Larry has also successfully handled class action suits, including one in which workers' compensation insurance companies in Oklahoma were forced to pay back over $30 million in premiums to approximately 25,000 Oklahoma employers, and another where a health insurance company was forced to pay back nearly $4 million - every penny it had overcharged its insured's - through a co-pay scam. He has also successfully handled mass tort cases, such as the breast implant litigation, in which he and the firm represented over 800 women.
In recognition of his accomplishments in the courtroom, Larry has been admitted into the American College of Trial Lawyers, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, the International Society of Barristers and The American Board of Trial Advocates. These organizations invite only the top trial lawyers in the country to become members. Larry is also listed in the book, The Best Lawyers in America. He has an AV rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, reflecting the highest rating for skill and ethics. He is also listed in Martindale-Hubbell's Bar List of Preeminent Lawyers. Larry is a past president of the Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association and currently sits on the Board of Governors of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the nations' largest trial lawyer organization.
In addition to his appointments by Governors of Oklahoma, he has been appointed by the Oklahoma Supreme Court to help revise the Court's own rules. He is currently appointed by the Oklahoma Supreme Court to serve on the Oklahoma Uniform Jury Instruction Committee which has the responsibility of drafting jury instructions for use in civil trials in Oklahoma.
Larry has lectured extensively, presenting over 30 papers on trial practice to various lawyer groups and speaking frequently at law schools. His efforts have been recognized by the Oklahoma Bar Association, which awarded him the Earl Sneed Continuing Legal Education Award. He has also appeared frequently before civic groups to speak to the public about the importance our system of justice.