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.