Kayli Maxwell is an Associate Attorney at Elias Books. Her areas of practice include oil and gas litigation, oil and gas title examination, and Oklahoma Corporation Commission work.

Prior to joining Elias Books, Kayli garnered extensive experience in the practice of oil and gas through her employment with two Fortune 500 E&P companies in Oklahoma City as well as a private equity oil and gas company in Houston, Texas. She has oil and gas experience across Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado.

Kayli is from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law. Kayli is a graduate of Davidson College with a Bachelor of Arts in history. While at Davidson, Kayli was a member of the Division I field hockey team where she was named Rookie of the Year in 2004 and Player of the Year in 2007. She was inducted into the Davidson Athletic Hall of Fame in 2022.

Areas of Expertise


2011 – Juris Doctor, University of South Carolina School of Law
2008 – Bachelor of Arts in History, Davidson College

Professional Admissions

2011 - Oklahoma
2021 - U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
2021 - U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
2021 - U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma

Professional Affiliations

Mineral Lawyers Society of Oklahoma City
Oklahoma Bar Association
Oklahoma City Association of Professional Landmen
Oklahoma County Bar Association Board of Directors
Institute of Energy Law


Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch (2023)

Civic Involvement and Leadership

Development & Communications Committee Member for Cleats For Kids

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.