Tagged: wright lindsey & jennings llp

Following the Money Fueling Opposition to Wind Catcher

by Kyle Massey 6/18/2018 12:00 am

While a single wind project won’t seal the fate of America’s energy markets, resistance to Southwestern Electric Power Co.’s Wind Catcher project comes in conjunction with support for coal and nuclear power at the highest levels of American government.

Lawsuit Against Lindsey Software Includes Alleged Explicit Photos

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/16/2018 12:00 am

A Pulaski County woman alleges in a lawsuit recently filed in U.S. District Court in Little Rock that after being hired at Lindsey Software Systems Inc., she was the target of “illegal discrimination and harassment” because of her sex.

Bank Taps Wood Company for $1.3 Million Judgment

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/16/2018 12:00 am

A Logan County wood company is being sued for allegedly defaulting on a $1.4 million loan dating to October 2015.

Youth Services Bankruptcy Unveils Theft Case, FBI Probe

by Mark Friedman 2/12/2018 12:00 am

The FBI and Arkansas’ attorney general are investigating the defunct South Arkansas Youth Services Inc. of Magnolia, according to the nonprofit’s recent bankruptcy filing.

Erin Brogdon Pleased With Intersection of Legal Work, City Connections

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/12/2018 12:00 am

The chief of City Connections tells how leading the nonprofit fits in with her legal work at Wright Lindsey & Jennings.

Wright Lindsey Jennings Adds Four (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2018 12:00 am

Nathan R. Finch, Daveante Jones, Jessica Pruitt Koehler and Sidney L. Leasure have joined the Little Rock office of Wright Lindsey Jennings as associate attorneys.

Sarah Riffle Named New Chief Development Officer at Arkansas Foodbank (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Sarah Riffle has been promoted to chief development officer at Arkansas Foodbank in Little Rock, where she was previously the annual giving director.

Charting a Course for Road Funding in Arkansas (Erika Gee and Justin Allen Commentary)

by Erika Gee and Justin Allen 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Our roads are in need of repair and expansion, but the money necessary to meet these needs isn’t there. Decisions made in the coming months by elected officials, and possibly the voters, will shape the future of our transportation infrastructure for years to come.

Little Rock, Big Hero: Adrienne Baker of Red Cross Arkansas

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 6/26/2017 7:51 am

Adrienne Baker is an attorney for Wright Lindsey Jennings and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Red Cross Arkansas. Not only is she one of the youngest board chairs ever, she is also the first female chair in many years.

Shifting Labor Rules Keep Arkansas Attorneys Busy

by Mark Friedman 4/3/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas labor and employment attorneys are keeping an eye on challenges to the U.S. Department of Labor’s overtime rules as well as a bill that would amend the Minimum Wage Act in Arkansas.

Rainwater Holt & Sexton Add Two to Legal Team (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Kirby McDonald and Seth Hyder have been hired as associate attorneys at Rainwater Holt & Sexton in Little Rock.

Arkansas Hospitals Brace for New Overtime Regulations

by Mark Friedman 7/4/2016 12:00 am

The centerpiece of the Department of Labor’s new overtime regulations raises the threshold of what salaried workers must be paid in order to qualify as an exempt employee.

Heroes Celebration Lunch

by Arvest Bank 3/31/2016 12:00 am

Wright, Lindsey, Jennings LLP presented the American Red Cross Arkansas Heroes Celebration Luncheon at the Little Rock Marriott Hotel. Nabholz Construction Services and 10 individuals were recognized for being life-saving heroes.

M&M Bankruptcy Lists Over $8 Million in Debts

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

The Conway firm that provided environmental services to the oil and gas industries filed for bankruptcy liquidation last month, but it didn’t list many financial details. The amended filing reports M&M has $3.2 million in assets.

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.

Facebook Posts Raise Questions For Employers

by Mark Friedman 2/1/2016 12:00 am

The Arkansas Court of Appeals ruled in December that a woman who was fired for posting “arguably” critical comments about her employer on Facebook could receive unemployment benefits. It’s the latest decision in an escalating legal war between employment and social media.

Don’t Forget Power of Attorney (Kayleigh C. Dulaney Expert Advice)

by Kayleigh C. Dulaney 9/28/2015 12:00 am

Two legal documents addressing these practical needs in a retirement plan are a power of attorney and a health care power of attorney. Although often overlooked by those planning for retirement, these documents can be vital in carrying out fundamental tasks in your retirement.

Neurological Caretaker Gets $2.1M Judgment as Family of Former Patient Points Fingers

by Mark Friedman 1/19/2015 12:00 am

After a two-year federal court fight that involved a trip to bankruptcy court, a Virginia rehabilitation center earlier this month was finally paid $2.1 million for providing five years of care to an Arkansan injured when a surgeon operated on the wrong side of his brain in 2004.

Former District Judge James Moody Returns to Wright Lindsey & Jennings

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/29/2014 12:00 am

James M. Moody Sr., who retired earlier this year as a U.S. district judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas, has rejoined his previous law firm, Wright Lindsey & Jennings LLP of Little Rock, in an of counsel role. He will lead private mediations and arbitrations and will consult on litigation strategies with attorneys both inside and outside the firm.

James Moody Returns to Wright Lindsey & Jennings

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2014 3:18 pm

After retiring from the federal bench in March, James M. Moody Sr. has decided to return to his old stomping grounds at Wright Lindsey & Jennings LLP in Little Rock.