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Thomas L. Vogt

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Tulsa, OK

Jones Gotcher
15 East Fifth Street, Suite 3800
Tulsa, OK 74103
Phone: 918-921-4954
Fax: 918-583-1189
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2022
Licensed in Oklahoma Since: 1984
Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Real Estate: Business, Construction Litigation: Business, Employment Litigation: Defense
Attorney Profile

An attorney with Jones Gotcher Attorneys & Counselors since 1984, Thomas L. Vogt has been a partner at the Tulsa, Oklahoma-based firm since 1989. His varied practice includes complex commercial litigation, the representation of creditors in proceedings arising under Chapters 7, 11, 12 and 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, labor and employment matters, real estate disputes and transactions, and education law. Mr. Vogt represents individuals and businesses throughout the Tulsa area, including a local community college, a major oil and gas refinery, and commercial real estate owners and developers.

Mr. Vogt attended the University of Oklahoma as an undergraduate, receiving a bachelor of business administration in accounting with distinction in 1981. He pursued his legal studies at the University of Oklahoma College of Law and obtained his Juris Doctor with highest honors in 1984. At his graduation, he was named a member of the Order of the Coif. Admitted to practice before all Oklahoma state courts, Mr. Vogt is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Western, Eastern and Northern Districts of Oklahoma, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit. Held in high regard by his fellow attorneys, Mr. Vogt has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

A member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys, Mr. Vogt is also an active participant in the Tulsa Bar Association. His other professional memberships include the Section of Labor and Employment Law and the Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law of the American Bar Association. Active in his community as well, Mr. Vogt is a life member of the board of directors of Tulsa Boys’ Home.

*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
  • 30%Business Litigation
  • 30%Real Estate: Business
  • 20%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 20%Employment Litigation: Defense
Focus Areas

Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance, Construction Defects, Employment Law - Employer


15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2022

About Thomas L. Vogt

First Admitted: 1984, Oklahoma

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Educational Background

  • University of Oklahoma, Bachelor of Business Administration, with Distinction, 1981

Pro bono/Community Service

  • National Association of College and University Attorneys, Member
  • Tulsa Zoo Friends, Board Member
  • Tulsa Boys Home, Executive Committee
  • Union Public Schools, Long-Range Planning Committee 
  • Tulsa Boys Home, Board of Directors, 1994-Present
  • Foundation for Tulsa Schools, Board Member

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Courts for the Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern Districts of Oklahoma
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern Districts of Oklahoma
  • Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals
  • Tulsa County Bar Association, Member


  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Highest Honors, University of Oklahoma, 1984
  • Named to Tulsa Business Journal’s legal “dream team”, 2006
  • Lawyer of the Year, Litigation – Real Estate
  • Order of the Coif, University of Oklahoma College of Law
  • Oklahoma Super Lawyer
  • America’s Top 100 Attorneys

Representative Clients

  • Copperhead Pipeline and Construction
  • Grand River Dam Authority
  • Sinclair Tulsa Refinery
  • Arena Football League
  • The Salvation Army
  • Glover Chevrolet
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Office Location for Thomas L. Vogt

15 East Fifth Street
Suite 3800
Tulsa, OK 74103

Phone: 918-921-4954

Fax: 918-583-1189

Last Updated: 7/30/2022

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