Chris A. Tytanic

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Areas of Interest

  • Adjunct Professor


B.A., University of Oklahoma, 1983

J.D., University of Oklahoma, 1986

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Research Interests

  • Wind Law
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Compliance
  • Regulatory


Chris Tytanic currently is the General Counsel of M3. Prior to that, Tytanic spent almost 25 years as in-house counsel for Kerr-McGee Corporation and Devon Energy Corporation both headquartered in Oklahoma City providing legal services to several of the business units supporting international and domestic energy activities, corporate compliance and shared services. Prior to his corporate practice, Tytanic worked a short period in private practice. Tytanic is experienced in transactional, litigation and regulatory issues related to the above businesses.

As an AV rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, Tytanic is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association (past Chairman of the Indian Law Section and Past Chairman of the Energy and Natural Resources Section), Oklahoma City Mineral Lawyers Society (Past President), Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (Past Executive Committee Member), Robert J. Turner Inns of Court (Master), Oklahoma Lawyers for Children (Advocate), Oklahoma Academy for State Goals (Executive Committee Member), and Oklahoma City Downtown Kiwanis Club (Past President). 

Tytanic is authorized to practice law before the Oklahoma Supreme Court; Oklahoma Court of Appeals; all Oklahoma District Courts; U.S. District Court for the Western, Eastern, and Northern Districts of Oklahoma; and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

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Awards & Honors

Martindale-Hubbell (AV Rated Attorney)

Kerr-McGee (LEAP Award)

Devon (STEP Award)

Outstanding Young Men of America

Phi Beta Kappa

Golden Key National Honor Society

Phi Delta Phi

Scholastic All-American

Omicron Delta Kappa

Professional Associations

Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (Former Director and Vice President)

Oklahoma Bar Association (Former Chair of Energy and Natural Resources Section and former Chair of Indian Law Section)

Oklahoma City Mineral Lawyers Society (Former President)

Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association (Legal and Legislative Committees Member)

Oklahoma Independent Oil and Gas Association (Legislative and Regulatory Committees Member)

Texas Oil and Gas Association (Legal Committee Member)

University of Oklahoma Eugene Kuntz Oil and Gas Conference (Executive Committee Member)

Turner American Inns of Court (Master)

Rose State College (Board of Trustees Member)

St. Gregory's University (Board of Trustees Member)


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