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AY Magazine Readers Select Best Lawyers in Arkansas

2018-06-13

Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is proud to announce that 14 attorneys have been chosen by the readers of AY Magazine as the best lawyers in the state, some in multiple categories. The results of this year’s readers’ poll were released in the June 2018 issue of the magazine.

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Best Lawyers Announces 2018 Rankings

2017-08-14

Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is proud to announce six attorneys are named by Best Lawyers© as “Lawyer of the Year.” In addition, the publication’s 2018 edition recognizes 52 attorneys, making the firm the highest-ranked firm in Arkansas. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers based on professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to ensure they are in current practice and in good standing.

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Chambers USA Releases 2017 Rankings

2017-05-26

Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is pleased to announce that in today’s release of the 2017 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business edition, the firm is ranked highly in all four categories and 24 of our attorneys are recognized as “Leaders in Their Field” in eight practice areas. The four categories are Corporate/Commercial, Labor and Employment, Litigation: General Commercial and Real Estate.

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Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP Attorneys Listed in Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2016 Edition

2016-05-31

Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is pleased to announce that Chambers and Partners, Legal Publishers, recently released its Chambers USA 2016 edition, an annual listing of America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Friday, Eldredge & Clark was highly ranked in all four categories in which rankings are published – Corporate/Commercial, Labor & Employment, Litigation, and Real Estate. Twenty-four individual lawyers in the firm were recognized in eight categories, with several lawyers listed in more than one category.

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Friday, Eldredge & Clark Attorneys, Practice Groups Ranked in 2015 Chambers USA

2015-06-08

Friday, Eldredge & Clark LLP is ranked in four practice groups in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: A Guide To Americas Leading Lawyers for Business. In addition, 23 of the firms attorneys received individual rankings in the publication. Friday, Eldredge & Clarks rankings page, including client commentary about individuals ...

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Forty-Nine Attorneys at Friday, Eldredge & Clark Named to the 2014 Mid-South Super Lawyers or 2014 Mid-South Rising Stars Lists

2014-12-03

Friday, Eldredge & Clark is pleased to announce that 49 of its attorneys have been named to either the 2014 Mid-South Super Lawyers or 2014 Mid-South Rising Stars lists. Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practices. They use a rigorous selection process including third-party validation of the attorneys professional accomplishments. The attorneys selected for this honor are as follows:

MID-SOUTH SUPER LAWYERS

LITTLE ROCK

Michelle Ator Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense

Donald H. Bacon Professional Liability: Defense, Personal Injury Products: Defense, Personal Injury General: Defense

James C. Baker Insurance Coverage, Personal Injury General: Defense

W. Thomas Baxter Estate Planning & Probate, Tax

Robert B. Beach, Jr. Government Finance, Schools & Education

Paul B. Benham III Securities & Corporate Finance, Banking, Utilities

J. Lee Brown Estate Planning & Probate, Tax, Nonprofit Organizations

Allison J. Cornwell Estate Planning & Probate, Closely Held Business, Estate & Trust Litigation

Kevin A. Crass Business Litigation, Class Action/Mass Torts

Oscar E. Davis, Jr. Employment & Labor

Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III Mergers & Acquisitions, Business/Corporate, Tax

Byron M. Eiseman, Jr. Estate Planning & Probate, Tax, Mergers & Acquisitions

Price C. Gardner Mergers & Acquisitions, Tax: Business, Real Estate: Business

William M. Griffin III Personal Injury Products: Defense, Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense, Civil Litigation: Defense

Christopher Heller General Litigation, Employment & Labor, Schools & Education

Daniel L. Herrington Employment Litigation: Defense, Employment & Labor

Joseph B. Hurst, Jr. Employee Benefits

Harry A. Light Business Litigation, Bankruptcy: Business, Intellectual Property

Joseph P. McKay Civil Litigation: Defense

Michael S. Moore Employment & Labor, Business Litigation

Elizabeth Robben Murray Civil Litigation: Defense, Employment Litigation: Defense, Business Litigation

A. Wyckliff Nisbet, Jr. Employee Benefits, Tax, Estate Planning & Probate J. Shepherd Russell III Government Finance James M. Saxton Real Estate: Business, Tax: Business, Mergers & Acquisitions James M. Simpson, Jr. Civil Litigation: Defense, Antitrust Litigation Laura Hensley Smith Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense, Personal Injury Products: Defense William H. Sutton Business Litigation, Personal Injury General: Defense Jay T. Taylor Real Estate: Business, Banking Frederick S. Ursery General Litigation, Personal Injury General: Defense William A. Waddell, Jr. Business Litigation Guy Alton Wade Workers Compensation, Personal Injury General: Defense, Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense K. Coleman Westbrook, Jr. Estate Planning & Probate, Nonprofit Organizations, Closely Held Business FAYETTEVILLE Clifford W. Plunkett - Business Litigation, Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense, Civil Litigation: Defense ROGERSJason B. Hendren Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense, Personal Injury General: Defense, General Litigation

RISING STARS

LITTLE ROCK Ryan A. Bowman Government Finance Phillip M. Brick, Jr. General Litigation, Personal Injury General: Defense, Business Litigation Bryan W. Duke Mergers & Acquisitions, Tax, Real Estate Jamie Huffman Jones Class Action/Mass Torts, Business/Corporate, General Litigation Martin A. Kasten General Litigation, Appellate Kristopher B. Knox Civil Litigation: Defense, Personal Injury General: Defense, General Litigation D. Michael Moyers Government Finance Sarah Cotton Patterson Estate Planning & Probate, Tax, Nonprofit Organizations Bradley S. Runyon Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense Robert T. Smith Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities & Corporate Finance, Banking J. Adam Wells Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense Kimberly Dickerson Young Personal Injury General: Defense, Business Litigation, Appellate H. Wayne Young Employment & Labor FAYETTEVILLE Jason N. Bramlett Banking, Business Litigation Seth M. Haines Banking, Business Litigation

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Six Friday, Eldredge & Clark Attorneys named Best Lawyers 2015 Lawyers of the Year

2014-08-20

Best Lawyers has named six attorneys at Friday, Eldredge & Clark as Best Lawyers 2015 Lawyers of the year. Those honored and the areas for which they are recognized are: Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III - Corporate Law David M. Graf - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Christopher Heller -Employment Law Harry A. Light - Litigation Bankruptcy James M. Saxon - Real Estate K. Coleman Westbrook, Jr. - Non-Profit/Charities Law because only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the Lawyer of the Year, this award is a high honor. Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The lawyers being honored as Lawyers of the Year have received particularly high ratings in the surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.

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48 Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP Attorneys Named to 2015 Best Lawyers in America List

2014-08-19

Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is pleased to announce that 48 lawyers have been named to the 2015 Edition of Best Lawyers, the oldest and one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades. The lawyers on the list are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing. Following is a listing, by practice area, of the lawyers named to the list for 2015, along with their location:

Little Rock, AR

Appellate Practice

Robert S. Shafer

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Harry A. Light

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Kevin A. Crass

William Mell Griffin III

Christopher Heller

Elizabeth Robben Murray

James M. Simpson

William A. Waddell, Jr.

Commercial Litigation

Kevin A. Crass

Edie Ervin

William Mell Griffin III

Christopher Heller

Elizabeth Robben Murray

William A. Waddell, Jr.

David D. Wilson

Corporate Law

Paul B. Benham III

Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III

Price C. Gardner

Education Law

Christopher Heller

Ellen Owens Smith

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

David M. Graf

Joseph B. Hurst, Jr.

Alexandra A. Ifrah

A. Wyckliff Nisbet, Jr.

Employment Law Individuals

Khayyam M. Eddings

Elizabeth Robben Murray

Employment Law Management

Oscar E. Davis, Jr.

Christopher Heller

Daniel L. Herrington

Michael S. Moore

Elizabeth Robben Murray

Frederick S. Ursery

H. Wayne Young

First Amendment Law

James M. Simpson

Franchise Law

William A. Waddell, Jr.

Health Care Law

Bruce B. Tidwell

Insurance Law

James C. Baker

Labor Law Management

Oscar E. Davis, Jr.

Daniel L. Herrington

Michael S. Moore

Legal Malpractice Law Defendants

Donald H. Bacon

Litigation Antitrust

James M. Simpson

Litigation Banking & Finance

William A. Waddell, Jr.

Litigation Bankruptcy

Harry A. Light

Litigation Labor & Employment

Christopher Heller

Daniel L. Herrington

Michael S. Moore

Elizabeth Robben Murray

Frederick S. Ursery

Litigation Securities

Kevin A. Crass

Litigation Trusts & Estates

Allison J. Cornwell

Sarah Cotton Patterson

Litigation & Controversy - Tax

Price C. Gardner

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Michelle Ator

Donald H. Bacon

Laura Hensley Smith

Mergers & Acquisition Law

Paul B. Benham III

Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III

Municipal Law

J. Shepherd Russell III

Non-Profit / Charities Law

Byron M. Eiseman, Jr.

Sarah Cotton Patterson

K. Coleman Westbrook, Jr.

Personal Injury Litigation Defendants

Michelle Ator

Donald H. Bacon

James C. Baker

Kevin A. Crass

William Mell Griffin III

James M. Simpson

Laura Hensley Smith

Frederick S. Ursery

Guy Alton Wade

David D. Wilson

Personal Injury Litigation Plaintiffs

Frederick S. Ursery

Project Finance Law

J. Shepherd Russell III

Public Finance Law

Robert B. Beach

Thomas P. Leggett

J. Shepherd Russell III

Railroad Law

Scott H. Tucker

Frederick S. Ursery

Real Estate Law

James C. Clark

Price C. Gardner

James M. Saxton

Jay T. Taylor

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Paul B. Benham III

Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III

Robert T. Smith

Securities Regulation

Paul B. Benham III

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

J. Shepherd Russell III

Tax Law

J. Lee Brown

Bryan W. Duke

Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III

Byron M. Eiseman, Jr.

Price C. Gardner

Robert T. Smith

Trusts And Estates

W. Thomas Baxter

J. Lee Brown

Allison J. Cornwell

Byron M. Eiseman, Jr.

Sarah Cotton Patterson

K. Coleman Westbrook, Jr.

Workers Compensation Law Employers

Guy Alton Wade

 
 

Fayetteville, AR

Appellate Practice

R. Christopher Lawson

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Jason N. Bramlett

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Clifford W. Plunkett

Commercial Litigation

Clifford W. Plunkett

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Clifford W. Plunkett

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Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP listed in Chambers USA 2014 Edition

2014-08-19

Little Rock, Arkansas - Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is pleased to announce that Chambers and Partners, Legal Publishers, recently released its Chambers USA 2014 edition, an annual listing of America's Leading Lawyers for Business. For over twenty years, Chambers has published the leading directories of the legal profession. Chambers' reputation is based on the independence and objectivity of their research. They have 100 full-time researchers who interview thousands of lawyers and their clients around the world. Their intensive, continuous research identifies the world's leading lawyers and law firms - those which perform best according to the criteria most valued by clients. The firm was highly ranked in all four categories in which rankings are publishedCorporate/Commercial, Labor & Employment, Litigation and Real Estate. Individual lawyers in the firm were also recognized, as follows: Corporate/Commercial Paul B. Benham III Price C. Gardner Corporate/Commercial: Municipal Bonds Robert B. Beach Ryan A. Bowman D.Michael Moyers J. Shepherd Russell III Corporate/Commercial: Tax Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III Byron M. Eiseman, Jr. Price C. Gardner Labor & Employment Daniel L. Herrington Michael S. Moore Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation Joseph B. Hurst, Jr. A. Wyckliff Nisbet, Jr. Litigation: General Commercial Kevin A. Crass James M. Simpson William A. Waddell, Jr. David D. Wilson Litigation: Medical Malpractice Defense Michelle Ator Jason B. Hendren Laura Hensley Smith Real Estate Michael B. Childers Price C. Gardner James M. Saxton Jay T. Taylor

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Forty-One Attorneys at Friday, Eldredge & Clark Named to the 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers or 2013 Mid-South Rising Stars Lists

2013-11-08

Friday, Eldredge & Clark is pleased to announce that 41 of its attorneys have been named to either the 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers or 2013 Mid-South Rising Stars lists. Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. They use a rigorous selection process including third-party validation of the attorneys' professional accomplishments. The attorneys selected for this honor are as follows:

MID-SOUTH SUPER LAWYERS

LITTLE ROCK

Michelle Ator - Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice Donald H. Bacon - Professional Liability: Defense James C. Baker - Insurance Coverage W. Thomas Baxter - Estate Probate Paul B. Benham III - Securities & Corporate Finance Phillip M. Brick, Jr. - General Litigation J. Lee Brown - Estate & Probate Kevin A. Crass - Business Litigation Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III - Mergers & Acquisitions Byron M. Eiseman, Jr. - Estate & Probate Price C. Gardner - Mergers & Acquisitions William Mell Griffin III - Personal Injury Defense: Products Christopher Heller - General Litigation Daniel L. Herrington - Employment Litigation: Defense Joseph B. Hurst, Jr. - Employee Benefits/ERISA Jamie Huffman Jones - Class Action Kristopher B. Knox - General Litigation Harry A. Light - Bankruptcy Joseph P. McKay - Civil Litigation Defense Michael S. Moore - Employment & Labor D. Michael Moyers - Bonds/Government Finance Elizabeth Robben Murray - Civil Litigation Defense Sarah Cotton Patterson - Estate & Probate Bradley S. Runyon - Person Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice J. Shepherd Russell III - Bonds/Government Finance James M. Saxton - Real Estate James M. Simpson, Jr. - Civil Litigation Defense Laura Hensley Smith - Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice Jay T. Taylor - Real Estate Frederick S. Ursery - General Litigation William A. Waddell, Jr. - Business Litigation K. Coleman Westbrook, Jr. - Estate Planning & Probate Kimberly Dickerson Young - Personal Injury Defense: General H. Wayne Young - Employment & Labor

FAYETTEVILLE

Jason N. Bramlett - Banking Seth M. Haines - Banking Clifford W. Plunkett -Business Litigation

ROGERS

Jason B. Hendren - Personal Injury Defense

RISING STARS

LITTLE ROCK

Phillip M. Brick, Jr. - General Litigation Jamie Huffman Jones - Class Action/Mass Torts Martin A. Kasten - General Litigation Kathryn A. Kirkpatrick - Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice Kristopher B. knox - General Litigation D. Michael Moyers - Bonds/Government Finance Sarah Cotton Patterson - Estate & Probate Bradley S. Runyon - Personal Injury Defense Kimberly Dickerson Young - Personal Injury Defense: General H. Wayne Young - Employment & Labor

FAYETTEVILLE

Jason N. Bramlett - Banking Seth M. Haines - Banking

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47 Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP Attorneys Named to 2014 Best Lawyers in America List

2013-08-21

Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is pleased to announce that 47 lawyers have been named to the 2014 Edition of Best Lawyers, the oldest and one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades. The lawyers on the list are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing. Following is a listing, by practice area, of the lawyers named to the list for 2014, along with their location:

Little Rock, AR

Appellate Practice

Robert S. Shafer

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Harry A. Light

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Kevin A. Crass

William Mell Griffin III

Christopher Heller

Elizabeth Robben Murray

James M. Simpson

William A. Waddell, Jr.

Commercial Litigation

Kevin A. Crass

William Mell Griffin III

Christopher Heller

Elizabeth Robben Murray

William A. Waddell, Jr.

David D. Wilson

Corporate Law

Paul B. Benham III

Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III

Price C. Gardner

Education Law

Christopher Heller

Ellen Owens Smith

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

David M. Graf

Joseph B. Hurst, Jr.

Alexandra A. Ifrah

A. Wyckliff Nisbet, Jr.

Employment Law Individuals

Khayyam M. Eddings

Elizabeth Robben Murray

Employment Law Management

Oscar E. Davis, Jr.

Christopher Heller

Daniel L. Herrington

Michael S. Moore

Elizabeth Robben Murray

Frederick S. Ursery

First Amendment Law

James M. Simpson

Franchise Law

William A. Waddell, Jr.

Health Care Law

Bruce B. Tidwell

Insurance Law

James C. Baker

Labor Law Management

Oscar E. Davis, Jr.

Daniel L. Herrington

Michael S. Moore

Legal Malpractice Law Defendants

Donald H. Bacon

Litigation Antitrust

James M. Simpson

Litigation Banking & Finance

William A. Waddell, Jr.

Litigation Bankruptcy

Harry A. Light

Litigation Labor & Employment

Christopher Heller

Daniel L. Herrington

Michael S. Moore

Elizabeth Robben Murray

Frederick S. Ursery

Litigation Securities

Kevin A. Crass

Litigation Trusts & Estates

Allison J. Cornwell

Sarah Cotton Patterson

Litigation & Controversy - Tax

Price C. Gardner

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Michelle Ator

Donald H. Bacon

Laura Hensley Smith

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Donald H. Bacon

Mergers & Acquisition Law

Paul B. Benham III

Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III

Municipal Law

J. Shepherd Russell III

Non-Profit / Charities Law

Byron M. Eiseman, Jr.

Sarah Cotton Patterson

K. Coleman Westbrook, Jr.

Personal Injury Litigation Defendants

Michelle Ator

Donald H. Bacon

James C. Baker

Kevin A. Crass

William Mell Griffin III

James M. Simpson

Laura Hensley Smith

Frederick S. Ursery

Guy Alton Wade

David D. Wilson

Personal Injury Litigation Plaintiffs

Frederick S. Ursery

Project Finance Law

J. Shepherd Russell III

Public Finance Law

Robert B. Beach

Thomas P. Leggett

J. Shepherd Russell III

Railroad Law

Scott H. Tucker

Frederick S. Ursery

Real Estate Law

James C. Clark

Price C. Gardner

James M. Saxton

Jay T. Taylor

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Paul B. Benham III

Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III

Robert T. Smith

Securities Regulation

Paul B. Benham III

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

J. Shepherd Russell III

Tax Law

J. Lee Brown

Bryan W. Duke

Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III

Byron M. Eiseman, Jr.

Price C. Gardner

Robert T. Smith

Trusts And Estates

W. Thomas Baxter

J. Lee Brown

Allison J. Cornwell

Byron M. Eiseman, Jr.

Sarah Cotton Patterson

K. Coleman Westbrook, Jr.

Workers Compensation Law Employers

Guy Alton Wade

 
 

Fayetteville, AR

Appellate Practice

R. Christopher Lawson

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Jason N. Bramlett

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Clifford W. Plunkett

Commercial Litigation

Clifford W. Plunkett

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Clifford W. Plunkett

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Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP listed in Chambers USA 2013 Edition

2013-05-24

Little Rock, Arkansas - Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is pleased to announce that Chambers and Partners, Legal Publishers, recently released its Chambers USA 2013 edition, an annual listing of America's Leading Lawyers for Business. For over twenty years, Chambers has published the leading directories of the legal profession. Chambers' reputation is based on the independence and objectivity of their research. They have 100 full-time researchers who interview thousands of lawyers and their clients around the world. Their intensive, continuous research identifies the world's leading lawyers and law firms - those which perform best according to the criteria most valued by clients. The firm was highly ranked in all four categories in which rankings are publishedCorporate/Commercial, Labor & Employment, Litigation and Real Estate. Individual lawyers in the firm were also recognized, as follows:

Corporate/Commercial

Paul B. Benham III

Steven L. Brooks

Price C. Gardner

 

Corporate/Commercial: Municipal Bonds

Robert B. Beach

Ryan A. Bowman

J. Shepherd Russell III

 

Corporate/Commercial: Tax

Byron M. Eiseman, Jr.

Price C. Gardner

 

Labor & Employment

Daniel L. Herrington

Michael S. Moore

 

Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation

Joseph B. Hurst, Jr.

A. Wyckliff Nisbet, Jr.

 

Litigation: General Commercial

Kevin A. Crass

Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III

James M. Simpson

William A. Waddell, Jr.

David D. Wilson

 

Litigation: Medical Malpractice Defense

Michelle Ator

Jason B. Hendren

Laura Hensley Smith

 

Real Estate

Michael B. Childers

Price C. Gardner

James M. Saxton

Jay T. Taylor

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Friday, Eldredge & Clark has 39 "Super Lawyers"

2012-12-10

Each year, Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in Arkansas. These attorneys are selected via peer nomination, independent research and peer evaluation. Those Arkansas lawyers who receive the highest point totals during the nomination, research and peer review process are recognized in Arkansas Super Lawyers Top Lists. Following are the lawyers recognized, the list to which they were named, and the practice area for which they were recognized (where applicable):

TOP 50 LAWYERS IN ARKANSAS

Donald H. Bacon Kevin A. Crass Byron M. Eiseman, Jr. William Mell Griffin III Laura Hensley Smith Frederick S. Ursery William A. Waddell, Jr.

TOP 50 WOMEN LAWYERS IN ARKANSAS

Laura Hensley Smith

MID-SOUTH SUPER LAWYERS

LITTLE ROCK

Michelle Ator - Personal Injury Defense Donald H. Bacon - Professional Liability: Defense W. Thomas Baxter - Estate Planning & Probate Paul B. Benham III - Securities & Corporate Finance J. Lee Brown - Estate Planning & Probate James A. Buttry - Bonds/Government Finance Kevin A. Crass - Business Litigation Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III - Mergers & Acquisitions Byron M. Eiseman, Jr. - Estate Planning & Probate Price C. Gardner - Mergers & Acquisitions William Mell Griffin III - Personal Injury Defense Christopher Heller - General Litigation Daniel L. Herrington - Employment Litigation: Defense Joseph B. Hurst, Jr. - Employee Benefits/ERISA Harry A. Light - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Joseph P. McKay - Civil Litigation Defense Michael S. Moore - Employment & Labor Elizabeth Robben Murray - Civil Litigation Defense J. Shepherd Russell III - Bonds/Government Finance James M. Saxton - Real Estate James M. Simpson, Jr. - Civil Litigation Defense Laura Hensley Smith - Personal Injury Defense Jay T. Taylor - Real Estate Frederick S. Ursery - General Litigation William A. Waddell, Jr. - Business Litigation K. Coleman Westbrook, Jr. - Estate Planning & Probate

FAYETTEVILLE

Clifford W. Plunkett -Business Litigation

ROGERS

Jason B. Hendren - Personal Injury Defense

RISING STARS

LITTLE ROCK

Phillip M. Brick, Jr. - General Litigation Bryan W. Duke - Mergers & Acquisitions Jamie Huffman Jones - Class Action/Mass Torts Martin A. Kasten - General Litigation D. Michael Moyers - Bonds/Government Finance Sarah Cotton Patterson - Estate Planning & Probate Bradley S. Runyon - Personal Injury Defense J. Adam Wells - Personal Injury Defense Kimberly Dickerson Young - Personal Injury Defense

FAYETTEVILLE

Seth M. Haines - Banking

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Forty-Six Lawyers at Friday, Eldredge & Clark Named Best Lawyers in America 2013

2012-08-29

Friday, Eldredge and Clark lawyers have once again been recognized by Best Lawyers in America. Forty-six of the firms lawyers have been named Best Lawyers for 2013. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Below is a listing of the included lawyers:

Little Rock, AR

Appellate Practice

Robert S. Shafer

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Harry A. Light

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Kevin A. Crass

William Mell Griffin III

Christopher Heller

Elizabeth Robben Murray

William A. Waddell, Jr.

Commercial Litigation

Kevin A. Crass

William Mell Griffin III

Christopher Heller

Elizabeth Robben Murray

William A. Waddell, Jr.

David D. Wilson

Corporate Law

Paul B. Benham III

Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III

Price C. Gardner

Education Law

Christopher Heller

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

David M. Graf

Joseph B. Hurst, Jr.

Alexandra A. Ifrah

A. Wyckliff Nisbet, Jr.

Employment Law Individuals

Elizabeth Robben Murray

Employment Law Management

Oscar E. Davis, Jr.

Christopher Heller

Daniel L. Herrington

Michael S. Moore

Elizabeth Robben Murray

Frederick S. Ursery

First Amendment Law

James M. Simpson

Frachise Law

William A. Waddell, Jr.

Health Care Law

Bruce B. Tidwell

Insurance Law

James C. Baker

Labor Law Management

Daniel L. Herrington

Michael S. Moore

Legal Malpractice Law Defendants

Donald H. Bacon

Litigation Antitrust

James M. Simpson

Litigation Banking & Finance

William A. Waddell, Jr.

Litigation Bankruptcy

Harry A. Light

Litigation Labor & Employment

Christopher Heller

Daniel L. Herrington

Michael S. Moore

Elizabeth Robben Murray

Frederick S. Ursery

Litigation Securities

Kevin A. Crass

Litigation Trusts & Estates

Allison J. Cornwell

Sarah Cotton Patterson

Litigation & Controversy - Tax

Price C. Gardner

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Michelle Ator

Donald H. Bacon

Laura Hensley Smith

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Donald H. Bacon

Mergers & Acquisition Law

Paul B. Benham III

Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III

Municipal Law

J. Shepherd Russell III

Non-Profit / Charities Law

Byron M. Eiseman, Jr.

Sarah Cotton Patterson

James E. Harris

K. Coleman Westbrook, Jr.

Personal Injury Litigation Defendants

Michelle Ator

Donald H. Bacon

James C. Baker

Kevin A. Crass

William Mell Griffin III

James M. Simpson

Laura Hensley Smith

Frederick S. Ursery

Guy Alton Wade

David D. Wilson

Personal Injury Litigation Plaintiffs

Frederick S. Ursery

Project Finance Law

J. Shepherd Russell III

Public Finance Law

Robert B. Beach

James A. Buttry

Thomas P. Leggett

J. Shepherd Russell III

Railroad Law

Scott H. Tucker

Frederick S. Ursery

Real Estate Law

James C. Clark

Price C. Gardner

James M. Saxton

Jay T. Taylor

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Paul B. Benham III

Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III

Securities Regulation

Paul B. Benham III

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

J. Shepherd Russell III

Tax Law

J. Lee Brown

Bryan W. Duke

Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III

Byron M. Eiseman, Jr.

Price C. Gardner

Robert T. Smith

Trusts And Estates

W. Thomas Baxter

J. Lee Brown

Allison J. Cornwell

Byron M. Eiseman, Jr.

Sarah Cotton Patterson

James E. Harris

K. Coleman Westbrook, Jr.

Workers Compensation Law Employers

Guy Alton Wade

 
 

Fayetteville, AR

Appellate Practice

R. Christopher Lawson

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Jason N. Bramlett

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Clifford W. Plunkett

Commercial Litigation

Clifford W. Plunkett

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Clifford W. Plunkett

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Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP listed in Chambers USA 2012 Edition

2012-06-07

Little Rock, Arkansas - Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is pleased to announce that Chambers and Partners, Legal Publishers, recently released its Chambers USA 2012 edition, an annual listing of America's Leading Lawyers for Business. For over twenty years, Chambers has published the leading directories of the legal profession. Chambers' reputation is based on the independence and objectivity of their research. They have 100 full-time researchers who interview thousands of lawyers and their clients around the world. Their intensive, continuous research identifies the world's leading lawyers and law firms - those which perform best according to the criteria most valued by clients. The firm was highly ranked in all four categories in which rankings are publishedCorporate/Commercial, Labor & Employment, Litigation and Real Estate. Individual lawyers in the firm were also recognized, as follows: Corporate/Commercial: Paul B. Benham III Ryan A. Bowman Steven L. Brooks Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III Price C. Gardner Corporate/Commercial: Municipal Bonds: Robert B. Beach J. Shepherd Russell III Corporate/Commercial: Tax: Byron M. Eiseman, Jr. Price C. Gardner Labor & Employment: Daniel L. Herrington Michael S. Moore Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation: Joseph B. Hurst, Jr. A. Wyckliff Nisbet, Jr. Litigation: General Commercial: Kevin A. Crass James M. Simpson William A. Waddell, Jr. Litigation: Medical Malpractice Defense: Michelle Ator Laura Hensley Smith Real Estate: Price C. Gardner James M. Saxton Jay T. Taylor

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Forty-Five Lawyers at Friday, Eldredge & Clark Named Best Lawyers in America 2012

2011-09-07

Forty-five lawyers from Friday, Eldredge & Clark were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2012. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 41,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.9 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice. Below is a listing of the included lawyers by specialty:

Little Rock, AR

Appellate Practice

Robert S. Shafer

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Harry A. Light

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Kevin A. Crass

William Mell Griffin III

Christopher Heller

Elizabeth Robben Murray

William A. Waddell, Jr.

Commercial Litigation

Kevin A. Crass

William Mell Griffin III

Christopher Heller

Elizabeth Robben Murray

William A. Waddell, Jr.

Corporate Law

Paul B. Benham III

Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III

Price C. Gardner

Education Law

Christopher Heller

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

David M. Graf

Joseph B. Hurst, Jr.

Alexandra A. Ifrah

A. Wyckliff Nisbet, Jr.

Employment Law Individuals

Elizabeth Robben Murray

Employment Law Management

Oscar E. Davis, Jr.

Christopher Heller

Daniel L. Herrington

Michael S. Moore

Elizabeth Robben Murray

Frederick S. Ursery

Franchise Law

William A. Waddell, Jr.

Health Care Law

Bruce B. Tidwell

Labor Law Management

Daniel L. Herrington

Michael S. Moore

Legal Malpractice Law Defendants

Donald H. Bacon

Litigation & Controversy Tax

Price C. Gardner

Litigation Antitrust

James M. Simpson

Litigation Banking & Finance

William A. Waddell, Jr.

Litigation Bankruptcy

Harry A. Light

Litigation Labor & Employment

Christopher Heller

Daniel L. Herrington

Michael S. Moore

Elizabeth Robben Murray

Frederick S. Ursery

Litigation Securities

Kevin A. Crass

Litigation Trusts & Estates

Allison J. Cornwell

Sarah Cotton Patterson

Medical Malpractice Law

Donald H. Bacon

Medical Malpractice Law Defendants

Michelle Ator

Laura Hensley Smith

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Paul B. Benham III

Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III

Municipal Law

J. Shepherd Russell III

Non-Profit / Charities Law

Sarah Cotton Patterson

Byron M. Eiseman, Jr.

James E. Harris

K. Coleman Westbrook, Jr.

Personal Injury Litigation

Michelle Ator

Donald H. Bacon

James C. Baker, Jr.

William Mell Griffin III

Guy Alton Wade

David D. Wilson

Personal Injury Litigation Defendants

Kevin A. Crass

James M. Simpson

Laura Hensley Smith

Frederick S. Ursery

Personal Injury Litigation Plaintiffs

Frederick S. Ursery

Project Finance Law

J. Shepherd Russell III

Public Finance Law

Robert B. Beach

James A. Buttry

Thomas P. Leggett

J. Shepherd Russell III

Railroad Law

Scott H. Tucker

Frederick S. Ursery

Real Estate Law

Price C. Gardner

James M. Saxton

Jay T. Taylor

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Paul B. Benham III

Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III

Securities Regulation

Paul B. Benham III

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

J. Shepherd Russell III

Tax Law

J. Lee Brown

Bryan W. Duke

Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III

Byron M. Eiseman, Jr.

Price C. Gardner

Trusts and Estates

W. Thomas Baxter

J. Lee Brown

Allison J. Cornwell

Sarah Cotton Patterson

Byron M. Eiseman, Jr.

James E. Harris

K. Coleman Westbrook, Jr.

Workers Compensation Law Employers

Guy Alton Wade

 
 

Fayetteville, AR

Appellate Practice

R. Christopher Lawson

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Jason N. Bramlett

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Clifford W. Plunkett

Commercial Litigation

Clifford W. Plunkett

Personal Injury Litigation

Clifford W. Plunkett

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Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP listed in Chambers USA 2011 Edition

2011-06-15

Little Rock, Arkansas - Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is pleased to announce that Chambers and Partners, Legal Publishers, recently released its Chambers USA 2011 edition, an annual listing of America's Leading Lawyers for Business. For twenty years, Chambers has published the leading directories of the legal profession. Chambers' reputation is based on the independence and objectivity of their research. They have 100 full-time researchers who interview thousands of lawyers and their clients around the world. Their intensive, continuous research identifies the world's leading lawyers and law firms - those which perform best according to the criteria most valued by clients. The firm was highly ranked in all four categories in which rankings are publishedCorporate/Commercial, Labor & Employment, Litigation and Real Estate. Individual lawyers in the firm were also recognized, as follows: Corporate/Commercial: Paul B. Benham III Price C. Gardner Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III Corporate/Commercial: Municipal Bonds: J. Shepherd Russell III James A. Buttry Robert B. Beach Corporate/Commercial: Tax: Byron M. Eiseman, Jr. Price C. GardnerLabor & Employment: Daniel L. Herrington Michael S. Moore Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation: A. Wyckliff Nisbet, Jr. Joseph B. Hurst, Jr. Litigation: General Commercial: James M. Simpson Kevin A. Crass William A. Waddell, Jr. Litigation: Medical Malpractice Defense: Laura Hensley Smith Real Estate: James M. Saxton Jay T. Taylor Price C. Gardner

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Mid-South Super Lawyers for 2010

2010-11-08

Our lawyers have once again been honored by inclusion in the annual Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars listings for 2010. Lawyers included on these listings are chosen using a statewide nomination process, peer review by practice area and independent research on candidates. The lawyers on the lists will appear in the Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine mailed to attorneys in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi and will also appear on the web at www.superlawyers.com. Those selected and the listing to which they were named are as follows: Super Lawyers Donald H. Bacon W. Thomas Baxter Paul B. Benham III J. Lee Brown Kevin A. Crass Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III Byron M. Eiseman, Jr. Price C. Gardner William Mell Griffin III James E. Harris Joseph B. Hurst, Jr. Michael S. Moore Elizabeth Robben Murray J. Shepherd Russell III James M. Saxton James M. Simpson James W. Smith Laura Hensley Smith Frederick S. Ursery William A. Waddell, Jr. Rising Stars Ryan A. Bowman Jason N. Bramlett Sarah Cotton Patterson Jamie Huffman Jones Martin A. Kasten Jay T. Taylor Kimberly Dickerson Young

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Best Lawyers Honors 44 Friday, Eldredge & Clark Attorneys

2010-08-20

Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP, is proud to announce that Best Lawyers, a leading lawyer rating publication since 1984, has honored 44 of its partners by listing them in their 2011 edition. Those honored attorneys represent 28 litigation and transactional practice areas and enable the firm to have the most honorees in Arkansas. The office location, lawyers honored and their fields of specialty are as follows:

Little Rock, AR

Michelle Ator

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Donald H. Bacon

Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Medical Malpractice Law Personal Injury Litigation

James C. Baker

Personal Injury Litigation

W. Thomas Baxter

Trusts and Estates

Robert B. Beach

Public Finance Law

Paul B. Benham III

Corporate Law Mergers & Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation

J. Lee Brown

Tax Law Trusts and Estates

James A. Buttry

Public Finance Law

Allison J. Cornwell

Litigation - Trust & Estates Trusts and Estates

Sarah Cotton Patterson

Litigation - Trust & Estates Non-Profit/Charities Law Trust and Estates

Kevin A. Crass

Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Litigation - Environmental Litigation - Securities Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Oscar E. Davis, Jr.

Employment Law - Management Labor Law - Management

Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III

Corporate Law Mergers & Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Tax Law

Byron M. Eiseman, Jr.

Non-Profit/Charities Law Tax Law Trusts and Estates

Price C. Gardner

Corporate Law Litigation & Controversy - Tax Real Estate Law Tax Law

David M. Graf

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

William Mell Griffin III

Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Personal Injury Litigation Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

James E. Harris

Non-Profit/Charities Law Trusts and Estates

Christopher J. Heller

Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Education Law Employment Law - Management Litigation - Labor & Employment

Daniel L. Herrington

Employment Law - Management Labor Law - Management Litigation - Labor & Employment

Joseph B. Hurst, Jr.

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Alexandra A. Ifrah

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Thomas P. Leggett

Public Finance Law

Harry A. Light

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Litigation - Bankruptcy

Michael S. Moore

Employment Law - Management Labor Law - Management Litigation - Labor & Employment

Jeffrey H. Moore

Construction Law

Elizabeth Robben Murray

Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Employment Law - Individuals Employment Law - Management Litigation - Labor & Employment

A. Wyckliff Nisbet, Jr.

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

J. Shepherd Russell III

Municipal Law Project Finance Law Public Finance Law Securitization and Structured Finance Law

James M. Saxton

Real Estate Law

Robert S. Shafer

Appellate Practice

James M. Simpson

Litigation - Antitrust Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Laura Hensley Smith

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Jay T. Taylor

Real Estate Law

Bruce B. Tidwell

Health Care Law

Scott H. Tucker

Railroad Law

Frederick S. Ursery

Employment Law - Management Litigation - Labor & Employment Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Railroad Law

William A. Waddell, Jr.

Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Franchise Law Litigation - Banking & Finance

Guy Alton Wade

Personal Injury Litigation Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

K. Coleman Westbrook, Jr.

Non-Profit/Charities Law Trusts and Estates

Fayetteville, AR

Jason N. Bramlett

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

R. Christopher Lawson

Appellate Practice

Clifford W. Plunkett

Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation

James W. Smith


Mergers & Acquisitions Law Tax Law Trusts and Estates

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Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP listed in Chambers USA 2010 edition

2010-06-15

Little Rock, Arkansas - Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is pleased to announce that Chambers and Partners, Legal Publishers, recently released its Chambers USA 2010 edition, an annual listing of America's Leading Lawyers for Business. For twenty years, Chambers has published the leading directories of the legal profession. Chambers' reputation is based on the independence and objectivity of their research. They have 100 full-time researchers who interview thousands of lawyers and their clients around the world. Their intensive, continuous research identifies the world's leading lawyers and law firms - those which perform best according to the criteria most valued by clients. The firm was highly ranked in all four categories in which rankings are publishedCorporate/Commercial, Labor & Employment, Litigation and Real Estate. Individual lawyers in the firm were also recognized, as follows: Corporate/Commercial: James W. Smith Paul B. Benham III Price C. Gardner Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III Corporate/Commercial: Municipal Bonds: J. Shepherd Russell III James A. Buttry Robert B. Beach Corporate/Commercial: Tax: Byron M. Eiseman, Jr. Price C. Gardner Labor & Employment: Daniel L. Herrington Michael S. Moore Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation: A. Wyckliff Nisbet, Jr. Joseph B. Hurst, Jr. Litigation: General Commercial: James M. Simpson Kevin A. Crass William A. Waddell, Jr. Litigation: Medical Malpractice Defense: Laura Hensley Smith Real Estate: James M. Saxton Jay T. Taylor Price C. Gardner

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Thirty-Three Firm Attorneys Selected as Mid-South Super Lawyers 2009

2010-01-04

We are honored that the most recent edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers lists 33 attorneys from Friday, Eldredge & Clark. Attorneys are selected for inclusion by their peers and competitors. Six of the firm's attorneys were among the state's Top 50 lawyers, a distinction unmatched in Arkansas.

Firm Lawyer Selected To
Donald H. Bacon Super Lawyers
W. Thomas Baxter Super Lawyers
Paul B. Benham III Super Lawyers
Ryan A. Bowman Rising Stars
Jason N. Bramlett Rising Stars
J. Lee Brown Super Lawyers
Sarah Cotton Patterson Rising Stars
Kevin A. Crass Top 50 Arkansas Super Lawyers
Oscar E. Davis, Jr. Super Lawyers
Bryan W. Duke Super Lawyers
Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III Super Lawyers
Byron M. Eiseman, Jr. Top 50 Arkansas Super Lawyers
Price C. Gardner Super Lawyers
William Mell Griffin III Top 50 Arkansas Super Lawyers
James E. Harris Super Lawyers
Joseph B. Hurst, Jr. Super Lawyers
Jamie Huffman Jones Rising Stars
Martin A. Kasten Rising Stars
Michael S. Moore Super Lawyers
Elizabeth Robben Murray Super Lawyers
A. Wyckliff Nisbet, Jr. Super Lawyers
J. Shepherd Russell III Super Lawyers
James M. Saxton Super Lawyers
James M. Simpson Top 50 Arkansas Super Lawyers
James W. Smith Super Lawyers
Laura Hensley Smith Top 50 Arkansas Super Lawyers
Robert T. Smith Rising Stars
Jay T. Taylor Rising Stars
Frederick S. Ursery Super Lawyers
William A. Waddell, Jr. Super Lawyers
Guy Alton Wade Super Lawyers
K. Coleman Westbrook, Jr. Super Lawyers
Kimberly Dickerson Young Rising Stars

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Best Lawyers In America 2010

2009-12-22

 

Published biennially since 1983, The Best Lawyers in America is widely regarded as the preeminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States. The Best Lawyers lists, representing 30 practice areas, are compiled through an exhaustive peer-review survey in which thousands of the top lawyers in the U.S.confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Friday, Eldredge and Clark is proud to have 45 lawyers who are listed in The Best Lawyers in America for 2010. Those lawyers are listed alphabetically below along with the practice areas for which they have been recognized:

Michelle Ator Medical Malpractice Law
Donald H. Bacon Legal Malpractice Law | Medical Malpractice Law | Personal Injury Litigation
W. Thomas Baxter Trusts and Estates
Robert B. Beach Public Finance Law
Paul B. Benham III Corporate Law | Mergers & Acquisitions Law | Securities Law
Jason N. Bramlett Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
J. Lee Brown Tax Law | Trusts and Estates
James A. Buttry Public Finance Law
Allison J. Cornwell Trusts and Estates
Sarah Cotton Patterson Non-Profit/Charities Law | Trusts and Estates
Kevin A. Crass Bet-the-Company Litigation | Commercial Litigation | Personal Injury Litigation
Oscar E. Davis, Jr. Labor and Employment Law
Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III Corporate Law | Mergers & Acquisitions Law | Securities Law | Tax Law
Byron M. Eiseman, Jr. Non-Profit/Charities Law | Tax Law | Trusts and Estates
Price C. Gardner Corporate Law | Real Estate Law | Tax Law
David M. Graf Employee Benefits Law
William Mell Griffin III Bet-the-Company Litigation | Commercial Litigation | Personal Injury Litigation | Workers' Compensation Law
James E. Harris Non-Profit/Charities Law | Trusts and Estates
Christopher J. Heller Bet-the-Company Litigation | Commercial Litigation | Education Law | Labor and Employment Law
Daniel L. Herrington Labor and Employment Law
Joseph B. Hurst, Jr. Employee Benefits Law
Alexandra A. Ifrah Employee Benefits Law
R. Christopher Lawson Appellate Law
Thomas P. Leggett Public Finance Law
Harry A. Light Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
Michael S. Moore Labor and Employment Law
Elizabeth Robben Murray Bet-the-Company Litigation | Commercial Litigation | Labor and Employment Law
A. Wyckliff Nisbet, Jr. Employee Benefits Law
Clifford W. Plunkett Bet-the-Company Litigation | Commercial Litigation
J. Shepherd Russell III Municipal Law | Project Finance Law | Public Finance Law | Structured Finance Law
James M. Saxton Real Estate Law
Robert S. Shafer Appellate Law
James M. Simpson Antitrust Law | Personal Injury Litigation
James W. Smith Mergers & Acquisitions Law | Tax Law | Trusts and Estates
Laura Hensley Smith Medical Malpractice Law | Personal Injury Litigation
Jay T. Taylor Real Estate Law
Bruce B. Tidwell Health Care Law
Scott H. Tucker Railroad Law
Frederick S. Ursery Labor and Employment Law | Personal Injury Litigation | Railroad Law
William A. Waddell, Jr. Banking Law | Bet-the-Company Litigation | Commercial Litigation | Franchise Law | Non-Profit/Charities Law | Trusts and Estates
Guy Alton Wade Workers' Compensation Law
Bruce B. Tidwell Health Care Law
K. Coleman Westbrook, Jr. Labor and Employment Law | Personal Injury Litigation | Railroad Law

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Best Lawyers in America 2009

2009-11-17

Published biennially since 1983, The Best Lawyers in America is widely regarded as the preeminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States. The Best Lawyers lists, representing 30 practice areas, are compiled through an exhaustive peer-review survey in which thousands of the top lawyers in the U.S.confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Friday, Eldredge and Clark is proud to have 39 lawyers who are listed in The Best Lawyers in America for 2009. Those lawyers are listed alphabetically below along with the practice areas for which they have been recognized:

Michelle Ator Medical Malpractice Law
Donald H. Bacon Legal Malpractice Law | Medical Malpractice | Law | Personal Injury Litigation
W. Thomas Baxter Trusts and Estates
Robert B. Beach Public Finance Law
Paul B. Benham III Corporate Law | Mergers & Acquisitions Law | Securities Law
J. Lee Brown Tax Law| Trusts and Estates
James A. Buttry Public Finance Law
Sarah Cotton Patterson Non-Profit/Charities Law
Kevin A. Crass Commercial Litigation | Personal Injury Litigation
Oscar E. Davis, Jr. Labor and Employment Law
Walter (Skip) M. Ebel III Corporate Law | Mergers & Acquisitions Law | Securities Law | Tax Law
Byron M. Eiseman, Jr. Non-Profit/Charities Law | Tax Law | Trusts and Estates
Price C. Gardner Corporate Law | Tax Law
William Mell Griffin III Bet-the-Company Litigation | Commercial | Litigation | Personal Injury Litigation | Workers' Compensation Law
James E. Harris Non-Profit/Charities Law | Trusts and Estates
Christopher J. Heller Commercial Litigation | Education Law
Daniel L. Herrington Labor and Employment Law
Joseph B. Hurst, Jr. Employee Benefits Law
Alexandra A. Ifrah Employee Benefits Law
R. Christopher Lawson Appellate Law
Thomas P. Leggett Public Finance Law
Jeffrey H. Moore Construction Law
Michael S. Moore Labor and Employment Law
Elizabeth Robben Murray Commercial Litigation | Labor and Employment Law
A. Wyckliff Nisbet, Jr. Employee Benefits Law
J. Shepherd Russell III Municipal Law | Project Finance Law | Public Finance Law
James M. Saxton Real Estate Law
Robert S. Shafer Appellate Law
James M. Simpson Antitrust Law | Personal Injury Litigation
James W. Smith Mergers & Acquisitions Law | Tax Law | Trusts and Estates
Laura Hensley Smith Medical Malpractice Law | Personal Injury | Litigation
Jay T. Taylor Real Estate Law
Scott H. Tucker Railroad Law
Frederick S. Ursery Labor and Employment Law | Personal Injury | Litigation | Railroad Law
William A. Waddell, Jr. Banking Law | Commercial Litigation | Franchise Law
Guy Alton Wade Workers' Compensation Law
K. Coleman Westbrook, Jr. Non-Profit/Charities Law | Trusts and Estates

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Friday, Eldredge & Clark Receives Top Rankings in Arkansas by Chambers and Partners

2009-11-17

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