The issue in the present cause is whether termination of an at-will employee for his refusal to dismiss his pending claims against a third party…constitutes a violation of Oklahoma’s public policy such that would support a wrongful discharge action against the employer under the limited public policy exception to the employment-at-will doctrine. We answer in the negative. * * *
The trial court correctly dismissed Plaintiff/ Appellant’s Petition in this matter and we therefore affirm. The facts giving rise to Employee’s termination are as follows: At some point during Employee’s employment at the Bank, Employee became a party to litigation initiated by the City of Grove, which was a customer of the Bank. Employee filed…[a] counterclaim in that action, seeking attorney fees and costs for defending the action….