Bill Zuhdi has earned AV Preeminent Peer Review Ratings
by Martindale-Hubbell in recognition of his legal ability and ethics.
AV Preeminent®: The highest peer rating standard.
This rating signifies the highest level of professional excellence
for legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.
Bill Zuhdi has received one of the highest distinctions, The 2019 Albert Nelson Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievement Award. Other honorees are Former Secretary of State Colin Powell (2017), U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Warren Buffett and Apple CEO Tim Cook
Mission Statement and Firm Overview
To provide exceptional legal representation to those who need help and to maintain the principles of our founding fathers as expressed in the Constitution of the United States of America. Bill Zuhdi Attorney at Law, P.C. provides superior legal services in all phases of federal and state litigation, complex civil itigation, criminal defense, personal injury, intellectual property and appeals. The law firm provides the high level of skill and experience necessary to navigate the complexities of the federal and state legal systems.
An exceedingly rare legal accomplishment, Bill Zuhdi has WON appeals in three different United States Federal Courts of Appeals, in the Fifth Circuit, the Ninth Circuit and the Tenth Circuit.
Bill has long been recognized as a legal expert nationally and has been interviewed numerous times by renowned national news organizations including ABC World News, The New York Times, The New York Daily News, The Wall Street Journal,Pollstar and Radar Online.
Caring counsel — Our goal is to leave each client in the best possible position at the end of their engagement with us. That is why we make sure that the people and companies we serve understand the long-term consequences of their choices. We arm clients with the knowledge, wisdom and support they need to make smart decisions with confidence.
Bill Zuhdi is a trial lawyer with vast experience in both federal jury trials and state jury trials. The firm also represents clients on state and federal appeals. Bill is a member of the Federal Bar Association. Bill is a civil lawyer and a criminal lawyer and is licensed in state courts in Oklahoma and in Texas. Bill is admitted to federal courts in Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, and Louisiana and has been lead counsel in federal courts in California, Nevada and New York.
Bill is admitted to The Supreme Court of the United States of America. Bill and his staff care about you and the rights of all Americans. This firm provides personal care and attention to every client.
Bill Zuhdi wins 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals appeal of his own win in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Bill won a judgement against Kim Richards, star of Beverly Hills Housewives, but was not satisfied with the amount awarded for his win. Bill appealed his own win and won again, the 9th Circuuit awarding a finding that a larger award was justified. Click here to read full 9th Circuit opinion.
"Bill Zuhdi secured the appellate win for Mr. West.
I do not recall ever seeing a 45 year sentence for DUI. Good work, Bill!" Oklahoma Criminal Defense Weekly.
Labeled as one of four "big name attorneys" in a news article by The Oklahoman, June 21, 2012.
Dr. Christiaan Barnard (performed world's first heart transplant, cover of Time magazine 1967)
Richard Rawlings, T.V. Star of long running series Fast and Loud, as well as many other T.V. shows and series.
John Avildsen (Academy Award winning director of Rocky)
The Gap Band (multi Platinum record sales/Grammy nominated/4 time AMA winners)
Ronnie Wilson, Founder of The Gap Band
Robert Wilson The Gap Band
Budd Burton Moss, legendary Hollywood Agent
Several boxing champions, numerous world renowned singers,
actors, writers and athletes, Corporations and individuals from all walks of life
Appearances on ABC World News Tonight
Bill Zuhdi's appearances on ABC World News Tonight with Peter Jennings pertained to Sixth Amendment rights and Federal Sentencing issues. Bill Zuhdi's interviews on ABC were selected by and are included in the Television News Archives of Vanderbilt University.
Wall Street Journal and New York Times
Bill Zuhdi has been interviewed and quoted in The Wall Street Journal and the New York Times.
About one of Bill Zuhdi's numerous successes in law, Oklahoma Criminal Defense Weekly wrote, "Bill Zuhdi won some relief on appeal for Mr. Owens on a complicated and difficult issue. Excellent job, Bill!"
"Trial lawyer Bill Zuhdi, a Ponca Military Academy attendee in 1967, has made his mark in the legal world practicing on high profile cases, as well as rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous, ... big name entertainers." Ponca City News, Published 2/16/2010.
for Expertise in Law
Recognition of Bill Zuhdi as a legal expert has extended to his being interviewed and quoted by:
The Wall Street Journal
The New York Times
ABC World News Tonight
The New York Daily News
The Red Dirt News
Bill's appearances on ABC World News Tonight were selected by and are included in the Television News Archives of Vanderbilt University and are available for viewing via Vanderbilt University.
Transcripts of Bill Zuhdi's appearances on ABC World News Tonight are also available from Vanderbilt University. See Attorney BIO page for more news coverage.
Bill has worked and contracted with Frank Sinatra, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Billy Idol, The Cure, Rosanne Barr, Merle Haggard, Red Buttons, The Bangles, A-Ha, Charlie Daniels, The Firm (Paul Rogers, Jimmy Page), Ronnie Wilson, Darla Z, Cutting Crew,Julio Iglesias, the Gap Band, Run DMC, LL Cool J, The Beastie Boys, and others. Bill has produced in concert and promoted all of the above entertainers, including multiple concert dates with the entertainer of the century Frank Sinatra (Oklahoma City, St. Louis, and Phoenix).
** Check out Radar Online for Bill Zuhdi interviews and quotes. Articles on Radar: 11/20/14, 12/11/14, 2/9/15, 2/10/15, 3/16/15, 7/2016
** June 4, 2013 Oklahoman newspaper article regarding amphitheater and trademark litigation. Link to news article with quotes by Bill Zuhdi. CLICK HERE TO READ NEWSOK ARTICLE.
Bill has had numerous published opinions and has been cited as authority and quoted in a study on federal jury trials by Wake Forest University. This study is entitled Trial Distortion and the End of Innocence in Federal Criminal Justice. Click here to review this study.
Read the New York Times articles on Bill Zuhdi's successful defense of professional boxers in the Grand Jury's Top Rank case in United States District Court, Las Vegas, Nevada.