Angela Artherton

Litigation

Associate

  • 479-695-6044
  • aartherton@fridayfirm.com
  • 501-537-2934
  • 3350 S Pinnacle Hills Pkwy Suite 301 Rogers, Arkansas 72758

Biography

Angela Artherton serves as litigation counsel to businesses, insurance companies, school districts and individuals in commercial disputes, employment claims and insurance coverage issues. Her experience includes class action defense, noncompetition agreement disputes, corporate dissolutions, employment discrimination defense, breach of contract litigation and education law.

In 2018, Angela was selected by her attorney peers as a "Rising Star" in Mid-South Super Lawyers. 

Education

  • J.D. University of Arkansas School of Law, magna cum laude, 2012
  • B.A. Missouri Southern State University, 2008

Noteworthy

  • Arkansas Law Review, Member, 2012
  • Hon. Judge Doug Schrantz, Legal Extern, 2010
  • Publication: Raped, but not by a Rapist: The Arkansas Rape Statute Provides No Legal Recourse to Some Victims, 65 ARK. L. REV. 317, 2012
  • Selected by attorney peers as a Rising Star in Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2018
  • The Judge Thomas F. Butt Award for Excellence in Legal Writing, Recipient, 2011

Key Matters

  • Rooney v. Rock-Tenn Converting Co., et al., 878 F.3d 1111 (8th Cir. 2018)
  • Simmons Foods, Inc. v. Industrial Risk Insurers, 863 F.3d 792 (8th Cir. 2017)
  •  Brittany O. v. Bentonville School District, 683 Fed. Appx. 556 (8th Cir. 2017)
  •  United Food & Commercial Workers Int’l Union v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 2014 Ark. 517, 451 S.W.3d 584
  • Parrish v. Bentonville School District, Case No. 5:15-cv-05083, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 41149 (W.D. Ark. March 22, 2017)
  • Albright v. Mountain Home School District, Case No. 3:16-cv-3011, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 103777 (W.D. Ark. July 5, 2017)
  • Rob & Bud’s Pizza, LLC v. Papa Murphy’s Int’l, Inc., Case No. 5:15-cv-5090, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 82927 (W.D. Ark. June 24, 2015) and 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 3685 (W.D. Ark. Jan. 12, 2016)
  • Warren v. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, 577 Fed. Appx. 628 (8th Cir. 2014)

Associations & Memberships

  • Arkansas Bar Association, Member
  • Benton County Bar Association, Member
  • National School Board Association Council of School Attorneys, Member

Admissions

  • Arkansas, 2012
  • Missouri, 2013
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2014
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri, 2013
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, 2012