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Marshall Ney

Former Arkansas coach Bret Bielema did not have a fond parting with Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville; he was fired after several lackluster seasons. But he had a multimillion-dollar buyout clause, and that bonanza is at the center of a bitter legal battle.
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Knives Out for Lawyers As Bielema Feud Festers

The feud between former University of Arkansas Head Football Coach Bret Bielema and the Razorback Foundation is getting worse. read more >
Bret Bielema, former Arkansas Razorbacks head football coach, and Wally Hall, sports columnist at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
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Bret Bielema’s Lawsuit Refers to Wally Hall

This month’s legal action by fired Razorback football coach Bret Bielema paints the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's Wally Hall as something of a stenographer for the Razorback Foundation, Bielema’s target in a $7 million breach-of-promise lawsuit. read more >
Bret Bielema

Bret Bielema Files $7M Lawsuit Against Razorback Foundation

Former Arkansas Razorbacks football coach Bret Bielema has filed a $7 million lawsuit against the Razorback Foundation alleging breach of contract. read more >
The “Our Team” category on Kuettel Capital’s website lists Adam Kuettel, left, and Frank Smith, who was touted as its portfolio manager, head of research. But Smith said last week he hasn’t done work for the Bentonville firm in 17 months.
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Investment Adviser Adam Kuettel Accused of Costing Clients MillionsLock Icon

Bentonville investment adviser Adam Kuettel has been in a destructive spiral since March 30, both professionally and personally. read more >
Price Gardner
Business Services / Small Business

Price Gardner Named Managing Partner at Friday Eldredge & Clark

Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP has elected Price Gardner as its managing partner. read more >
Kenny Lipsmeyer, who owns K&K Veterinary Supply in Tontitown, says he had an agreement to purchase the property adjoining his before it was sold to another buyer.
Agriculture & Poultry / Real Estate / Retail

Tontitown Vet Supplier Sues After Warehouse Sale Falls ThroughLock Icon

The owner of a Tontitown veterinarian supply company has filed suit in Washington County Circuit Court in an attempt to force the completion of a commercial property purchase. read more >
The Waste Management landfill facility in Tontitown, just north of the Beavers' property.
Construction / Energy / Real Estate / Small Business

Beavers File $8M Flood Damage Lawsuit Against Waste ManagementLock Icon

A Fayetteville couple engaged in a 10-year dispute with Waste Management Corp. filed an $8 million lawsuit against the company in Washington County Circuit Court last month. read more >
Dr. Joshua Roller, left, president of Roller Weight Loss & Advanced Surgery, is suing his former employee, Dr. Jeffrey Swetnam, for breach of contract.
Health Care / Legal

Fayetteville Weight Loss Clinic Sues Cosmetic Surgeon for Breach of ContractLock Icon

A Fayetteville weight loss clinic filed a lawsuit against a cosmetic surgeon it employed, alleging Dr. Jeffrey Swetnam stole money, property and client records. read more >
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Advantage Solutions Says Former Rogers Employees Broke Confidentiality AgreementLock Icon

Advantage Solutions of Irvine, California, which has an office in Rogers, obtained a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against two former executives it claimed violated confidentiality and non-solicitation agreements by trying to woo clients to their companies after leaving Advantage. read more >
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Business Services / Legal / Manufacturing / Retail

Bentonville Case Reflects Wave of Suits By White Men

A Benton County man who claimed he lost his job because he was male and not Jewish recently lost his case in federal appeals court, but his allegations reflect a growing trend of white men suing employers for discrimination. read more >
Southern Glazer’s, which has a distribution site in North Little Rock, is accused in a suit by a fired employee  of charging Wal-Mart more for alcohol than it charged competitors.
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Liquor Wholesaler Glazer’s Charged Wal-Mart More, Suit Says

A former vice president at Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits LLC has alleged in a lawsuit that it charged Wal-Mart Stores Inc. more for alcohol than other retailers. read more >
An employee of Simmons Foods monitors cans for inspection.
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Simmons Foods Hurt by Slight Miscalculation

A “fateful miscalculation” resulted in Simmons Foods Inc.’s missing out on more than $1 million for attorneys’ fees and damages in a lawsuit against its insurance carriers, according to a ruling by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. read more >
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Cara Boyd-Conners Moves to Davenport Law (Movers & Shakers)

Cara Boyd-Connors has been hired as an attorney at Davenport Law PLLC in Little Rock. She was previously a revocation hearing judge at the Arkansas Parole Board. read more >
Marshall Ney
Legal / Public Companies / Retail

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

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. read more >