Paige S. Bass is senior vice president and general counsel of Sonic Corp., the parent company for the Oklahoma City-based SONIC®, America’s Drive-In®, a position she assumed in 2014. Bass leads SONIC’s internal legal department and is responsible for all legal services for Sonic Corp. and its subsidiaries. She joined SONIC as associate general counsel in April 2004 and was promoted to vice president and general counsel in 2007.
Before joining SONIC, Bass was an associate with Crowe & Dunlevy, one of the largest law firms in Oklahoma. She is involved with several community organizations, serving as a trustee for Westminster School, a board member for Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City and a volunteer for the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence and Oklahoma Lawyers for Children. Bass is also a member of the board of visitors for the University of Oklahoma College of Law and president of the Oklahoma County Bar Foundation and was elected to The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation in 2010. Bass is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City Class of XXIX and serves on the board of Leadership Oklahoma City.
Bass has a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Oklahoma State University. She also graduated, with highest honors, from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where she served as editor-in-chief of the Oklahoma Law Review, was elected to the Order of the Coif and received numerous awards, including the Nathan Scarritt Prize.
A native of Clinton, Oklahoma, Bass resides in Oklahoma City with her husband, Mike, and their two children.