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Christopher Heller works primarily in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment Law and Education Law. The majority of his practice consists of trial and appellate work.

He primarily represents businesses and public entities in class actions and other cases involving natural resources, insurance, trade secrets, employment, civil rights, education, contracts and other issues.

Chris is listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Labor and Employment Law and Education Law.

Representative Clients
  • Manufacturers
  • Insurance Companies
  • Oil and Gas Producers
  • School Districts

Location

  • 400 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 2000
    Little Rock, AR 72201-3493

Education

  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock , J.D., graduated 1981
  • University of Miami , BS, graduated 1975

Bar Admissions

  • Arkansas Bar Association

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Arkansas Bar Foundation - Fellow
  • Delta Theta Phi - Dean
  • National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys - Member
  • Pulaski County Bar Association - Member

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Education Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Education Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Education Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Employment Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Education Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Education Law, Little Rock (2023)
  • Education Law, Little Rock (2019)
  • Appellate Practice, Little Rock (2018)
  • Education Law, Little Rock (2016)
  • Employment Law - Management, Little Rock (2015)
  • Education Law, Little Rock (2014)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Education Law

Special Focus

  • Administrative
  • Appellate
  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Rights
  • Complex Litigation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Defense
  • Disability
  • Education
  • Election
  • Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Harassment
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Management
  • Religion
  • State and Federal
  • Title VII Litigation

Awards:

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2017
  • Named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers, Little Rock Education Law, 2016
  • Named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers, Little Rock, Employment Law, 2015
  • Named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers, Little Rock, Education Law, 2014

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