Jones, Jr., Randolph L.

  Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
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Randy Jones' legal practice includes the following areas: federal and state energy regulatory matters, administrative proceedings and litigation; commercial law and litigation; environmental law, administrative proceedings and litigation; general civil litigation and appeals; international litigation and arbitrations; construction law and litigation; admiralty law; and juvenile litigation.

Mr. Jones has extensive experience with oil pipeline matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Regulatory Commission of Alaska and litigation, administrative proceedings, arbitration proceedings and commercial transactions domestically and internationally involving oil pipelines and refineries, natural gas pipelines and plants, electric generating facilities and coal mines (including two years as General Manager of Coal Sales domestically and internationally); environmental matters including due diligence reviews, consent orders, permitting, variance hearings, hazardous waste disposal and litigation; commercial trials, appeals, arbitrations and mediations as plaintiff and defendant; M&A, commercial law and admiralty experience domestically and internationally (handling transactions in ten countries); and representation of children in abuse/neglect and criminal trial proceedings.

  • University of Minnesota (J.D., 1974; B.A., summa cum laude, 1969)
Bar admissions & years: 
  • Wyoming - 2003
  • Oklahoma - 1995
  • Texas - 1976
  • Minnesota - 1974
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit - 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit - 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia - 1994
Memberships & Affiliations:
  • Teton County Bar Association
  • Wyoming Bar Association
  • Tulsa County Bar Association
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Minnesota Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • The Maritime Law Association of the United States
Other distinctions:
  • Has spoken at numerous seminars on environmental and antitrust matters.
  • MAPCO Petroleum, Inc. Vice President and General Counsel and Secretary 1987 - 1990
  • MAPCO Alaska, Inc. and MAPCO International, Inc. General Counsel 1982 - 1987
  • MAPCO, Inc. General Manager of Sales 1980 - 1982
  • El Paso Coal Company Senior Counsel 1974 - 1979
  • National Coal Association - American Mining
  • Congress Joint Surface Mining Committee 1977 - 1979
  • National Coal Association American Mining Congress Environmental Impact Subcommittee Former Chairman
  • Conner & Winters Juvenile Court Pro Bono Program Manager
  • Oklahoma Bar Association Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service 1999
  • Phi Beta Kappa
Seminars and Lectures: 
  • "Impact of Surface Mining Regulations on the Coal Industry," National Coal Lawyers Association 1978
  • "Bonding and Financial Responsibility Obligations under Surface Mining Regulations," various coal industry workshops 1978 - 1979
  • "Considerations and Issues which Arise in Connection with a Decision to Exploit Foreign Markets," Seminar on International Business Transactions, Oklahoma City University 1991
  • "Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990," national satellite teleconference
  • "Ask the Experts: 4th Annual Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Update", Oklahoma State University 1991
  • Taught short course on international sales/purchase agreements and agent agreements to Soviet Union Air Transportation Executives, Oklahoma City University 1991-1992
  • "Environmental Factors in Business Transactions, Real Estate Transactions, and Bankruptcy," Hazardous Waste Seminar, National Business Institute, Inc. 1992
  • "Environmental Considerations (including Due Diligence and Ethics) in Purchase and Sale Transactions and Bankruptcy,"
  • Environmental Law and Litigation for Businesses and Lenders Seminar, Oklahoma City University School of Law and Conference on Consumer Finance Law 1992
  • "International Sales Agreements and Dispute Resolution Provisions" presentation, University of Tulsa Law School 1994
  • "Tort and Liability of Teachers," University Center at Tulsa 1995
  • "Handling a Delinquency Case," Tulsa County Bar Association Juvenile Law Seminar
  • "Grazing and Brucellosis Issues in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks," Teton Science School, Wyoming 2000