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Jane Kim Named Head of Labor & Employment Law at Wright Lindsey Jennings

A Chicago-area native, Kim has been practicing in the employment law field since 2007, when she moved to Little Rock to start her legal career at WLJ. read more >
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Crain Automotive Appeals $5M JudgmentLock Icon

The company is appealing U.S. District Judge Brian S. Miller’s ruling that Crain Automotive owes Barton Hankins of Little Rock the money under the contract he signed in 2019, when he joined the company. read more >
Industry / Investments / Legal / Real Estate

Summit House Apartments Faces ForeclosureLock Icon

Highland Midtown Apartments LLC and Thorson Highland Midtown LLC, both of Wilmette, Illinois, borrowed $17.9 million from Ready-Cap Commercial LLC of Irving, Texas, to buy the Summit House at 400 N. University Ave. in 2021. read more >
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The Legal Saga of LaDonna Humphrey, and the Boss She Brought Down

Arkansas Business reviewed hundreds of pages of transcripts and court documents to track the rise and fall of a business that quickly outgrew its management and the role a disgruntled employee played in its collapse. read more >
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Judge Awards $5M to Crain’s Ex-COO

A U.S. District Court judge recently awarded $5 million to the former chief operating officer of Crain Automotive Holdings LLC of Sherwood for money owed under a deferred compensation plan. read more >
An Arkansas judge ruled that Expedia and two other online travel companies improperly pocketed taxes on hotel room bookings.
Government & Politics / Legal / Tourism

State Chamber Voices Concerns in Case Against Online Travel CompaniesLock Icon

The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce wants to file a friend of the court brief that would support the online travel companies like Expedia, Priceline and Travelocity. read more >
Government & Politics / Health Care / Legal

Lowell In-Home Care Company Faces Racketeering Lawsuit for Alleged Workforce MisclassificationLock Icon

The lawsuit accuses Pinnacle In Home Care LLC of misclassifying its workforce to avoid mandatory employer costs that its competitors have to pay.  read more >
Legal / Retail / Transportation

Former Crain Automotive Exec Demands $5M in LawsuitLock Icon

Barton Hankins said he was a participant in a deferred compensation plan that amounts to 5% of the fair market value of the company. read more >
Education / Government & Politics / Legal

Law Firms Under Scrutiny: Legal Implications of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives

Two Arkansas elected officials are warning companies that they could be breaking the law with their diversity, equity and inclusion programs. But legal experts disagree. read more >
Banking & Finance / Legal

Van Buren Attorney Denies Allegations of Wrongdoing for High Fees

Van Buren attorney Gentry C. Wahlmeier denied wrongdoing in charging two developmentally disabled Arkansans nearly $200,000 for basic work that should have taken at most a few hours. read more >
Construction / Legal

FAB&T Seeks $5.7M Judgment Against Wright’s Cabinets

The Jacksonville bank filed a lawsuit in May against Wright’s Cabinets and its related company RDH Cabinets LLC, seeking a judgment of $5.7 million for allegedly defaulting on loans. read more >
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Legal / Real Estate / Tourism

Attorneys Disqualified in Fairfield Bay CaseLock Icon

If you recall, members of a property owners’ association raised accusations in a lawsuit of self-dealing by a former board president. read more >
(From left) Nicholas Hornung and Jessica Pruitt Koehler
Legal / Real Estate

2 Elected Partners at Wright Lindsey Jennings (Movers & Shakers)

Their practices include products liability defense, insurance defense and general commercial litigation. read more >
(From left) Kyle Heffley, Sevawn Holt and Chase Waters
Energy / Legal

3 Elected Partners at Kutak Rock (Movers & Shakers)

Kyle Heffley practices in Rogers, and Sevawn Holt and Chase Waters both practice in Little Rock. read more >
Quinten Whiteside, chief operations officer of Wright Lindsey Jennings LLP

Quinten Whiteside Named COO of Wright Lindsey Jennings

Whiteside, who joined the law firm in 2015 and was elected a partner in 2021, succeeds Adrienne Baker in the role. read more >
Investments / Legal / Public Companies / Small Business

Cybersecurity Proposal By SEC Spurs Concern

At least one public company in Arkansas says the proposed rules are burdensome, include a vague term and aren’t something its investors are requesting. read more >
Occupying six floors, the Wright Lindsey & Jennings law firm is the largest tenant in the Bank of America Plaza in downtown Little Rock.
Construction / Real Estate

New Owner Shares Plans for Bank of America Building

Keith Richardson is known for developing apartments, but that doesn't mean he plans to turn the Little Rock skyscraper into a residential space. read more >
Jordan Burgess
Government & Politics / Legal

Burgess Named Chief Legal Counsel for Hutchinson (Movers & Shakers)

Jordan Burgess has been appointed chief legal counsel for Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s office in Little Rock. read more >
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A Born Entrepreneur Atop LSW Strategic Communications

Lucy Speed Whiteside is one of many in her family to start her own business. read more >
Bank of America Building in Little Rock
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Bank of America Building Suit SettledLock Icon

The testy landlord-tenant relationship in downtown Little Rock ended last week when the owner of the 24-story Bank of America Plaza reached a settlement with the Wright Lindsey & Jennings law firm. read more >