Fred M. Perkins III

Fred M. Perkins III

Wright Lindsey Jennings

Recognized since 2015

Little Rock, Arkansas

Practice Areas

Commercial Finance Law

Corporate Law

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Perkins’ practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities, real estate development and general commercial transactions. He has the distinction of handling the legal work for some of the successful initial public offerings in the state. Prior to his return to the Wright Lindsey Jennings, Perkins spent three years as a senior partner with Perkins Williams & Rice PLLC where he gained considerable recognition for his transactional work.

Perkins worked with Stephens Inc. as an investment banker in Corporate Finance covering the Information Technology and Services Sector from mid-2006 to early 2009. Prior to that he was an executive with Acxiom Corporation from late 2000 to mid-2006 and focused on corporate development activities including mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances and joint ventures. Perkins began his legal career here at Wright Lindsey Jennings where he practiced after graduation from law school until he went to Acxiom Corporation.

Perkins is a member of the American Bar Association, the Arkansas Bar Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Arkansas State Society of Certified Public Accountants (Inactive Status) and also holds a General Securities Representative Series 7 license and a Series 63 license. In 2015 and 2016, Best Lawyers in America recognized Perkins in the areas of Commercial Finance Law and Corporate Law

Contact & Links
  • 200 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 2300
    Little Rock, AR 72201
Bar Admissions
  • Arkansas, 1992

Wright Lindsey Jennings
Headquarters: Little Rock, Arkansas

51 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Commercial Finance Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Commercial Finance Law, Little Rock (2023)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Commercial Finance Law
  • Corporate Law
Special Focus:
  • COVID-19

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