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Class-Action Attorneys Ask Judge Not to Impose Sanctions

by Mark Friedman 6/16/2016 9:53 am

The plaintiffs' attorneys in a controversial class-action case have asked Chief U.S. District Judge P.K. Holmes III to use his discretion and not sanction them next week for abusing the federal court system.

Data Breaches on the Rise, Even in Arkansas

by Sarah Campbell 6/6/2016 12:00 am

Hacking is costing businesses millions more as sophisticated criminal networks determined to steal information for financial gain have replaced the individuals who were commonplace in the early years of the internet, and Arkansas is not immune.

Steven Quattlebaum Recognized as Lawdragon Leading Lawyer (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2016 12:00 am

Steven W. Quattlebaum, a managing member of Quattlebaum Grooms & Tull PLLC in Little Rock, was recently selected as a member of the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America for the fifth time.

No Ruling Yet from Holmes on Attorney Sanctions in Class-action Cases

by Mark Friedman 3/28/2016 12:00 am

As of Monday morning, an order had not been issued involving possible sanctions against 17 lawyers who were involved in a class-action lawsuit.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Law

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A legal resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Federal Judge Holmes Previews Schedule for Class-Action Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/15/2016 12:00 am

Judge P.K. Holmes III previews how events will unfold Thursday in the show-cause hearing involving more than a dozen attorneys in a controversial class-action forum-shopping case.

Law Firm Donates $25K to CASA Chapters

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/4/2016 2:43 pm

Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard PLLC recently donated $25,000 to Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children chapters in Arkansas and Texas.

Attorneys Squabble as Nursing Home Case Seeks Class-Action Status

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/7/2015 12:00 am

On Jan. 22, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Morgan E. “Chip” Welch will conduct a status hearing in a nursing home liability case that is seeking class-action status.

Chris Arnold Named New Associate Attorney at Hope Trice O'Dwyer & Wilson (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/28/2015 12:00 am

Chris Arnold has joined the Hope Trice O’Dwyer & Wilson law firm in Little Rock as an associate attorney practicing family, business and commercial, insurance, real estate and construction law. He was previously assistant general manager of Quality Petroleum Inc.

Lawsuit, Liens Hit Scott Reed’s Main Street Projects

by George Waldon 8/3/2015 12:00 am

Contractors have more than $1.5 million in claims for unpaid work on two unfinished Main Street redevelopments in downtown Little Rock. The liens and lawsuit add to a track record of overreaching, underfinanced, subsidy-supported development in the city.

Former Beebe Chief of Staff Morril Harriman Joins Mitchell Williams

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/13/2015 12:00 am

Morril Harriman has joined the law firm of Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard PLLC as counsel in the firm’s Little Rock office. Harriman has 25 years of experience in private practice law and 16 years of service in the Arkansas Senate.

Attorney Marshall Ney Switches From Mitchell Williams to Friday Eldredge & Clark

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/9/2015 12:00 am

Marshall S. Ney, who had been with the Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard PLLC firm of Little Rock off and on for about 20 years, started working at the Roger’s office of Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP in December.

Who Owns The Rights To Wal-Mart’s Photographs?

by Mark Friedman 5/26/2014 12:00 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has sued a Fayetteville photography studio, claiming it owns the rights to photos taken of Sam Walton and his family. Both Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville and Helen Huff of Fayetteville can agree that her husband, David Huff, and his father, Robert Huff, both now deceased, took dozens of photos of the retailer’s founder, Sam Walton, and his family.

Attorney Ashley Younger Helps CARE for Animals Put on Fashionable Fundraiser

by Amanda Hoelzeman 4/14/2014 7:00 am

An attorney and lobbyist for Mitchell Williams’ Insurance Regulatory section, Ashley Younger currently serves on the board of directors for Central Arkansas Rescue Effort for Animals (CARE), is a caseworker for the program and is chairing the organization’s largest annual fundraiser, Paws on the Runway.

Mitchell Williams Firm Opens Office in Jonesboro

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/8/2014 8:11 am

Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard PLLC of Little Rock opens a new office in at 100 East Huntington in Jonesboro.

Internal Investigations Mean Big Money for Law Firms

by Mark Friedman 6/10/2013 12:00 am

The winners in internal investigations of companies are the attorneys and the accountants who are hired to do the work. The work has become big business for the firms handling the investigations.

Executive Q&A: 9 Arkansas Business Leaders Talk Golf

by Executive Golf Golfer Staff 4/1/2013 12:00 am

Where do they play? What's in the bag? And what do they get out of the game of golf? Here are nine Arkansas executives and the sport they love.

Mitchell Williams Names Rick Beard Managing Director

by Mark Friedman 3/11/2013 12:00 am

Beard, 66, replaces Harry Hamlin, who served six years in that position. Hamlin will remain at the law firm and handle its business practice, specializing in commercial transactions.

Economy, Technology Bring Work to Vacations

by Luke Jones 9/3/2012 12:00 am

Technology and the economy have conspired to bring work to employees at any time and at any place. Even on vacation. Arkansas Business takes a look at the always-on, always-connected work world, and how and why we got there.