Oklahoma Leadership in Law Profile: Fred A. Leibrock

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Fred A. Leibrock is an experienced trial attorney who has first- chaired dozens of jury trials. He is a shareholder and director in Phillips Murrah's Litigation Department. He primarily represents both privately held and public companies in a wide range of complex litigation matters, with an emphasis on multi-jurisdiction litigation. His trial experience is diverse and includes the defense and prosecution of cases involving real estate, insurance, election law, fraud, professional malpractice, personal injury, anti- competitive activity, racketeering, employment, lender liability and product liability.

In addition, Leibrock serves as a mediator and an arbitrator, receiving his training at the Center for Dispute Resolution in Boulder, Colo.

Leibrock said he always had some interest in the law, but it wasn't until his junior year at Texas Christian University that he knew he wanted to become a lawyer. The reason - Tarrant County District Judge Tom Wabash's constitutional law class.

"He approached the course with great vigor and taught us much about the intellectual, historical, political and practical application aspects of the law. Shortly after the semester commenced, I was hooked," he said.

Leibrock earned his bachelor's degree in political science from TCU in 1987. He graduated from Oklahoma City University School of Law with honors in 1990. While in law school, he served as staff editor of the Oklahoma City University Law Review.

Prior to joining Phillips Murrah in 1999, Leibrock was a partner at Noland, Upton & Leibrock. Born and raised in Mexico City, Leibrock is fully bilingual in English and Spanish. …