Jamie Jones News

Jamie Jones Joins Heart Association's Board of Directors

2019-10-15

Jamie Huffman Jones has been named to the American Heart Association of Central Arkansas Board of Directors. She replaces Attorney Daniel L. Herrington who served in various roles with the organization over the past 20 years; most recently on the board.

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Katie Watson Bingham is Newest Alumni of LGLR Program

2019-06-21

Attorney Katie Watson Bingham, who is a member of the Class of XXXIV, graduated today from the Leadership Greater Little Rock program - a nine-month community leadership program from the Little Rock Regional Chamber.

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2019 Arkansas Bar Annual Meeting Roundup

2019-06-19

The 121st Annual Arkansas Bar Association’s Annual Meeting took place June 12-14 in Hot Springs. In addition to offering more than 40 hours of continuing legal education, the event provides a great opportunity for the nearly 1,000 attorneys and judges to celebrate the achievements of their colleagues and mingle outside the courtroom.

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Jamie Jones Receives 2019 Golden Gavel Award

2019-06-17

Attorney Jamie Jones received the 2019 Golden Gavel award at the Arkansas Bar Association’s Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 13. The honor was given by ABA President Suzanne Clark for Jamie’s work as the chair of the 2019 Mid-Year Meeting. The Golden Gavel award recipients are chosen each year by the ABA president for their outstanding work and service to the association.

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Firm Announces Managing Partner Transition and Management Committee Changes

2019-02-04

Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP announced that Price C. Gardner has been elected as the firm’s managing partner to succeed J. Shepherd Russell III, who served as the managing partner since 2012. Russell is returning to full-time practice in the firm’s Public Finance Practice Group.

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Hospital Litigation Trend Causes Concern Among Providers

2018-10-11

A recently approved $2.2 million settlement by an Arkansas hospital accused of improper billing practices in violation of the Arkansas Deceptive Trade Practices Act (ADTPA) could prompt similar lawsuits against other hospitals. Though the practice in question has been accepted in the medical industry, it is now the subject of a new litigation trend and a concern of hospital administrations. 

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Jamie Jones Graduates From Leadership Greater Little Rock Program

2018-06-22

Jamie Jones graduated earlier today from the Leadership Greater Little Rock program. Jamie, who served as social chair for her class, is one of the 55 graduates in the class of XXXIII.

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Attorney Jamie Jones Elected to the Board of Directors of Arkansas Bar Foundation

2018-06-19

Jamie Jones was elected to the Arkansas Bar Foundation Board of Directors at the annual Foundation Membership meeting on June 13, 2018. The Arkansas Bar Foundation is governed by an 18 member Board of Directors composed of Fellows elected by the Foundation Membership from each of three state bar districts. Jamie, a member of the Central Bar District, will serve a three-year term ending in 2021. 

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Attorneys Appointed by Arkansas Supreme Court to Serve on Committees

2017-12-14

Attorneys Jamie Huffman Jones and Marshall S. Ney have both been appointed by the Arkansas Supreme Court to serve on separate committees beginning in 2018.

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Jamie Jones Joins Women in Legal Profession Panel

2017-11-13

Attorney Jamie Jones was invited to join a panel discussion hosted by the Editorial Advisory Board of Arkansas Lawyer magazine to discuss women in the legal profession. The purpose, according to the magazine, was to provide insight from several perspectives on the challenges that women in the legal profession are facing now and faced in the past. 

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Mid-South Super Lawyers Releases 2017 Rankings

2017-11-09

Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is proud to announce Mid-South Super Lawyers named 38 attorneys to their annual listing of top lawyers in Arkansas including five named as “Top 50: 2017 Arkansas Super Lawyers” and 12 ranked as “Rising Stars.”

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Attorneys Honored at the 2017 Bar's Annual Meeting

2017-06-16

The Arkansas Bar Association's Annual Meeting took place Wednesday, June 14 through Friday, June 16 in Hot Springs. The Annual Meeting is the largest event of the year for the association and the schedule is full of educational opportunities, national and local speakers and award presentations. 

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Attorney Jamie Jones Named Ark Business 40 Under 40

2017-06-05

Arkansas Business has published its 2017 40 under 40 list of nominees with Attorney Jamie Jones part of this year's class. The publication honors 40 intriguing business and political leaders under 40 years old who bear watching. The profiles are featured in this week's issue. Those chosen are nominated by readers and chosen by the editors of Arkansas Business.

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Jamie Jones Named FDCC Federation Member

2016-12-06

Jamie Huffman Jones, a partner in the firm's Business and Class Action Litigation Practice Group, has recently been elected to the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel as a federation member. FDCC is comprised of U.S. and international civil defense litigators, senior corporate counsel and insurance claims executives. The association is dedicated to promoting knowledge, fellowship and professionalism for lawyers and other professionals striving to achieve a balanced justice system in the defense of civil lawsuits.

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Mid-South Super Lawyers Name 34 Attorneys to Annual List

2016-11-10

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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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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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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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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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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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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