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Mac D. Finlayson

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Oklahoma Creditors’ Rights, Bankruptcy and Litigation Lawyer

Mac D. Finlayson is senior counsel with Eller and Detrich. Mr. Finlayson graduated from Drury College (B.A. degree, cum laude, 1973). and the University of Tulsa (J.D., 1976), and has been engaged in the private practice of law in Tulsa, Oklahoma since that time, emphasizing commercial litigation, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy law. He is nationally recognized for his expertise in the defense of guarantors of student loans in bankruptcy dischargeability adversary proceedings. He is board-certified by the American Board of Certification as one of only two “triple-certified” attorneys in the United States in creditors’ rights law, business and consumer bankruptcy law and is a Director and Officer (President, 2014) of that organization. He has also been conferred the designation of Certified Fraud Examiner by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Mr. Finlayson has been peer-reviewed by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell®l as an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated lawyer, the highest rating available addressing both legal ability and ethical standards.

Mr. Finlayson is an active member, Paul Harris Fellow and Community Fellow of the Rotary Club of Tulsa, serving multiple terms on its Board of Directors, and honored as its 2009 Rotarian of the Year. He chaired the Rotary Club of Tulsa’s Henry P. Iba Citizen Athlete Awards in 2005 and has overseen its honorees and speakers selection for over 15 years. He is a mentor and fire safety educator at Celia Clinton Elementary School, and is a volunteer firefighter and Captain of the Beggs Rural Fire Dept.

Core areas of practice and experience:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Collections
  • Creditors’ rights
  • Commercial law

Bar admission

  • Oklahoma, 1976
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1976
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern & Western Districts of Arkansas, 1979
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979


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