Mbilike (pronounced “Bee” “Lee” “Kay”) is an attorney with Brewster & DeAngelis. He joined the firm in October of 2016. His practice focuses on complex civil litigation, civil rights, self-driving cars, and appeals both in state and federal court. Mbilike recently received a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating. According to Martindale-Hubbell, “[t]his rating signifies that a large number of the lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.” Mbilike’s peers have also recognized him as a “Rising Star” “Super Lawyer” in civil litigation, and he is the 2017 recipient of the Golden Quill Award—one of the Oklahoma Bar Association’s highest intellectual awards.
While in practice, Mbilike has achieved notable milestones. He was appellate counsel in a number of important Oklahoma constitutional law decisions such Steidley v. Singer; Steidley v. Community Newspapers, Inc. and Anderson v. Wilken.
Mbilike received his LL.B from the University of Wales in 2009 and his Master of Laws and Juris Doctorate from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 2010 and 2012. While at TU College of Law, he was a member of the Constitutional Law National Appellate Moot Team, the Energy Law Journal, and he was also inducted into the Order of Barristers─in recognition of excellence in court-room advocacy.
Areas of Practice:
- Complex civil litigation
- Appeals in both state and federal court
- Constitutional law
- First Amendment-Defamation
- Administrative law
- Self-driving cars law
- Steidley v. Singer, 2017 OK 8
- Steidley v. Community Newspapers, Inc., 2016 OK CIV APP 63
- Anderson v. Wilken, 2014 OK CIV APP 35
- Garrett v. Okla. Work. Comp. Ct., No. 112915 (Okla. Sup. Ct. Aug. 8, 2014)
- Church of Holi. Sci., Inc. v. Bilder, No. 114829 (Okla. Ct. App. Aug. 17, 2017)