Firm Profile

Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP

Headquarters

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

Firm Details

Friday, Eldredge & Clark serves business, non-profit, governmental and individual clients in Arkansas and throughout the United States. Our main office is in Little Rock which is the center of government and finance in Arkansas. Our Fayetteville and Rogers offices serve the rapidly growing economy in the northwest portion of Arkansas.

Our firm can trace its history back over one hundred and thirty years. Since the 1950s, the firm has continuously been Arkansas' largest law firm. Although we are respected for our rich history, we are focused on further growth and improvement of our expertise so that our long-term clients as well as our new clients can trust us with their future.  We offer our clients single-source convenience by offering a range of services in a variety of practice areas.

Our firm includes lawyers who have been honored in the legal profession, by our communities and by our peers. Evidence of our lawyers’ deep commitment to the legal profession and the communities in which we live and serve is found in the articles they write, presentations they make and the time and resources they and our firm commit to various charitable and professional organizations. Our recruitment of outstanding attorneys, law students, and support personnel who enrich our work environment and enhance our commitment to serving clients is not only a high priority but is a prerequisite for us to retain our leadership position.

At Friday, Eldredge & Clark, we are proud of our past success and current standing within the legal, professional, business and civic communities. We look forward to even greater achievement and stand ready to meet future legal challenges. Trust us with your future and we will put our commitment and expertise to work for you.

Management

J. Shepherd Russell III
Managing Partner

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Arkansas with 52 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Education Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Employment Law - Individuals with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Employment Law - Management with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Litigation - Labor and Employment with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Mergers and Acquisitions Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Non-Profit / Charities Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants with 12 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Public Finance Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Railroad Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Real Estate Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Securities / Capital Markets Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arkansas in Tax Law with 7 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Little Rock with 48 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Education Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Employment Law - Individuals with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Employment Law - Management with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Litigation - Labor and Employment with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Mergers and Acquisitions Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Non-Profit / Charities Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants with 11 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Public Finance Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Railroad Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Real Estate Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Securities / Capital Markets Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Little Rock in Tax Law with 7 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

  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • 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
  • Non-Profit / Charities 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

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(479) 695.2011

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Little Rock, AR

400 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 2000

Little Rock, AR 72201

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(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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