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Mitchell Williams

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full-service corporate law firm that provides strategic counsel to clients in business, litigation, regulated entities and insurance regulatory matters to help businesses achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm currently employs more than 80 attorneys in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas.

Our firm brings together decades of diverse professional experience and extensive relationships to offer clients  the most comprehensive legal services possible. As progressive leaders in the legal community, we work as trusted advisors and partners to help companies meet the complex business needs required to succeed in today’s challenging economic climate. We foster personalized, one-on-one lawyer-client relationships while at the same time emphasizing the team approach to solving complex legal problems.

Awards and Recognition:

  • 2016 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" (Woodward White, Inc.) - Ranked regionally in 38 practice areas.
     
  • 2016 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" (Woodward White, Inc.)  - Top listed in Arkansas for Administrative / Regulatory Law, Corporate, Insurance, and Securities Regulation
     
  • 2016 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" (Woodward White, Inc.)  - Top listed in Little Rock for Administrative / Regulatory Law, Corporate, Insurance, Securities Regulation, and Litigation
     
  • Chambers USA - Ranked for Corporate/Commercial, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, and Real Estate in Arkansas, 2016
     
  • 37 Mitchell Williams lawyers named to The Best Lawyers in America 2016 (Woodward White, Inc.)

ATTORNEYS

Attorney Directory

Alexander, John E.
Associate
Litigation
Rogers
Allgood, Michele Simmons
Member
Business
Little Rock, Jonesboro
Baker, John Keeling
Member
Litigation
Little Rock
Bandy, Melissa L.
Counsel
Business
Little Rock
Barrier, W. Christopher
Of Counsel
Business
Little Rock
Bartley, Sherry P.
Member
Litigation
Little Rock
Baxter, Trav
Member
Business
Little Rock
Beard, III R.T.
Member
Litigation
Little Rock
Blackorby, David N.
Of Counsel
Litigation
Rogers, Austin
Brenner, Benjamin D.
Member
Litigation
Little Rock
Browning, Jason T.
Member
Litigation
Little Rock
Browning, Michelle L.
Member
Litigation
Little Rock
Brunson, Matthew L.
Associate
Litigation
Little Rock
Bryant, John S.
Member
Business
Little Rock
Buford, Jr. C. Douglas
Member
Business
Little Rock
Burner, Burnie
Member
Regulated Business
Austin
Campbell, Rick
Member
Regulated Business
Little Rock
Cliett, Jr. Charles B.
Member
Regulated Business
Little Rock
Cockrell, Craig R.
Counsel
Business
Rogers
Conklin, Adria W.
Member
Litigation
Little Rock
Cook, Ken
Member
Litigation
Little Rock
Crawford, Bryce G.
Associate
Litigation
Rogers
Crouch, III Courtney C.
Member
Business
Little Rock
DeLargy, Betty
Member
Regulated Business
Austin
DiLizia, Lauren
Associate
Insurance Regulatory
Austin
Drewyor, Jill Grimsley
Member
Business
Rogers
Duke, Jane W.
Member
Litigation
Little Rock
Foster, Doak
Member
Regulated Business
Little Rock
Freeland, Byron L.
Member
Litigation
Little Rock
Freeman, Karen P.
Member
Litigation
Rogers
Gates, Allan
Member
Business
Little Rock
Gelzine, Joseph W.
Of Counsel
Business
Little Rock
Gill, Ashley L.
Associate
Business
Little Rock
Graves, Kathlyn
Member
Litigation
Little Rock
Hamlin, Harold W.
Member
Business
Little Rock
Hargraves, Megan
Member
Litigation
Little Rock
Harriman, Jr. Morril Hilton
Counsel
Regulated Business
Little Rock
Heffley, L. Kyle
Member
Litigation
Rogers
Henry, Donald H.
Of Counsel
Litigation
Little Rock
Hill, Martha McKenzie
Counsel
Regulated Business
Little Rock
Hyneman, Ginger
Counsel
Litigation
Jonesboro
Ivester, Hermann
Of Counsel
Business
Little Rock
Jackson, Benjamin D.
Member
Litigation
Little Rock
Janik, Jr. Anton L.
Member
Litigation
Little Rock
Johnson, Wendy L.
Member
Litigation
Rogers
Johnston, Margaret A.
Member
Business
Little Rock
Jones, III. M. Samuel
Member
Litigation
Little Rock
Koehler, David
Associate
Litigation
Little Rock
Lewis, John Alan
Member
Business
Rogers
Lovell, D. Nicole
Member
Business
Little Rock
MacLennan, Amanda
Member
Regulated Business
Austin
Marchand, Kelly D.
Counsel
Litigation
Little Rock
Marshall, Bethany
Associate
Business
Rogers
May, Walter E.
Member
Business
Little Rock
McCandless, III Bruce
Member
Regulated Business
Austin
McNulty, Christopher A.
Member
Litigation
Little Rock
Miller, Lance R.
Member
Litigation
Little Rock, Jonesboro
Miller, Stuart P.
Member
Litigation
Rogers, Little Rock
Monroe, III T. Ark
Member
Regulated Business
Little Rock
Parker, Anne S.
Of Counsel
Business
Little Rock
Patel, Rebecca H.
Associate
Regulated Business
Austin
Pettingill, Brittany H.
Associate
Litigation
Little Rock
Pierce, Jennifer R.
Member
Business
Little Rock
Pipkin, Brian A.
Member
Regulated Business
Little Rock
Plumlee, Christopher D.
Member
Litigation
Rogers
Pomerantz, Julie M.
Member
Regulated Business
Austin
Provencher, Scott
Member
Litigation
Little Rock
Pruitt, Kendra K.
Associate
Regulated Business
Little Rock
Pruitt, Lyn P.
Member
Litigation
Little Rock
Read, Nathan A.
Counsel
Litigation
Jonesboro
Rogers, Christopher T.
Member
Business
Rogers
Schallhorn, J. Scott
Member
Business
Little Rock, Jonesboro
Selig, John S.
Of Counsel
Business
Little Rock
Skolnick, Barry G.
Member
Regulated Business
Smith, Derrick W.
Member
Regulated Business
Little Rock
Smith, Stan D.
Member
Business
Little Rock
Sonko, Sainabou M.
Associate
Litigation
Little Rock
Stanton, Mandy L.
Member
Business
Little Rock
Steadman, Zachary T.
Member
Regulated Business
Little Rock
Stone, Clayborne S.
Member
Litigation
Little Rock
Strickland, Stanton
Counsel
Regulated Business
Austin
Talley, Graham C.
Associate
Litigation
Little Rock
Taylor, Marcella J.
Of Counsel
Business
Little Rock
Thomas, Jeffrey H.
Member
Regulated Business
Little Rock
Thomas III, Albert J.
Counsel
Litigation
Rogers
Way, Mary Catherine
Member
Litigation
Little Rock, Jonesboro
Williams, Richard A.
Of Counsel
Business
Little Rock
Wright, Walter G.
Member
Business
Little Rock

Practice Areas

 

Practice Areas

News & Alerts

News & Alerts

Thirty-five Mitchell Williams Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018
August 15, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (August 15, 2017) -- Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard P.L.L.C. announced today that 35 of its attorneys have been named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 list. Eight attorneys were also named Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year.”

John Selig Recognized as Attorney Emeritus by Arkansas Supreme Court
August 08, 2017

The Arkansas Supreme Court recently conferred to Mitchell Williams Partner John S. Selig the status of attorney emeritus for his years "of dedication and honorable service to the legal profession," in Arkansas for his 50-plus years of service as an attorney.

Twenty-two Mitchell Williams Attorneys Recognized in 2017 Chambers USA
August 01, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates and Woodyard, P.L.L.C. earned recognition in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. The firm, 22 attorneys and four practice areas achieved rankings.

Careers

Careers

Thank you for your interest in a career with Mitchell Williams. As the premier law firm in the region, we offer a broad range of exciting career opportunities.

About Mitchell Williams
Providing strategic counsel on a variety of sophisticated legal matters since 1954, Mitchell Williams combines decades of diverse professional experience with extensive relationships to offer clients across the United States the most comprehensive services possible. Today, the firm employs more than 80 attorneys from four offices in Arkansas and Texas.

Our success is directly tied to our ability to recruit, develop and retain the best and brightest. Although firm stability, challenging work, and the availability of the latest legal resources and technologies are among the many characteristics that make Mitchell Williams a dynamic and fulfilling place to work, our greatest asset is our widely known culture of collegiality and respect. We're proud of the longevity and loyalty of our employees, value our friendly, team-oriented work environment and strive to sustain a positive and supportive atmosphere in which success is the norm, rather than an exception. With these ideals in mind, we recruit hard working, well-rounded attorneys of intellectual distinction who have exemplary leadership and communication skills, excellent judgment, dedication, and the desire to work as part of a powerful and cohesive team.

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Take Time To Give

Take Time to Give Program

The attorneys and staff of Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. believe it is our essential responsibility to play active, positive roles in the communities in which we work and live, and because of this, are dedicated to strengthening organizations that play a vital part in supporting our neighbors.

Engaging in service and leadership activities with organizations central to providing charitable, social, educational or cultural enrichment, Mitchell Williams' Take Time To Give program has incorporated more than 150 organizations throughout Arkansas and the region since its launch as a formal initiative. The firm lends support through financial contribution, pro bono services the thousands of volunteer hours our attorneys invest annually serving on boards and committees for numerous foundations and charitable events.

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. has announced that foster care and adoption will be the firm’s philanthropic focus for 2017 through the firm’s Take Time to Give program. The organizations receiving support this year are Project Zero and Fostering Hope Austin.   

Past Take Time to Give Primary Charity Recipients:

2016 Primary Charity: Arkansas Foodbank, Northwest Arkansas Foodbank, Foodbank of Northeast Arkansas, & Capital Area Foodbank of Texas

2015 Primary Charity: Arkansas Children's Hospital and Dell Medical Center of Central Texas

2014 Primary Charity: Special Olympics

2013 Primary Charity: Boys & Girls Club of Central Arkansas

2012 Primary Charity: Reach out and Read Arkansas

2011 Primary Charity: ACCESS Group, Inc.

2010 Primary Charity: Our House Shelter

Locations

Locations

Little Rock

Little Rock

425 West Capitol Avenue
Suite 1800
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
P. (501) 688.8800
F. (501) 688.8807
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Austin

Austin

500 W. 5th Street
Suite 1150
Austin, Texas 78701
P. (512) 480.5100
F. (512) 322.0301
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Rogers

Rogers

5414 Pinnacle Point Drive
Suite 500
Rogers, Arkansas 72758
P. (479) 464.5650
F. (479) 464.5680
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Jonesboro

Jonesboro

100 E. Huntington
Suite C
Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
P. (870) 336.9292
F. (870) 336.9787
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