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Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP

Headquarters

400 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 2000
Little Rock, AR 72201-3493
United States
(501) 376.2011

Firm Details

FRIDAY, ELDREDGE & CLARK, LLP  is a full-service law firm representing businesses, nonprofits, healthcare organizations, government entities, and individual clients in Arkansas and across the United States. The firm is the largest in Arkansas with more than 90 attorneys and offices in Little Rock and Rogers. Recognized as one of the oldest law firms in Arkansas, we have had the privilege of representing clients for nearly 150 years. We attribute our success to a strong foundation of devoted internal leadership and a continuous, sharp focus on our clients’ needs. We believe this foundation, along with offering services in more than 50 areas of the law, has allowed us to become the largest law firm in Arkansas. Price C. Gardner, the firm’s managing partner, also serves as Chairman of the Management Committee. William Mell Griffin III is Vice-Chairman of the committee that includes a total of 15 partners. The firm is comprised of approximately 90 attorneys and 100 supporting personnel who work out of the Little Rock (headquarters) and Rogers offices. Known for our rich history and vast scope of services, we are committed to further development and growth within the firm and our community to best serve our clients.  Clients are our focus — every day.

Management

J. Shepherd Russell III
Managing Partner

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Arkansas with 63 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Appellate Practice with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Corporate Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Mergers and Acquisitions Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Municipal Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants with 14 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Public Finance Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Railroad Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Real Estate Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Securities / Capital Markets Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Tax Law with 9 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Trusts and Estates with 6 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Little Rock with 58 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Appellate Practice with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Corporate Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Mergers and Acquisitions Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Municipal Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants with 13 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Public Finance Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Railroad Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Real Estate Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Securities / Capital Markets Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Tax Law with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Trusts and Estates with 6 lawyers

Contacts

Kevin A. Crass
Class Action/Business Litigation
501-370-1592
William A. Waddell
Commercial Litigation and Regulation
501-370-1510
Joseph B. Hurst
Employee Benefits
501-370-1590
W. Thomas Baxter
Estate Planning
501-370-1599
James M. Simpson
General Litigation
501-370-1520
Price C. Gardner
Health Care
501-370-1543
Elizabeth R. Murray
Labor, OSHA and Employment Discrimination
501-370-1534
Michelle Ator
Medical Malpractice
501-370-3319
Walter M. Ebel
Mergers & Aquisitions
501-370-1557
J. Shepherd Russell III
Municipal and Corporate Finance
501-370-1552
Scott H. Tucker
Railroad
501-370-1582
James M. Saxton
Real Estate/Commercial Transaction
501-370-1586

Firm Practice Areas

  • Agriculture Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Asset Protection
  • Banking
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Breach of Contract
  • Business and Succession Planning
  • Business Disputes
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Capital Markets
  • Charitable Gift Planning
  • Civil Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Closely-Held Businesses
  • Commercial Disputes
  • Commercial Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Contract Disputes
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Corporate Law
  • Education Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • First Amendment Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Project Finance Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Railroad Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

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Office Locations

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Arkansas

Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

3425 North Futrall Drive, Suite 103

Fayetteville, AR 72703

United States

(479) 695.2011

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Little Rock, AR

400 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 2000

Little Rock, AR 72201-3493

United States

(501) 376.2011

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Rogers, AR

3350 South Pinnacle Hills Parkway, Suite 301

Rogers, AR 72758

United States

(479) 695.2011

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