Mitchell Williams Attorney Jordan Wimpy Selected to Environmental Law Institute's Emerging Leaders Initiative 


January 07, 2021

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Attorney Jordan Wimpy has been selected to the Environmental Law Institute’s Emerging Leaders Initiative, joining the second-ever cohort of Emerging Leaders. The goal of the Emerging Leaders Initiative is to connect, support and foster dialogue amongst the next generation of rising stars in environmental law and policy and provide an exciting year ahead of fellowship, networking, professional development, programs on cutting edge topics in environmental law and policy and more. The Environmental Law Institute is committed to activating a new generation of environmental professionals who care passionately about the future of environmental law and policy.

Wimpy is an environmental lawyer with a dynamic practice covering issues across the spectrum of environmental, agricultural, energy and natural resources law. He regularly represents trade associations, utilities and business clients in administrative rulemaking matters and all aspects of the environmental permitting, compliance and enforcement processes. Wimpy also provides counsel to agricultural producers and landowners regarding agricultural conservation programs, conservation easements and other land preservation and stewardship activities.

About the Emerging Leaders Initiative 

The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) formed the Emerging Leaders Initiative (ELI ELI) to connect, support and foster dialogue amongst the next generation of rising stars in environmental law and policy. Selected by some of the most prominent environment, energy and natural resource leaders in the nation on ELI’s Board, Leadership Council and staff, Emerging Leaders are a diverse group selected from across the country and from a variety of practices—from NGOs, to government, to corporations, to private practice—to further bring together those who will shape the future of environmental law and policy, and follow in the footsteps of their predecessors on the Leadership Council and ELI Board.

About Mitchell Williams 

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full-service corporate law firm that provides strategic, 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. For more information, visit