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David Schaffer

David J. Schaffer’s law practice is focused in the area of oil and gas transactions.  He maintains a very active title examination practice involving complex drillsite, division order, acquisition and lender opinions.  David provides counsel to upstream energy companies with regard to their acquisition and divestiture projects, including drafting and negotiating exploration agreements, purchase and sale agreements, and other transactions involving oil and gas properties.

David was born and raised in Tulsa.  Prior to law school, he worked as a financial analyst for a venture capitalist in New York, New York.


  • University of Oklahoma, J.D., with distinction, 2000
  • Georgetown University, B.S.B.A., 1997

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Oklahoma
  • State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court – Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Professional Affiliations

  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Tulsa County Bar Association 
  • Tulsa Association of Petroleum Landmen
  • Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association