Christopher Heller

Commercial Litigation, Labor & Employment

Partner

  • (501) 370-1506
  • heller@fridayfirm.com
  • (501) 244-5344

Biography

Christopher Heller works primarily in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment Law and Education Law. The majority of his practice consists of trial and appellate work.

He primarily represents businesses and public entities in class actions and other cases involving natural resources, insurance, trade secrets, employment, civil rights, education, contracts and other issues.

Chris is listed in The Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Labor and Employment Law and Education Law and in 2018 was named Lawyer of the Year in Little Rock for his work in appellate law. 

Honors

Best Lawyers Award Badge   Best Lawyers Award Badge      

Representative Clients

  • Manufacturers
  • Insurance Companies
  • Oil and Gas Producers
  • School Districts

Education

  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law, J.D., With Honors, 1981; Editor in Chief, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review
  • University of Miami, B.G.S., 1975

Noteworthy

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, since 2006
  • Named by The Best Lawyers in America as Lawyer of the Year 2018, Little Rock, Appellate Practice
  • Named by The Best Lawyers in America as Lawyer of the Year 2016 & 2014, Little Rock,  Education Law
  • Named by The Best Lawyers in America as Lawyer of the Year 2015, Little Rock, Employment Law 
  • Note, Civil Procedure: Collateral Estoppel, 3 U. Ark. Little Rock Law Rev. 703, 1980
  • Special Arkansas Supreme Court Justice, Holt v. City of Maumelle, 307 Ark. 115, 817 S.W.2d 208 (1991)

Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Arkansas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys
  • Pulaski County Bar Association

Admissions

  • Arkansas, 1981
  • Colorado (Inactive)
  • Eastern and Western Federal Districts of Arkansas
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Eighth and Eleventh Circuits
  • United States Supreme Court

Additional Links

2018 Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers/HR Professionals

2017 The Best Lawyers

2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers