Philip E. Kaplan

Philip E. Kaplan


Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C.

Recognized since 1983

Little Rock, Arkansas

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Civil Rights Law

Commercial Litigation

Employment Law - Management

First Amendment Law

Litigation - Banking and Finance

Litigation - First Amendment

Litigation - Health Care

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Litigation - First Amendment Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2009 - Bet-the-Company Litigation
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Philip E. Kaplan has practiced in the area of employment law, civil rights, and business litigation since his licensing by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1962. From 1962 until 1967, he was a field attorney with the National Labor Relations Board in St. Louis. In January 1968, he was licensed to practice in Arkansas, when he became associated with the firm of McMath, Leatherman, Woods & Youngdahl. In 1969, he left that firm to continue his practice of employment law and civil rights law with the firm of Walker, Kaplan & Mays, where he remained a principal until December 1977. From 1978 until August 2007, Mr. Kaplan was a principal with the firm of Kaplan, Brewer, Maxey & Haralson P.A. The firm had an extensive litigation practice, primarily in the area of employment law, commercial litigation, and family law. Mr. Kaplan joined Williams & Anderson PLC in 2007.

Location

  • 500 President Clinton Avenue, Suite 200
    Little Rock, AR 72201

Education

  • Harvard University, AB, graduated 1959

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Litigation - First Amendment Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2009 - Bet-the-Company Litigation

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

  • Appellate Practice, Little Rock (2014)
  • Litigation - First Amendment, Little Rock (2013)
  • Appellate Practice, Little Rock (2012)
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation, Little Rock (2009)

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

  • Appellate Practice
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Civil Rights Law
  • First Amendment Law

Special Focus

  • Management

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