Corporate Counsel Externships

Healthcare Placements

St. Anthony Hospital

St. Anthony Hospital is a large general hospital located in downtown Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It is the oldest hospital in the state and one of 19 operated by SSM Health, a not-for-profit Roman Catholic care provider. Right down the road from OCU Law, St Anthony Hospital provides patients with exceptional healthcare services.

Integris Health

INTEGRIS Health is the state’s largest Oklahoma-owned healthcare corporation and one of the state’s largest private employers (about 9,000 employees statewide), with hospitals, rehabilitation centers, physician clinics, mental health facilities, fitness centers, independent living centers, and home health agencies throughout much of the state. Corporate headquarters are located on the campus of INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City.

HealthCrest Surgical Partners

HealthCrest Surgical Partners is an industry-leading ASC development and management company focused on partnering with physicians and employees to create an outstanding patient experience while maximizing partner and shareholder value.

Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

An internationally prominent faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and new technology combine to make the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center a leader in education, research, and patient care. One of only four comprehensive academic health centers in the nation with seven professional colleges – Allied Health, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Graduate Studies – the OU Health Sciences Center serves approximately 4,000 students in more than 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs on campuses in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.

Finance/Banking Placements

MidFirst Bank

MidFirst Bank offers a full range of commercial, trust, private banking, and mortgage banking products and services. MidFirst is a strong commercial real estate lender and a major servicer of mortgage loans nationally. Their primary markets include Oklahoma City, Phoenix, Tulsa, and western Oklahoma with commercial real estate lending offices in Chicago, Houston, New York, and Southern California.

Glia Group/ is a joint effort by Glia Group, Inc. and the Bankers Information Network. The principals behind Glia Group are familiar to many bankers. Mary Beth Guard spent many years as a banking lawyer, serving as general counsel for the Oklahoma Banking Department and the Oklahoma Bankers Association.


BancFirst Corporation is an Oklahoma business corporation and a financial holding company under Federal law. It conducts virtually all of its operating activities through its principal wholly owned subsidiary, BancFirst, a state-chartered bank headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Bank 7

Bank7 is a full-service Oklahoma-based community bank chartered in 2004. With locations in Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas, Bank7 has expanded its footprint to service the communities in which we live.

Legacy Bank

Legacy Bank provides banking products and services. It offers personal checking accounts, business checking accounts, savings accounts, time deposits, automobile loans, installment loans, boat/RV/ATV loans, unsecured debt consolidation loans, cash secured loans, commercial loans, and agriculture loans; along with trust and financial services.

American Bank Systems

American Bank Systems (ABS) creates specialized software systems to increase day-to-day efficiencies for small, mid-sized, and large banks, including credit unions and thrifts located throughout the U.S. ABS also provides consulting services to community banks. ABS systems and services deal with federal consumer protection regulations, state lending and deposit laws, and document management.


BancInsure Inc. provides insurance services. The company offers financial and institution bonds, liability, kidnap, ransom and extortion products, health saving, flood, and other insurance products to community banks and financial institutions.

Education Placements

Oklahoma Christian University

What began in 1950 as Central Christian College (with an enrollment of 97) has grown into a comprehensive Christian university serving almost 2,600 students.

Oklahoma City University

As a top liberal arts & sciences university, Oklahoma City University has been leading students to their creative edge for more than a century.

University of Central Oklahoma

The University of Central Oklahoma is Oklahoma’s metropolitan university, committed to helping students learn. UCO embraces its role as a collaborative partner and leader to meet the educational, business, and community aspirations of the Greater Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area.

Energy Placements

SandRidge Energy, Inc.

SandRidge Energy, Inc. is an oil exploration and production company headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. SandRidge’s drilling activities are focused on its oil properties in the Permian Basin and Mid-Continent. The Company also maintains production in the regions of West Texas, the Gulf Coast, and the Gulf of Mexico. In addition, Lariat Services, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SandRidge, owns and operates a drilling rig and related oil field services business.

Western Farmers Electric Cooperative

Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC) is a generation and transmission cooperative that provides essential electric service to 21-member cooperatives, Altus Air Force Base, and other power users. WFEC has been in existence for 75 years, and has grown into Oklahoma’s largest locally owned power supply system.

Chesapeake Energy

Chesapeake Energy Corporation is an American petroleum and natural gas exploration and production company headquartered in Oklahoma City.

Devon Energy

Devon Energy Corporation is a leading independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company. Devon’s operations are focused onshore in the United States and Canada.

Chaparral Energy

Chaparral Energy operations stretch across Oklahoma’s fast-growing, highly economical STACK Play located primarily across Blaine, Canadian, Garfield, Kingfisher, and Major counties. Fueled by our more than 200 talented employees, Chaparral has grown from humble beginnings to a resource base with potential reserves of more than 1 billion barrels of oil equivalent (Boe).

Retail Placements

Love’s Travel Stops

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is a North American family-owned chain of more than 450 truck stop and convenience stores in 41 states.

Hobby Lobby

Today, with more than 800 stores, Hobby Lobby is the largest privately owned arts-and-crafts retailer in the world with approximately 32,000 employees and operating in forty-seven states. Hobby Lobby is primarily an arts-and-crafts store but also includes hobbies, picture framing, jewelry making, fabrics, floral and wedding supplies, cards and party ware, baskets, wearable art, home accents, and holiday merchandise.

Sonic Corporation

For more than 60 years, SONIC, America’s Drive-In has built a dominant position in the drive-in restaurant business. Today, SONIC is the largest chain of drive-in restaurants in America.

Nonprofit Placements

Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City

The Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City, Inc. was established in 1946 as an affiliate of the National Urban League and a United Way Partner Agency. Their mission is to assist African Americans, other minorities, and the poor to achieve social and economic equality.

Sunbeam Family Services

Sunbeam’s mission is to provide people of all ages with help, hope, and the opportunity to succeed through Early Childhood, Foster Care, Counseling, and Senior Services.

Oklahoma City Community Foundation

The Oklahoma City Community Foundation is a local nonprofit whose mission is to help donors in the community most effectively channel their charitable giving to achieve their goals.

Mental Health Association of Oklahoma

Mental Health Association Oklahoma is dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental disorders, and achieving victory over mental illness through advocacy, education, research, service, and housing.