Luke Hayes, Attorney at Law

Luke Hayes joined Needham & Associates in 2016, and was made Managing Partner in early 2018. His practice primarily involves Oil and Gas Contracts, and rendering Oil and Gas Title Opinions. Luke formerly worked as a landman, spending years negotiating assignments and farmout agreements, and overseeing the acquisition of 25,000 net lease acres across emerging plays in Northern Oklahoma. He has also testified as an expert witness in land matters before the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. Luke applies his extensive 'real world' land experience to his everyday legal practice. Luke graduated Summa Cum Laude from John Brown University in 2008 with a degree in American History, and he was a part of JBU’s Honors Society.  Luke earned his Juris Doctor in 2012 from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where he was a member of the American Indian Law Review.