Tony Morales is Of Counsel at Chansolme Harroz Hays. He was born and raised in Shawnee and earned his B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma in 2006, and his J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College Of Law in 2011 where he was the inaugural recipient of the school’s Certificate in Natural Resources and Environmental Law.
During law school, he interned with the U.S. Department of Interior, litigated as a Student Attorney with the school’s Environmental Law Clinic, and was selected as an editor of The University of Denver Water Law Review. Directly after law school, he worked as an in-house petroleum landman for a Denver-based E&P company.
Tony’s civil practice is a true mix of transactional work and litigation, being particularly focused on the advisement and advocacy of his clients’ respective real, personal, and/or intellectual property rights.
He has experience helping a diverse client base of real estate developers; oil and gas operators, service companies, royalty owners, and investors; financial lenders and banking institutions; commercial medical marijuana entrepreneurs; municipalities, tribal housing authorities, and other quasi-governmental entities; creative arts professionals, as well as individual litigants and small business owners.
Tony is a past member of the Board of Editors for the Oklahoma Bar Journal, and is an active member of the Real Property, Energy & Natural Resources, Estate Planning & Probate, and Intellectual Property Sections of the OBA.
He and his wife, Annie, and their son, Magnus, live in Oklahoma City. Outside of the office, Tony is enthusiastic about golf, film, maps, and travel.