Focus on our Team

Our Leadership

Friday, Eldredge & Clark is led by managing partner J. Shepherd Russell IIIPrice C. Gardner is the firm's vice chairman. 

The firm comprises 85 attorneys, including 60 partners, 11 of counsel/senior counsel and 14 associates and approximately 85 staff members. The firm's management committee is made up 15 partners. 

Management Committee

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J. Shepherd Russell III              Michelle Ator                     Donald H. Bacon             W. Thomas Baxter

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          Kevin A Crass               Walter (Skip) Ebel III              Price C. Gardner               William M. Griffin III

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 Joseph B. Hurst, Jr.        Elizabeth Robben Murray    A. Wyckliff Nisbet, Jr.           James M. Saxton

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   James M. Simpson               Scott H. Tucker              William A. Waddell, Jr. 

Other Management

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By the Numbers

85   Attorneys

85   Staff

60   Partners

52   Lawyers listed in Best Lawyers

34   Lawyers selected for inclusion in Mid-South Super Lawyer

24   Lawyers ranked in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers

26   Master of Law Degrees

11   Certified Public Accountants (inactive)

6     Fellows in American College of Trust & Estate Counsel

7     Fellows in American College of Trial Lawyers

4     American Board of Trial Advocates

2     Fellows in American College of Tax Counsel