N.M. Norton has a commercial litigation practice, including matters under the Arkansas Franchise Practices Act and Deceptive Trade Practices Act and primarily focusing in the areas of governmental litigation, intellectual property, public utilities and administrative and regulatory matters.
Norton's more recent experience includes:
- Counsel for an international oil and gas company in litigation resulting from a release of oil from an interstate pipeline.
- Serving as lead counsel in two major electric utility rate cases and appellate litigation in connection therewith.
- Successful defense (including appeal) of suit by state Attorney General seeking to extend DTPA to practice of law.