LYNN A. PRINGLE received his undergraduate degree with high honors from the University of Oklahoma, and a Juris Doctorate from the National Law Center at George Washington University. Mr. Pringle's practice is concentrated in the areas of Corporate, Banking, Transactions, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law, and Civil Litigation. Mr. Pringle's banking and corporate practice includes an emphasis on merger and acquisition transactions. Mr. Pringle is also a principal of Pringle Publications Corporation, provider of PRINGLE® Products for financial institutions. Mr. Pringle has taught as an Adjunct Professor of Bankruptcy Law at the Oklahoma City University School of Law and served for many years as a member of the Panel of Arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association. He is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Bankruptcy and Reorganization Section (Director, 1983-95 and Chairman 1989-90), American Bar Association, and Oklahoma County Bar Associations. Mr. Pringle has contributed to many legal publications, including the Oklahoma Bar Journal, the Oklahoma City University Law Review, and the Consumer Finance Law Quarterly and is the principle author of PRINGLE® Retail Sales of Nondeposit Investment Products Policy and Audit Procedures and a contributing author to PRINGLE® Safety & Soundness Policies and Audit Procedures and PRINGLE TELLER PROMPT®. Mr. Pringle is also a frequent lecturer on corporate, banking, and bankruptcy issues to both industry and legal groups. Mr. Pringle is admitted to practice before the State Courts of Oklahoma, the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Tenth and Fifth Circuits, and the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Northern Districts of Oklahoma and the Northern District of Texas.
LAURA N. PRINGLE received her Juris Doctorate with Distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1976, completing her degree work at Emory University Law School. Her practice is concentrated primarily in the areas of Financial Institutions Regulatory Law, Banking, Commercial, and Corporate Law. Ms. Pringle is a principal of Pringle Publications Corporation, provider of PRINGLE® Products for financial institutions and is the primary author of PRINGLE® Compliance Policies & Audit Procedures and PRINGLE® Safety and Soundness Policies & Audit Procedures as well as other products for financial institutions, affiliates, and other related parties. Ms. Pringle has served as Co-Chairman of the Enforcement and Director’s Liability Committee of the Banking Committee of the American Bar Association.
Ms. Pringle has taught as an Adjunct Professor of Banking and Financial Institutions Law at the University of Oklahoma College of Law and as an Adjunct Professor of Banking Law at the Oklahoma City University School of Law. She also teaches bankers and lawyers at Banking Law Seminars and writes extensively for Banking and Legal Publications, including the Oklahoma Bar Journal, the Oklahoma Law Review, the Oklahoma City University Law Review, and the Consumer Finance Law Quarterly. Ms. Pringle chaired the Banking and Commercial Law Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association in 1981-1982. She has worked in-house and in private practice handling legal matters and preparing documents for Banks and other Financial Institutions, Bank Holding Companies and their subsidiaries, and affiliates relating to Regulatory, Litigation, and General Banking Law matters. Ms. Pringle worked as an attorney for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in the Atlanta, Georgia District Office and the Legal Department in the Comptroller's Washington, D.C. office. Ms Pringle served as the General Counsel for the Oklahoma Bankers Association from 1980-1989. She clerked as a law student for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. Ms. Pringle is a member of the Oklahoma and Texas Bars and has been admitted to practice before the State Courts of Oklahoma and Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.
MILES PRINGLE is a native Oklahoman and partner at the law firm Pringle & Pringle, P.C. The majority of his clients are financial institutions which he counsels on regulatory compliance issues, mergers and acquisitions, and vendor contracting. He also represents clients in litigation matters, strategic business planning, and succession and estate planning. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas, and his J.D. from the University of Missouri – Kansas City, where he was a member of the National Moot Court Team and was awarded the Best Brief for the Petitioner at the regional competition.
Miles is an active member of the Oklahoma Bar Association. He serves on the OBA’s Legislative Monitoring Committee and presented at the OBA’s Annual Legislative Reading Day and the Legislative Debrief. In conjunction with the Committee, Miles has met with Oklahoma Legislators on several occasions to educate them about the OBA and advocate for the preservation of the Judicial Nominating Commission. Miles has also had articles published by The Oklahoma Bar Journal.
For the past two years Miles has served as the Chairperson for the OBA’s Financial Institution and Commercial Law Section (FICL) and is a member of the OBA’s Section Leadership Council. While Chairperson for the FICL, the Section has conducted quarterly meetings, provided professional periodicals to its members, donated to the Bar Foundation, awarded scholarships to graduates from all three of Oklahoma’s law schools, and hosted an annual Banking and Commercial Law Update in coordination with the OBA.
Miles is also an active member of the Oklahoma County Bar Association. He is a member of the Briefcase Committee and responsible for publishing articles, such as changes to the Oklahoma Commercial Code and the impacts of the new medical marijuana laws. In June of this year, Miles was awarded the Geary L. Walke Briefcase Award for outstanding contribution to the Briefcase.
In addition to professional involvement, Miles is also involved in the Oklahoma City community. He is a board member for Rainbow Fleet Inc., an Oklahoma based nonprofit that has worked to provide educational child development programs and serves in Oklahoma and Cleveland Counties for more than 45 years, and services as its fundraising chair. He is a member of Oklahoma City’s Downtown Rotary Club and serves on its Program Committee. Miles has been a barrister member of the Luther Bohanon American Inn of Court XXIII and is a member of the Oklahoma Advisory Committee for the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition.
Miles and his wife, Andrea, live in Oklahoma City with their two dogs (Haley and Teddy Roosevelt).
David Poarch, Special Counsel
DAVID POARCH, Past-President of the Oklahoma Bar Association (2015), obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma and began his legal career as a federal prosecutor in Oklahoma City. Upon leaving the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Oklahoma, Poarch entered private practice where he represented individuals, businesses, and lending institutions in a broad range of civil and criminal matters. After joining as general counsel and chief operating officer for a privately held bank services company that was subsequently acquired by a Fortune 500 company, he was appointed Assistant Dean at the University of Oklahoma College of Law where he oversaw all external matters for the College and taught courses in law, professionalism, and trial practice to law students. He is an active member of a number of professional organizations and committees, elected to membership in several select professional organizations, and has twice served as an elected Governor on the governing board of the Oklahoma Bar Association. David Poarch is rated AV®Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell, which is the highest peer rating available for both legal ability and ethical integrity. He assists the firm actively in litigation and in business and estate planning as well as other matters.