David M. Graf

David M. Graf


Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP

Recognized since 2010

Little Rock, Arkansas

Practice Areas

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
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David M. Graf concentrates his practice on the design, implementation, maintenance and administration of tax-qualified retirement plans (including defined benefit pension plans, profit sharing plans, 401(k) plans and ESOPs), nonqualified deferred compensation plans, and welfare benefit plans for financial institutions, regular business organizations, professional corporations, and governmental and non-profit organizations.He assists plan sponsors and fiduciaries with regulatory compliance with ERISA, state and federal tax issues, and with local legislation affecting retirement and welfare plans. In addition, he acts as counsel to plan sponsors, fiduciaries and participants with respect to ERISA controversies and litigation.Dave has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law since 2010 and was named Employee Benefits (ERISA) "Lawyer of the Year" in Little Rock in 2019 and 2015.When Dave is not practicing law, he serves as the current Mayor for Cammack Village. As the Mayor, Dave was instrumental in creating an urban service district as approved by the voters of Cammack Village of which the proceeds have been used to assist in providing much needed governmental services and amenities.

Location

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

Education

  • University of Houston , LL.M. Taxation , graduated 1992
  • South Texas College of Law , JD, graduated 1985
  • Texas A&M University, 1981

Bar Admissions

  • Arkansas, 1992

Court Admissions

  • United States Tax Court

Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP
Headquarters: Little Rock, Arkansas

62 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

8 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

Full Firm Profile

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

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

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Little Rock (2021)
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Little Rock (2019)
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Little Rock (2015)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

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