Leadership in Law Profile: Marchi C. McCartney, Oklahoma Corporation Commission

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Leadership in Law Profile: Marchi C. McCartney, Oklahoma Corporation Commission


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Becoming a civil servant is a rewarding, but often thankless job. Yet an innate spirit of giving makes it an ideal choice for individuals such as Marchi McCartney, director of the Transportation Division for the Oklahoma Corporation Commission.

In her "day job," McCartney has the daunting task of administering and enforcing federal and state laws, interstate and international compacts, and Corporation Commission rules as they relate to motor carriers, commercial motor vehicles, pipeline safety and rail-crossing safety. She supervises a staff of 130 and works directly with the Oklahoma Legislature and other state and national officials.

"I have been serving in the public sector for over 18 years now, and during this period I have had the opportunity to serve in various capacities," McCartney said. "My philosophy in everything I do in life is to 'treat others as you would like to be treated.' It is important to treat all people with consideration, respect, fairness and compassion, whether you're involved in work activities or civic activities."

McCartney has earned her chops, beginning with the commission in 1990 and working her way up from assistant general counsel and deputy general counsel to director of the Consumer Services Division to her current assignment as Transportation Division director, a title she has held since 2005. Yet the legal field is a different career path than she had originally envisioned.

"The idea of studying law was something that always interested me. After being out of college for a number of years and working in the oil and gas business and in civil engineering, I moved to Oklahoma and had the opportunity to apply to law school," she said. …

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