J. Drew Houghton is a native Texan who has been practicing law since 1998. Mr. Houghton was in private practice in Oklahoma from 2003-2011 when he merged with Foshee & Yaffe Attorneys at Law. His practice entails a broad range of specialties, including insurance and bad faith litigation, general civil and business litigation, personal injury, mass torts, class actions, products liability, business formation and organization, and virtually all other aspects of a general litigation practice.
After graduation from the Oklahoma City University College of Law, Mr. Houghton worked with law firms representing both plaintiff and defense interests. These experiences sharpened Mr. Houghton’s broad understanding and unique perspective regarding litigation and trial strategy. In addition, Mr. Houghton also has extensive experience with routine legal matters involving contracts, property and business transactions through his representation of individuals and small businesses. Before attending law school, Mr. Houghton earned his Bachelor of Science in psychology from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.
Currently, Mr. Houghton’s practice at Foshee & Yaffe is focused as an insurance lawyer, representing victims of the May 2013 catastrophic tornadoes against their insurance companies for failing to deal fairly and in good faith during the claim process. Mr. Houghton represents clients in all Oklahoma State and Federal Courts and has presented oral argument before the United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, Oklahoma Association for Justice, the Robert J. Turner Inn of Court, and he is licensed to practice law in Oklahoma and Washington State.
In his free time, Mr. Houghton is an avid cyclist and endurance athlete, and has trained for and successfully completed a number of marathons, half-marathons, adventure runs, and cycling events.