March 06, 2023
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) — Mitchell, Williams and Attorneys Walter Wright, Jr., Devin Bates and Ben Jackson have been recognized by JD Supra with four 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards. The Readers’ Choice Awards recognize top authors and firms for publishing excellent work and consistently highest readership and engagement by C-suite executives, in-house counsel, media, and other professionals across the JD Supra platform during 2022.
Mitchell Williams is recognized as the top firm publishing on the topic of Environment. Attorney Walter Wright earned the JD Supra Reader’s Choice Top Author Award in the category of Environment, while attorneys Devin Bates and Benjamin Jackson each earned recognition as top authors in the category of Product Liability.
Walter Wright has extensive experience in environmental, energy (petroleum marketing), and water law. He counsels clients on issues involving environmental permits, compliance strategies, enforcement defense, property redevelopment issues, environmental impact statements, and procurement/management of water rights. He routinely advises developers, lenders, petroleum marketers, and others about effective strategies for structuring real estate and corporate transactions to address environmental financial risks. He is the author of the Arkansas Environmental, Energy and Water Law blog.
Devin Bates is a strategic litigator and trusted advisor to his clients. As a trial lawyer, he has experience in complex litigation including business matters, intellectual property disputes, constitutional litigation, and products liability actions. He also represents clients in conflicts involving governmental agencies and in administrative proceedings. He handles cases from inception through resolution at trial, appeal, and alternative dispute resolution where appropriate.
Ben Jackson is a litigation and trial attorney who defends corporations, institutional clients and insurance companies in catastrophic personal injury and death cases, primarily including products liability, toxic tort and medical injury. He has worked as lead trial counsel on numerous catastrophic injury cases and regularly serves as local counsel assisting out-of-state defense attorneys in Arkansas litigation.
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About Mitchell Williams
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full-service law firm providing strategic, comprehensive legal counsel for everything from day-to-day needs to the most complex, specialized business matters. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit MitchellWilliamsLaw.com.