Brandon Long JD
Attorney & Shareholder, McAfee & Taft
Brandon Long is an experienced, AV Preeminent-rated employee benefits attorney who concentrates his practice on qualified retirement plans, health and welfare plans, and executive compensation. He has represented a broad range of clients, including Fortune 500 corporations, publicly traded and closely held businesses, energy companies, transportation companies, manufacturers, farmers, banks, cities, colleges, universities, Indian tribal governments, hospitals, and healthcare providers.
He currently serves as leader of the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group at McAfee & Taft, overseeing one of the Southwest’s largest and most experienced teams of employee benefits lawyers. He also currently serves as an elected member of the board of directors of the SouthWest Benefits Association, the region’s premier organization for benefits professionals. Brandon’s clients seek his advice for practical, creative solutions to complex problems, and the ability to make highly technical concepts understandable to executives, employees, and other lawyers. A portion of his practice has been devoted to complex litigation, including ERISA litigation.
Prior to returning to his hometown and joining McAfee & Taft, Brandon practiced with large national and international law firms in Dallas and in Washington, D.C. Brandon is a frequent speaker on employee benefits issues before state, regional and national audiences and is a frequent legal columnist and contributing author to numerous business and professional publications, including The Oklahoman, The Journal Record, Oklahoma Employment Law Letter, and the 2013 and 2014 editions of Benefits Compliance: Strategies for Plans, Programs & Policies, the go-to reference book for benefits managers published by BLR. His achievements have earned him inclusion in Oklahoma Super Lawyers and garnered him recognition by two Oklahoma colleges. He was inducted into the Rose State College Alumni Hall of Fame in 2014 and was honored with the Oklahoma City University School of Law’s Outstanding Young Alumnus Award in 2010.