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. Devin handles cases from inception through resolution at trial, appeal, and alternative dispute resolution where appropriate. Devin also represents school districts, advising clients to find practical, clear, and comprehensive solutions to difficult challenges. As a former educator, Devin’s experience as a teacher and administrator gives him the unique understanding of school operations that enables him to better assist his education clients with their needs and goals.
Prior to joining the firm, Devin served as a law clerk to Chief U.S. District Judge P.K. Holmes, III. Devin has proudly adopted Arkansas as his home, having resided in the state for more than a decade. As an outdoor enthusiast, he enjoys Arkansas’ many rivers, trails, and outdoor spaces.