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Skyler Sikes represents oil and gas exploration and production (“E&P”) companies and private equity-backed firms in a range of oil and gas transactions, including upstream and midstream acquisitions and divestitures.

Previously served as a Legal Intern for Devon Energy

Association of International Petroleum Negotiators’ Grant Recipient 2018

Research Assistant, Professor Emeritus Owen Anderson, Oil and Gas Law, 2017

Prior Employment

  • Legal Intern, Devon Energy, 2017
  • Legal Extern, The Honorable Robert Bacharach, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, Oklahoma City, 2016
  • Research Assistant, Professor Joshua Sellers, Constitutional Law, 2016
  • Research Assistant, Professor Emeritus Owen Anderson, Oil and Gas Law, 2017

Honors & Affiliations


  • Grant Recipient, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, 2018


  • Member, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
  • Member, Federal Bar Association

Education & Admissions


  • J.D., 2018, University of Oklahoma College of Law; Oklahoma Law Review; American Jurisprudence Awards in Oil and Gas Contracts, Contracts, Torts, and Civil Procedure II; Dean’s Honor Roll; Phi Delta Phi; Secretary, Federal Bar Association; Chesapeake Energy Corporation Scholarship; Walter D. Hanson Scholarship; Aubrey M. Kerr Sr. Scholarship; Salem Civil Liberties Award (2017 & 2018)
  • B.A., 2015, University of Oklahoma; Top Ten Greek Award; Chief Justice, Oklahoma Interfraternity Council; Beta Theta Pi


  • Texas