Eric Huddleston is a Partner with Elias Books. He leads the firm's conservation law practice at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission.

Eric joined the firm in 2006. His practice primarily involves handling oil and gas and property law litigation but also focuses on general business and commercial litigation. He frequently handles lawsuits involving surface damages, lease cancellation, quiet title disputes, oilfield pollution, and contract disputes involving oil and gas leases, the Model Form Joint Operating Agreement and master services agreements. He also has extensive experience representing businesses in commercial matters such as collections, lien foreclosures, and pursuing claims in bankruptcy.

Eric attended Oklahoma City University for both undergraduate and law school and graduated with honors for both degrees. Eric currently lives in Oklahoma City with his wife and two kids.

Areas of Expertise


2006 – Juris Doctor, Oklahoma City University College of Law
• Summa Cum Laude
• Hatton Sumners Scholar
• CALI Awards for Excellence in Legal Research & Writing, Oil & Gas Contracts, Taxation, Corporate Law, Secured Transactions, and Bankruptcy

2002 – Bachelor of Business Administration in Information Technology, Oklahoma City University
• Magna Cum Laude

Professional Admissions

2006 – Oklahoma
2006 – U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
2009 – U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
2010 – U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
2010 – U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association
Mineral Lawyers Society of Oklahoma City
Oklahoma Bar Association
Oklahoma City Association of Professional Landmen
Oklahoma County Bar Association Mineral Law Section


Best Lawyers®: Oil and Gas Law (2023)
Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters – Rising Star (2015-2019)
405 Magazine Top Attorney in Energy – Oil and Gas (2023)

Civic Involvement and Leadership

Publications and Presentations

About Us

At Elias, Books, Brown & Nelson, our attorney roster is as diverse as the areas of law we practice. From recent JDs to seasoned partners, the EBB&N team has a history of success and expertise in the areas of Oil & Gas Law, Property Tax, Corporate Law, Commercial Law and Litigation.

A tradition of excellence.