business Litigation
  • 30% Construction Litigation: Business
  • 20% Real Estate: Business

First Admitted: 1982, Oklahoma

Professional Webpage: https://jonesgotcher.com/james-e-weger/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Tulsa Metro Chamber of Commerce
  • served on the Oklahoma A.B.L.E. comission. served and chairman in 2020
  • Theatre Arts
  • Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa Opera, United Way, the Center for Physically Limited
  • President of the Summit Club
Educational Background:
  • University Of Oxford, Queens College, 1980
  • University Of Oklahoma, B.B.A., 1979
  • Public Service Award, A.B.A., 1991
  • Golden Gavel Award, O.B.A., 1992
  • AV-Rated lawyer, Martindale-Hubbell
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S.D.C Northern District of Oklahoma, Adjunct Settlement Judge, 1995
  • Oklahoma Supreme Court, 1982
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the 10th circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Representative Clients:
  • have represented jpmc in many jury and non jury cases since 2000, 2000
  • I have handled most of Flintcos commercial construction claims in many setting including jury and non jury trial and arbitrations. , 1995
  • sold 40 million corporation to an national entity, 2020
  • have represented Flintco in many cases surrounding construction litigation

Office location for James E. Weger

15 East Fifth Street
Suite 3800
Tulsa, OK 74103

Phone: 918-921-4954


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

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