KRISTOPHER E. KOEPSEL

President

Kristopher E. Koepsel is a shareholder in the firm’s Tulsa office. A skilled litigator, he navigates complex issues in the areas of business and commercial law, civil litigation, civil rights, employment and labor law, environmental law, government and politics, insurance and “bad faith”, medical and professional negligence, personal injury, product liability, real estate and transportation law.

Mr. Koepsel obtained a Juris Doctor and Certificate in Resources Energy and Environmental Law from The University of Tulsa College of Law in 2001. He earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology and political science from Knox College in 1995. During law school he served as a summer associate for Riggs Abney and served as executive notes and comments editor for the Energy Law Journal.

Mr. Koepsel is a member of both the Tulsa County Bar Association and the Oklahoma Bar Association. He previously served as an adjunct professor of a graduate course in legal aspects at Oklahoma State University. He was honored as one of The Journal Record's Most Admired CEO's in 2020.

Board Service

Autism Center of Tulsa – Vice-President of Board (2010-13), Board Member (2006-13), Advisory Board Member (2014-16)
Keep Oklahoma Beautiful – Board Member (2013-19)
Sutton Avian Research Center – Vice Chairman (2013-15), Board Member (2011-Present)
Camp Lutherhoma – Chairman (2011-15), Board Member (2009-17)
Art Alliance of Tulsa – Board Member (2019-Present)
The University of Tulsa College of Law, Law Alumni Board of Directors (2019-Present)
Wild Brew Fundraiser – Co-Chair (2012 & 2013)

Speaking Engagements

NORA 9th Annual Northeast Oklahoma Regional Summit Presenter on using TIF Districts to Fund Your Community Project and overview of the Local Development Act (2017)
Panelist for Tulsa County Bar Association and University Tulsa College of Law on Diversity Issues in Hiring (2017)
LegalShield Elevate Conference Presenter (2017)
CLE regarding Public Trusts for the Mayes County Bar Association (2015), Rogers County Bar Association (2015)
Tulsa Community College – Young Scholars Program Guest Speaker (2002-06)

Office: 918-587-3161
Cell: 918-633-8147
Address: Riggs Abney
502 W. 6th Street
Tulsa, OK 74119-1010
Email: kkoepsel@riggsabney.com
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