Product Liability

  • Attorney Presents "The Business of Medicine" to UAMS Med Students
    2017-02-09

    Attorney Presents "The Business of Medicine" to UAMS Med Students

    As the fourth-year medical students at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences prepare for their future, they have to learn more than just medicine. Attorney Michelle Ator spoke to these students about the business side of the profession earlier in the week as part of their ongoing education. Her presentation, "The Business of Medicine," focused on ways doctors can minimize their risk of being involved in future litigation. One piece of advice: "Stay focused, current and compassionate.”

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  • Mid-South Super Lawyers Name 34 Attorneys to Annual List
    2016-11-10

    Mid-South Super Lawyers Name 34 Attorneys to Annual List

    Mid-South Super Lawyers named 34 Friday, Eldredge & Clark’s attorneys to their annual listing of top lawyers. In addition, Laura Hensley Smith was named one of the “Top 5o: 2016 Women in the Mid-South” and Donald H. Bacon, Kevin A. Crass, William M. Griffin III, James M. Simpson, Jr., Frederick S. Ursery and William A. Waddell, were named “Top 50: 2016 Arkansas.”

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  • Firm Tops List of U.S. News and Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" in State
    2016-11-02

    Firm Tops List of U.S. News and Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" in State

    Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP has been ranked in the 2017 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list regionally in 41 practice areas, which is the most of any other law firm in the state. Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.

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  • Lawyer Joins Long Tradition of Associates Elected to Chancellor
    2016-09-27

    Lawyer Joins Long Tradition of Associates Elected to Chancellor

    T. Michelle Ator, head of the Medical Malpractice Practice Group at the firm, was elected to be the Chancellor of the Arkansas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church effective July 1, 2016. As Chancellor, Michelle will serve as the chief legal advisor to Bishop Gary Mueller and the Arkansas Annual Conference. Before her election, Michelle had served as the Associate Chancellor since 2009. Michelle’s service as Chancellor continues a long tradition of the firm’s lawyers serving as legal advisors to churches in Arkansas, including the service of John T. Williams as the Chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas and Fred S. Ursery and William A. Waddell as Chancellors of the Arkansas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. “We are grateful to Michelle for her volunteer service to the United Methodist Church and are proud to recognize her for this high honor and privilege,” said J. Shepherd Russell, III, the firm’s managing partner.

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