Thomas G. Potts,of counsel. Mr. Potts was born at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, September 17, 1948. He was admitted to the Oklahoma Bar and to U.S. Tax Court in 1977; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas in 1978; U. S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma in 1980; U.S. Court of Federal Claims and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit in 1981; and to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1983.
Mr. Potts received a B.A. from the University of Oklahoma in1970; a M.S.B.A., cum laude, from Boston University in 1974; a J.D. from the University of Tulsa in 1976; a L.L.M. in Taxation from Southern Methodist University in 1980. He was a member of Phi Delta Phi and a staff member of the Tulsa Law Journal in 1976.
He has been named in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Taxation in 1991 and from 1994 to the present and was listed in Oklahoma Super Lawyers in 2006.
He served as Staff Attorney, Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, 1977 – 1980. He donated his time as an Adjunct Federal Settlement Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma from 1992 through 2003. He held the position of Tax Attorney, Cities Service Company from 1980 through1982. Mr. Potts also served as a 1st Lt. Infantry in the U.S. Army and as a Colonel in the U.S. Air Force (Reserve, Ret.). Mr. Potts is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and the International Society of Primerus Law Firms. Mr. Potts practices in the areas of Tax Litigation and Criminal Taxation.