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Howard Berkson

Attorney at Law

Howard focuses on business and employment law, contract enforcement, judgment enforcement, collections, and personal injury.

Berkson is a dedicated, practical, and detail-oriented attorney licensed to practice in every state court of Oklahoma and the United States Northern and Eastern District Courts. He graduated from the University of Tulsa College of Law with Honors. While there, he received awards for highest grade in trial practice, legal research, and civil procedure. He was also the Executive Notes and Comments Editor for the Energy Law Journal, the official journal of the Energy Bar Association in Washington, D.C. The Energy Law Journal is one of the few peer-reviewed journals in the legal profession.

"Having spent time in several executive-level positions, I truly understand how to serve my clients' needs, whether they are navigating employment or business law."

Front of Boston Ave Law OfficePrior to becoming an attorney, Howard Berkson held executive positions involving a wide range of business and human resources management functions. He has in-depth knowledge of both business and HR practices. During his business career, Berkson negotiated, wrote, red-lined, and disputed contracts. He has answered charges, handled inspections, and supervised audits involving numerous agencies including the Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and various state agencies.

Berkson honed his analytical and writing skills while earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of Washington. He went on to obtain a Master of Arts in Labor and Industrial Relations from the University of Illinois. Berkson’s work can be found in such publications as The Energy Law Journal, Human Resource Management Review and Personnel Psychology. He is a member of Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity and of Phi Kappa Phi honor society.

Bar Admissions

  • All Oklahoma State Courts

  • United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma

  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma

  • Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit


  • J.D. - University of Tulsa College of Law

  • M.A. - University of Illinois

    • Labor & Industrial Relations

  • B.A. - University of Washington

    • Philosophy

Professional Associations

  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity

  • Phi Kappa Phi

  • Oklahoma Employment Lawyers Association

  • Oklahoma Association for Justice

  • Hudson Hall Wheaton American Inns of Court

Super Lawyers Rising Stars Badge
Avvo Top Contributor Badge 2017
Best Employment Lawyers in Broken Arrow 2021 Badge
Expertise award for best litigation attorneys in tulsa 2022