Mitchell Williams Achieves Rankings by Chambers USA and Chambers High Net Worth

Twenty-two Attorneys and Five Practice Areas Recognized

August 01, 2018

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  – Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates and Woodyard, P.L.L.C. earned recognition in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and in Chambers High Net Worth. In all, 22 attorneys in five practice areas achieved rankings.

The firm achieved top ranking in the practice area of Corporate / Commercial and rankings in the Labor and Employment, Litigation and Real Estate practice areas. Chambers High Net Worth ranked the firm in Private Wealth Law. 

Attorneys ranked in the corporate/commercial practice area, which includes municipal bonds and tax, are Michele S. Allgood, Travis Baxter, C. Douglas Buford Jr., D. Nicole Lovell, Walter May, Anne S. Parker and John S. Selig.

Ranked in the labor and employment practice area listing are attorneys Byron Freeland and Kathlyn Graves.

Attorneys ranked in the litigation practice area, including general commercial, environmental and medical malpractice defense, are  John K. Baker, Sherry P. Bartley, RT Beard III, Michelle Browning, Ken Cook, Allan Gates, Lance R. Miller, Scott Provencher, Lyn P. Pruitt and Walter G. Wright Jr. Attorney Sherry P. Bartley achieved rankings in both environmental and commercial litigation.

Ranked in the real estate practice area listing are attorneys W. Christopher Barrier and Harold W. Hamlin.

Chambers High Net Worth ranked Jennifer Pierce in the practice area of private wealth law.

Barrier, Parker and Selig were ranked as Senior Statesmen in their respective practice areas.

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About Mitchell Williams

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a 92-attorney corporate law firm that provides strategic and comprehensive legal services to help clients achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas.

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