Attorneys
Anne Parker

Anne S. Parker

Of Counsel
Email:aparker@mwlaw.com
Phone:(501) 688.8825
Location: Little Rock
Bar Admissions: Arkansas

Ms. Anne Parker is an Of Counsel member in the Business Practice Group.  She has extensive experience in all areas of municipal finance including bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, issuer’s counsel, trustee’s counsel and borrower’s counsel. Ms. Parker has served as bond counsel for the Arkansas Development Finance Authority’s Economic Development Guaranty Bond Program as well as for the State of Arkansas General Obligation College Savings Bond Program.

Experience

  • Extensive experience in all areas of municipal finance including bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, issuer’s counsel, trustee’s counsel and borrower’s counsel.
  • Extensive experience in secured real estate lending.
  • Representation of cities, counties, state agencies, boards and commissions.
  • Experience in legislative review, analysis and drafting in the areas of utility, municipal law and municipal finance law.
  • Bond counsel for the Arkansas Development Finance Authority’s Economic Development Guaranty Bond Program 1987 to the present.
  • Bond counsel for the State of Arkansas General Obligation College Savings Bond Program 1991 through 1998.
  • Served as law clerk to U.S. Circuit Judge Richard Arnold, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1979-1981.
  • Instructor in English, Louisiana State University, 1968-1971, Auburn University, 1973-1976.

Education

  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law J.D., high honors (1979)
  • University of Kentucky M.A. (1968)
  • Arkansas State University B.S., high honors (1965)

Professional Recognition

  • Chambers USA: Ranked as Senior Statesman in Corporate/Commercial: Municipal Bonds in Arkansas (2017)
  • Chambers USA :  Ranked as Top Lawyer Corporate/Commercial Municipal Bonds (2015)
  • Arkansas Business Top 100 Women in Arkansas:  (1996,1998, and 1999)
  • Graduate, Greater Little Rock Chamber of Commerce Leadership Institute (1994)

Involvement

  • Member, Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Former President, Advocates for Battered Women
  • Former Board Member, Arkansas Repertory Theatre
  • Member, Second Presbyterian Church