Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP


Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP

Administrative Law, Affirmative Action, Age Discrimination, Dispute Resolution, Americans with Disabilities Act

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Ellen Owens Smith

Real Estate, Litigation, Estate Planning, Labor Law

Erin E. Cullum

Banking & Finance, Public Finance

H. T. Larzelere

Corporate, Business Organization, Estate Planning, Wills & Probate

J. Lee Brown

Corporate Tax, Gift Taxation, Estate Administration, Estate Planning

J. Shepherd Russell

Public Finance

Since 1978, has practiced exclusively in the area of public finance. This work encompasses bond and other debt offerings issued by or on behalf of the... (more)

J. Adam Wells

Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice

James E. Harris

Gift Taxation, Estate Planning, Non-profit, Partnerships

James A. Buttry

Mental Health, Public Finance, Waste & Pollution, State & Local Agencies

Sarah Cotton

Business Organization, Corporate Tax, Gift Taxation, Estate Administration

T.J. Fowler

Antitrust, Corporate, Litigation, Personal Injury

Mr. Fowler practices in the areas of civil litigation, products liability, personal injury defense, antitrust, commercial litigation and appellate adv... (more)

W. Thomas Baxter

Estate Planning, Government Agencies, Tax, Trusts

William L. Terry

Commercial Real Estate

William H. Sutton


Mr. Sutton was head of the Trial Department for many years and Managing Partner of the firm until his retirement in July, 2005.  He currently ser... (more)

A. Wyckliff Nisbet

Business Organization, Corporate Tax, Pension & Benefits, Estate Planning

Alexandra A. Ifrah

Tax, International, Pension & Benefits, Employment

Allison J. Cornwell

Business Organization, Gift Taxation, Estate Administration, Estate Planning

Allison C. Langston

Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice

Bradley S. Runyon

Other, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Accident & Injury

Mr. Runyon's practice is primarily focused upon the area of medical malpractice defense.  Mr. Runyon joined the firm in the Summer of 2007 having... (more)

Brian C. Smith

Pension & Benefits, Tax

Bruce B. Tidwell

Litigation, Mental Health, Health Care, Corporate

Bryan W. Duke

Excise Taxes, Corporate Tax, Business Successions, Business Organization

Byron M. Eiseman

Estate Planning, Merger & Acquisition, Wills & Probate, Tax

Caitlin Danielle Kennedy

Litigation, Medical Malpractice

Carla G. Spainhour

Mental Health, Health Care, Merger & Acquisition, Tax

Christopher Heller

General Practice

Christopher J. Heller

Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Education, Employment

D. Michael Moyers

Industry Specialties, Public Finance, Banking & Finance, Business

Daniel L. Herrington

Age Discrimination, Americans with Disabilities Act , Collective Bargaining, Discrimination

Dan Herrington is a partner in the Labor and Employment Litigation Section of Friday, Eldredge & Clark.  His practice is focused on representing ... (more)

David D. Wilson

Contract, Defamation & Slander, Insurance, Intellectual Property

David D. Wilson is a partner at Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP, with over 18 years experience as a trial lawyer.  He has tried over 70 state and f... (more)

David Mark Graf

Tax, Health Care, Employment

David M. Graf

Pension & Benefits, Estate Planning

David E. Choate

Banking & Finance, Environmental Law, Real Estate

Donald H. Bacon

Construction, Complex Litigation, Aviation, Asbestos & Mesothelioma

  Don Bacon has tried cases in forty of the seventy-five counties in Arkansas and nine of the eleven Federal District Courts. His 165 jury t... (more)

Elizabeth Robben Murray

Litigation, Employment, Civil Rights, Products Liability

Frederick S. Ursery


Guy Alton Wade

Corporate, Insurance, Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Workers' Compensation

H. Wayne Young

Employment Discrimination, Employment, Insurance, Corporate

Harry A. Light

General Practice

Henry Tripler Larzelere

Employment Discrimination

James L. Phillips


James C. Clark

Real Estate, Corporate, Bankruptcy Litigation, Bankruptcy & Debt

James W. Russell

General Practice

James M. Simpson

Litigation, Corporate, Products Liability, Personal Injury

Jim Simpson is a partner at Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP, and serves as head of the firm's General Litigation Section.  He has tried over 130 ju... (more)

James W. Russell

Pension & Benefits

James Shepherd Russell

Public Finance

James M. Saxton

Tax, Real Estate, State and Local, Corporate

Mr. Saxton is a partner in the firm and represents real estate developers for commercial and retail development projects in Arkansas, Texas, Tennessee... (more)

James W. Russell

General Practice

James C. Baker

Commercial Insurance, Construction, Insurance, Litigation, Car Accident

Mr. Baker is a partner in the firm and has practiced in the litigation group for over 20 years.  His practice focus is in the areas of casualty i... (more)

Jamie Huffman Jones

Litigation, Class Action, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice

Jamie Huffman Jones is an associate with the Business and Class Action Litigation Group.  Ms. Jones' practice focuses primarily on business and t... (more)

Jay T. Taylor

Condominiums, Commercial Real Estate, Commercial Leasing, Banking & Finance

Jay Taylor's practice is 100% transactional in nature, representing  state, national, and international financial institutions in the making of c... (more)

Jeffrey H. Moore

Class Action, Construction, Litigation, Securities

Jeremiah D. Wood

International, Pension & Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment

John D. Watson

Administrative Law, Corporate, Construction, Litigation

John D. Watson joined the firm in 1971 as a trial lawyer after serving as a law clerk for Justice Lyle Brown of the Arkansas Supreme Court.  He h... (more)

Joseph P. McKay

Litigation, Railroad, Insurance, Corporate

Mr. McKay is a partner in the Litigation Group.  He concentrates his practice in Intellectual Property Litigation, Civil Trial Defense, and Railr... (more)

Joseph G. Nichols

Business Successions, Business Organization, Corporate Tax, Dissolution

Joseph Lee Brown

General Practice

Joseph B. Hurst

Pension & Benefits, Tax

Mr. Hurst is a partner in the firm and has practiced in the Employee Benefits Practice Group for over 25 years.  Mr. Hurst is currently... (more)

Joshua M. Osborne

Tax, Industry Specialties, Gift Taxation, Employment

K. Coleman Westbrook

Business Successions, Business Organization, Gift Taxation, Estate Administration

My practice consists of performing analysis and planning for individuals with regard to gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes; char... (more)

Kathryn A. Kirkpatrick

Medical Malpractice

Kevin A. Crass

Class Action, Complex Litigation, Federal Trial Practice, Government Agencies

Kevin A. Crass is a partner at Friday, Eldredge & Clark where he serves as head of the firm's Class Action and Business Litigation practice group. His... (more)

Khayyam M. Eddings

Civil Rights, Class Action, Constitutional Law, Education

Kimberly Dickerson Young

Litigation, Insurance, Corporate, Accident & Injury

Kimberly Young is an associate with the Litigation Group.  Ms. Young's practice consists of a variety of personal injury and business-related mat... (more)

Kristopher B. Knox

Other, Litigation, Employment

Kris is an associate at Friday, Eldredge & Clark where he works in the firm's railroad practice group.  Kris started at the firm in 2004 after gr... (more)

Larry W. Burks

Directors & Officers, Insurance, Litigation, Merger & Acquisition, Public Offerings

Laura Hensley Smith

Litigation, Mental Health, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice

Lindsey Mitcham Lorence

Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice

Lindsey Lorence is a partner in the firm's Medical Malpractice Litigation Practice Group.  She concentrates her practice in the defense of physic... (more)

Lynda M. Johnson

International, Mental Health, Medicare & Medicaid, Health Care

Lynda M. Johnson is a partner with Friday, Eldredge & Clark in Little Rock, Arkansas.  She has practiced in the health law area since 1986 repres... (more)

Martin A. Kasten

Other, Litigation, Environmental Law, Business

Martin A. Kasten is a partner at Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP where he is part of the firm's general litigation section.  His practice primarily... (more)

Marvin L Childers

Commercial Real Estate, Estate Administration, Gift Taxation, Estate Planning

Michael S. Moore

Lawsuit & Dispute, Government, Labor Law, Employment

Michael B. Childers

Corporate, Real Estate

Oscar E. Davis

Americans with Disabilities Act , Civil Rights, Employment, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Paul B. Benham

Government Agencies, Merger & Acquisition, Business Organization, Banking & Finance

Paul Benham joined the firm in 1972 following a year in which he was the law clerk for Carleton Harris, Chief Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court. H... (more)

Phillip M. Brick

Litigation, Lawsuit & Dispute, Industry Specialties, Environmental Law

Price C. Gardner

Mental Health, Merger & Acquisition, Limited Liability Companies, Business Organization

Mr. Gardner is a partner in the firm and his practice primarily focuses on corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, asset dispositions, taxation, ... (more)

Robert B. Beach

Education, Public Finance

Robert Dean Smith

General Practice

Robert T. Smith

Corporate, Contract, Business Organization, Commercial Banks

Robert Smith is a Partner in the Firm's Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group.  His diverse corporate practice focuses on representing individual... (more)

Robert Bradley Beach

General Practice

Robert S. Shafer

Other, State Appellate Practice, Federal Appellate Practice, Constitutional Law

Ryan A Bowman

Real Estate, Public Finance, Environmental Law, Securities

Sarah Cotton Patterson

Estate Planning

Scott H. Tucker

Litigation, Lawsuit & Dispute, Employment, Products Liability

T. Michelle Ator

Litigation, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Dental Malpractice

Mrs. Ator is a partner in the Medical Malpractice Group at Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP.  She concentrates her practice in the defense of physic... (more)

Thomas P. Leggett

Electric Power, Public Schools, Public Finance, Banking & Finance

Thomas Allan Mars

Lawsuit & Dispute, Employment Discrimination, Dispute Resolution

Thomas Allan Mars

Dispute Resolution, Lawsuit & Dispute

Timothy C. Ezell

Corporate, Contract, Business Organization, Credit & Debt

Tonia P. Jones

Antitrust, Corporate, Medical Malpractice, Securities

Walter M. Ebel

Income Tax, Merger & Acquisition, Business Organization, Business

Walter M. Ebel Iii

Corporate Tax, Corporate Governance, Corporate, Business, Religious Discrimination

William Mell Griffin

Workers' Compensation, Insurance, Products Liability, Professional Malpractice

Mr. Griffin is a partner in the firm and represents several manufacturers on a nationwide basis.  He also has a general defense practice of ... (more)

William L. Patton

Public Finance, Banking & Finance

William A. Waddell

Adoption, Agribusiness, Corporate, Deceptive Trade Practices

William M. Griffin

Litigation, Disability, Products Liability

William Thomas Baxter

Estate Planning

Antitrust, Arbitration, Bad Faith Insurance, Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Litigation, Corporate, Business Organization, Business Successions, Class Action, Clean Air Practice, Cleanup & Superfund, Cogeneration, Collaborative Law, Collective Bargaining, Colleges & Universities, Commercial Bankruptcy, Commercial Banks, Commercial Insurance, Commercial Leasing, Commercial Real Estate, Commodities, Complex Litigation, Defamation & Slander, Condominiums, Construction Contracts, Construction, Construction Liens, Contract, Conveyancing, Copyright, Corporate Governance, Corporate Tax, Deceptive Trade Practices, Directors & Officers, Discrimination, Dissolution, Divorce, Education, Election & Political, Electric Power, Eminent Domain, Pension & Benefits, Employee Rights, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, Employment, Energy, Environmental Law, Errors & Omissions Insurance, Gift Taxation, Estate Administration, Estate Planning, Excise Taxes, Family Law, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Federal Appellate Practice, Federal Claims Court, Federal Employees, Federal Trial Practice, Firearms, Foreclosure, Franchising, Government Agencies, Government Contract, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Waste & Pollution, Mental Health, Health Care, Housing & Construction Defects, Income Tax, Insurance, Insurance Malpractice, Intellectual Property, Joint Ventures, Labor Arbitration, Labor Disputes, Labor Law, Labor Legislation, Land Use & Zoning, Landlord-Tenant, Legal Malpractice, Legislative Practice, Lending, Licensing, Life & Health, Limited Liability Companies, Litigation, Living Wills, Workout, Machinery & Tools, Mediation, Medical Malpractice, Medical Products & Devices, Medicare & Medicaid, Merger & Acquisition, Minerals & Mining, Municipal, Natural Resources, Non-profit, Occupational Safety & Health, Oil & Gas, Partnerships, Payroll Taxes, Permits, Power of Attorney, Premises Liability, Prenuptial Agreements, Private Placements, Private Schools, Wills & Probate, Products Liability, Professional Malpractice, Property & Casualty, Tax, Property Damage, Public Finance, Public Law, Public Offerings, Public Schools, Public Utilities, Race Discrimination, Railroad, Railroad Injury, Real Estate, Securities, Reorganization, Residential Real Estate, Sales & Use Tax, Securities Fraud , Securities Regulation, Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Shareholders' Rights, Slip & Fall Accident, State & Local Agencies, State Appellate Practice, State Government, State Trial Practice, State and Local, Student Rights, Tax Litigation, Tenure, Title Insurance, Tobacco, Toxic Mold & Tort, Trademark, Transactions, Transportation & Shipping, Trusts, US Courts, US Supreme Court, Unfair Competition, Unfair Labor Practices, Unions, Venture Capital, Wetlands, Whistleblower, Wills, Workers' Compensation, Wrongful Death, Wrongful Termination

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Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP
400 West Capitol Avenue,Suite 2000
Little Rock, AR 72201


400 West Capitol Avenue,Suite 2000
Little Rock, AR 72201

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