Tim N. Cheek

D. Todd Riddles

Todd worked as a Judicial Intern for Magistrate Judge Gary M. Purcell at the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma in 1993-94 while attending law school. He is a Master in the Luther Bohanon American Inn of Court and has served as a distinguished faculty member with the National Business Institute, presenting continuing legal education seminars in areas of Litigating Insurance Coverage Claims and Bad Faith Insurance Claims.

Todd is the current President of the Oklahoma City Downtown Optimist Club and has been a volunteer attorney for Oklahoma Lawyers for Children since 2003. Todd has been awarded the prestigious “AV-Preeminent” 5.0 out of 5.0 rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is their highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards.

In his off hours, Todd enjoys a variety of active sports, such as motocross and cross country motorcycle riding, water and snow skiing, and wake boarding, and also hunting, fishing, boating, and golf.


Oklahoma State University, B.S. Economics, 1990

University of Oklahoma, M.B.A., J.D., 1994

Bar Admissions

Supreme Court of Oklahoma

U.S. District Courts for the Western, Northern, and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court

Primary Practice Areas

Insurance Defense and Coverage

Bad Faith Insurance Litigation

Real Estate Disputes and Litigation

Business Litigation

Professional Liability

Medical Malpractice

Construction Defect Litigation

Premises Liability

Trial and Appellate Litigation


Oklahoma Bar Association

Oklahoma County Bar Association

Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel

Federal Bar Association

American Bar Association

Luther Bohanon American Inn of Court

Select Reported Cases

Woolard v. JLG Industries, Inc., 201 F.3d 1158 (10th Cir. 2000).

Mares v. Lockard, 2 P.3d 384 (Okla. Civ. App. 2000).

Wooten v. Hudson, 71 F. Supp. 2d 1149 (E.D. Okla. 1999)

Pitts v. West American Insurance Co., 212 P.3d 1237 (Okla. Civ. App. 2009).