Leah Roper is a resident of Oklahoma City and an attorney at Hammons, Gowens, Hurst & Associates, where she primarily practices employment law, representing employees who have been discriminated against, harassed, or otherwise wronged by their employers. Originally from McLoud, Oklahoma, Leah attended Oklahoma State University from 2006 through 2011, graduating cum laude with Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and in Political Science before attending law school at the University of Oklahoma.
Leah graduated with Leadership Oklahoma City’s LOYAL Class XI, and currently sits on the alumni board, in addition to serving on the boards for Community Literacy Centers and the Oklahoma Women’s Coalition. Leah is professionally involved in the National Employment Lawyers Association, the Oklahoma Employment Lawyers Association, the Oklahoma County Bar Association, and the Luther Bohanon Inn of Court.
An avid supporter of the arts, Leah volunteers with the Arts Council of Oklahoma City and serves on the steering committee for the Artisans, the Arts Council’s young professionals organization. Leah also volunteers with the Girls Scouts of Western Oklahoma and deadCenter Film Festival. A resident of the Plaza District, Leah helps plan the monthly Live! on the Plaza events and the Plaza District Festival.
Leah gained much of her leadership experience in her five years with the Cowboy Marching Band, and still enjoys game days cheering the Cowboys on in Stillwater. In her spare time, Leah loves Sunday brunch around Oklahoma City and playing board games with her friends.