Professor Donald Bogan joined the faculty at The University of Oklahoma College of
Law in 2000, following a year as a Visiting Professor. 

Professor Bogan began his legal career in private practice in Greensboro, NC. After
working 15 years in North Carolina as a trial lawyer, Bogan practiced in Santa Rosa,
California for four years. While in private practice, Bogan served as a contributing
editor for the North Carolina Prima Facie Desk Manual, and he participated in the work of
the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers. 

In law school, Bogan was a member of the Wake Forest Law Review and the Wake Forest Moot
Court Board. Professor Bogan writes about Health Law and ERISA, including ERISA’s
preemption of state health care reform statutes and the deferential standard of review
applied in ERISA benefit claims. Bogan has published numerous ERISA law review articles
and has co-authored several Supreme Court amicus curiae briefs in ERISA cases.
Additionally, Professor Bogan has been an active contributor to the ABA Employee Benefits
Law treatise. 

Law Review Articles


ERISA: State Regulation of Insured Plans after Davila, John Marshall Law Review (2005)


ERISA: No Further Inquiry into Conflicted Plan Administrator Claim Denials (with Benjamin Fu), Oklahoma Law Review (2005)

Contributions to ABA Employee Benefits Law Treatise

Annual Updates to ABA Employee Benefits Law Treatise

United States Supreme Court Amicus Briefs

Hardt v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Co. (with Mark D. DeBofsky and Mala Rafik), 560 U.S. 242 ; 130 S. Ct. 2149; 49 EB Cases 1001 (2010)
Conkright v. Frommert (with Paul Secuda), 559 U.S. 506 ; 130 S. Ct. 1640; 48 EB Cases 289 (2010)
Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. v. Glenn (with Mark Gillett, Kathleen Guzman, and Joseph Thai), 554 U.S. 105 (2008)