Bryan E. Stanton

Bryan E. Stanton

Oklahoma City, OK


Phone: 405-552-5289
Fax: 405-235-2904

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Bryan was born in San Antonio, Texas, and was raised in Tulsa. He and his wife Jeanette have two sons, Jackson and Collin. Prior to joining Pierce Couch, Bryan practiced as a partner and member at several defense firms. He began his practice with Pierce Couch in 2014 and made partner in 2016.

As an experienced trial lawyer, Bryan has handled complex cases in both state and federal courts. He routinely handles the defense of large, catastrophic losses on behalf of transportation and logistics companies, including as primary Oklahoma counsel to a Fortune Global 100 logistics company. In addition to trucking cases, Bryan has experience handling products liability, medical malpractice, bad faith, construction and other matters.

Bryan received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Oklahoma and Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Tulsa. He is a member of the Oklahoma Bar and all Oklahoma federal courts. He is also a proud member of Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA), Defense Research Institute, Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel, Transportation Lawyers Association and IADC. The Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory has rated Bryan as AV Preeminent, its highest rating and has been recognized as a top rated Transportation attorney by Super Lawyers.

While not practicing law, Bryan enjoys spending time with his family, watching OU/Thunder sports, reading, playing guitar, cycling and running.

Bar Admissions:

  • Oklahoma, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2005


  • University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 2001
    Law Review: Tulsa Law Review, Senior Staff, 1999-2001
  • University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, 1998
    Honors: Dean’s List
    Major: Journalism

Representative Cases:

Honors and Awards:

  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2014 to present
  • Selected for inclusion in Oklahoma Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2013 to 2015
  • Selected for inclusion in Oklahoma Super Lawyers, 2017 to 2019



  • Front End Triage: Recognizing and Overcoming the Catastrophic Claim, 2018, USLAW Transportation & Logistics Exchange, February 9, 2018
  • Client Summit, Strategies to Avert Risk in the Connectivity Age: The Good, Bad and Ugly of Mobile Phone Data, April 11, 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Member
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association, Member
  • Transportation Lawyers Association, Member
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association, Member
  • Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Robert J. Turner American Inn of Court, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • USLAW, Member
  • International Association of Defense Counsel, Member

Areas of Practice:

  • Transportation Law
  • General Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Auto Liability and Uninsured Motorists
  • Product Liability
  • Building and Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Environmental and Toxic Torts
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