Harry A. Light

Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation

Partner

  • (501) 370-3304
  • light@fridayfirm.com
  • (501) 244-5362

Biography

Harry A. Light practices in the areas of bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, commercial litigation and trademark/copyright applications. In the bankruptcy area, he has represented creditors in protecting their collateral, pursuing creditor objections to discharge and dischargeability of debts, represented purchasers in acquiring assets from bankruptcy estates and defended creditors in bankruptcy adversary proceedings. Harry’s work also includes representing banks, mortgage lenders and other institutions including the Resolution Trust Corporation and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in various areas of commercial litigation. In the Intellectual Property area, Harry assists clients in obtaining trademark and service mark protection as well as advising his clients on intellectual property issues.

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Education

  • University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D., With Honors, 1982
  • University of Florida, B.A., With Honors, 1977

Noteworthy

  • Arkansas Bar Association Board of Governors, Chairman, 2011-2012
  • Arkansas Bar Association, Chairman, Golden Gavel Award, 2009 Annual Meeting
  • Cammack Village, Arkansas, Mayor, 1995-2014
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
  • Outstanding Lawyers of America
  • Publication: "The Arkansas Homestead Exemption Under the Revised Bankruptcy Code: A Crack in the Foundation," The Arkansas Lawyer, Spring, 2006 at p. 11.
  • Who's Who in American Law

Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Arkansas Bar Association, House of Delegates, 1999-2005; Board of Governors, 2005-2011; Debtor/Creditor Law Committee; Financial Institutions Section
  • Arkansas Better Business Bureau, Board of Directors , 2002-2013
  • Cammack Village, Arkansas, Mayor, 1995-2014
  • Cammack Village, Arkansas, City Attorney, 1994-1995
  • Central Arkansas Rescue Effort for Animals, Inc., President, 1998-2012; Treasurer, 2012-Present
  • Humane Society of Pulaski County, Vice President, 1998
  • Metroplan, Board of Directors, 1995-2014
  • Phi Kappa Psi
  • Pulaski County Bar, Directory Committee, 1999; Chairman, 1997
  • State Bar of Texas

Admissions

    • Texas, 1982
    • Arkansas, 1989
    • United States Courts of Appeal for the Fifth and Eighth Circuits
    • United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

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