Tagged: wright lindsey & jennings llp

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.

Standing Firm: Ed Lowther Leads Wright, Lindsey & Jennings

by Lee Hogan 4/1/2014 12:00 am

While Ed Lowther runs the third-largest law firm in Arkansas, which has clients that include Baptist Health, Bank of America, Deltic Timber Corp., Stephens Inc., Acxiom and Tokusen USA, being a lawyer wasn’t first on Lowther’s list of things to do when he graduated college. There was always an allure with Lowther and law, but his first love was journalism.

Wright Lindsey & Jennings Scouts Football Players for NFL

by Mark Friedman 9/30/2013 12:00 am

As a partner with the Little Rock law firm Wright Lindsey & Jennings LLP, Judy Henry is one of only three sports agents in Arkansas certified by the NFL Players Association.

Heather Allmendinger Returns to Roots for ACCESS

by Amanda Hoelzeman 2/1/2013 12:00 am

Heather Allmendinger isn’t afraid to dig in and get her hands dirty, especially when doing so benefits a mission or organization she’s passionate about, like ACCESS.

Fred Wood of Cornerstone Business Advisors Talks Buying Trends

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2013 12:00 am

Fred Wood, a merger & acquisition master intermediary and is a certified business intermediary, talks to Arkansas Business about M&A trends, how to price a business and what mistakes a buyer and seller can make.

The Earnout Option (Fred Perkins Commentary)

by Fred Perkins 1/21/2013 12:00 am

Earnouts can be extremely complicated or relatively simple, depending on the transaction, but they are never cookie-cutter and have a relatively high risk of future litigation or arbitration unless carefully considered, crafted and documented on the front end.

Wild Wines Supports Zoo

by Staff 8/1/2012 12:00 am

Wild Wines of the World & More featured wines from several different countries along with food pairings from some of Arkansas' finest restaurants. The event was presented by Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP, and proceeds benefited the Little Rock Zoo.