Thomas L. Vogt

USA: Oklahoma

Jones, Gotcher & Bogan, P.C. Attorneys and Counselors
3800 First Place Tower
15 East 5th Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74103

Tel: 918.581.8257
Fax: 918.583.1189


Mr. Vogt has practiced law with Jones, Gotcher & Bogan since 1984, and was named a partner in 1989. His law practice includes real estate and commercial transactions, business and real estate litigation, labor and employment practices, construction law and education law. Mr. Vogt’s experience in litigation disputes provides him with insights on how to best structure and document transactions to either avoid litigation or to put his clients in a winning position. Over the years, he has represented a variety of clients including Tulsa Community College, Arena Football League, Grand River Dam Authority, Copperhead Pipeline and Construction, The Salvation Army, Sinclair Tulsa Refinery, Metro Builders Supply, Glover Chevrolet and a number of commercial real estate property owners, developers and lenders.

In 2006, Mr. Vogt was named to the Tulsa Business Journal’s legal “dream team” of thirty Tulsa attorneys recommended in an anonymous survey of their peers, judges and Tulsa executives. In 2008, Mr. Vogt was elected by his peers as an Oklahoma Super Lawyer, a privilege limited to only five percent of all lawyers in Oklahoma. Mr. Vogt has also been named to Best Lawyers in America, and has twice been honored as the Lawyer of the Year in the area of Litigation – Real Estate. Recently, Mr. Vogt was included in America’s Top 100 Attorneys.

Mr. Vogt is admitted to the Federal District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Oklahoma. He is also admitted to, and has argued several cases before, the Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Mr. Vogt is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys, the American Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association and Tulsa County Bar Association.

A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Mr. Vogt received a Bachelor of Business Administration, with Distinction, in 1981. Mr. Vogt received his Juris Doctor with Highest Honors from the University of Oklahoma in 1984 and was named a member of the Order of the Coif. He also attended the University of Oxford, Queens College, in 1982 as part of his law school curriculum.

Jones, Gotcher & Bogan, P.C. has long been known for its real estate law expertise. The firm provides a full range of service to clients involved with both commercial and residential real estate, from the initial acquisition of undeveloped ground to the sale of major commercial buildings and business centers. Jones Gotcher represents clients in:

  • purchase and sale of properties
  • title matters
  • zoning
  • interim and permanent financing
  • construction
  • leasing
  • landlord and tenant suits
  • condemnation and foreclosure
  • restructuring

The firm has represented major national real estate clients, along with regional and local developers and owners. Additionally, several real estate lenders such as J.P. Morgan Chase and Tulsa National Bank have sought Jones Gotcher’s representation in real estate financings. Jones Gotcher further represents several investors who have made and continue to make investments in apartments, shopping centers, major office buildings, and other commercial properties. This representation has involved counseling concerning investment structure, acquisition work, and ongoing advice concerning the acquired properties.

Jones Gotcher is also called on to counsel and represent clients in conversion of rental properties to condominiums, creating PUD, and other types of real estate transfers or dispositions and in leasing problems.Over the recent years, clients of the firm have provided opportunities for the firm to represent them in commercial real estate transactional matters in approximately thirteen states outside of Oklahoma.