320 So. Boston
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74103
Telephone: (918) 582-9200


New York University School of Law
      J.D., 1977; LL.M. (in Taxation), 1978.
      Lasker Scholar, 1978 (full-tuition merit scholarship)

Cornell University
      College of Arts & Sciences, B.A.
      Magna Cum Laude, 1973


Adjunct Professor, University of Tulsa College of Law
      Instructor for "Individual Income Tax" (4 Credits), Spring Term, 1981.

AV (Highest Possible) Martindale-Hubbell peer-reviewed rating since 1985.




2004 - Present
Solo practitioner - 320 S. Boston, Tulsa, OK. Practice limited to Taxation.

1987 - 2004
Sole Practitioner, Office since 1995 at 320 South Boston. All aspects of complex litigation (from initial pleadings through final judgment and collection, including discovery, trials and appeals). Cases have involved State and Federal Tax Controversies, Antitrust, Corporate Law, Securities, Fraud and other complex Business Torts, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Legal Malpractice, Battery and Outrage, Conversion, Negligence, Contracts, Priority of Liens, Divorce, Federal Indian Law, Constitutional Law, Shareholder Derivative Litigation, Oklahoma and Federal Criminal Law, Commercial Law, E.R.I.S.A.

January 1985 – 1987
Equal Partner in Kronfeld & Ribner, 2340 One Williams Center, Tulsa, OK. Practice limited to taxation.

July 1984 - January 1985
Principal in Ribner & Associates, 1516 South Boston Ave., Tulsa, OK. Practice limited to taxation.

January 1982 - July 1984
Initially Associate, then Partner, in charge of Tax, at Blackstock, Joyce, Pollard, Blackstock and Montgomery, 515 South Main Mall. Tulsa, OK.

June 1979 - January 1982
Tax Associate, Hall Estill Hardwick Gable Collingsworth & Nelson, 4100 One Williams Center, Tulsa, OK.

October 1978 - June 1979
Associate, Carter Ledyard & Milburn, Two Wall Street, New York


McDermott v. Sentry Life Insurance Co., 2000 OK CIV APP 115, 15 P.3d 508, cert. den.;
Patel v. OMH, 1999 OK 33, 987 P.2d 1185, cert. den.;
James E. and Nancy Foy, 84 T.C. 50 (1985);
Church By Mail, Inc., 48 T.C.M. 471(1984), P. Hall T.C. Memo 1984-349.


New York, Oklahoma State and Federal Courts, 10th and 4th U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals, U.S.Tax Court, Supreme Court of the United States.




  • The Offices of Clifford N. Ribner, Tax Attorney, J.D., LL.M. (in Taxation)
  • Practice Limited to Taxation
  • (918) 582-9200
  • 320 So. Boston
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma 74103



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