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Thirty-one Mitchell Williams Attorneys Named as 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

November 07, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard P.L.L.C. announced today that 31 of its attorneys have been recognized by Super Lawyers in its 2017 lists of Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Lawyers are selected to a Super Lawyers list in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Super Lawyers Mid-South features attorneys in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.

The Mitchell Williams attorneys named to the 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers list are:

  • John Keeling Baker – Business Litigation

  • Christopher W. Barrier – Real Estate

  • Sherry P. Bartley – PI - Products: Defense

    • Also listed on Top 50 Females and Top 50 Arkansas lists

  • R.T. Beard, III – PI Med Mal: Defense

    • Also listed on Top 50 Arkansas list

  • Michelle L. Browning – PI Med Mal: Defense

  • Douglas C. Buford, Jr. – Securities & Corp Fin

  • Ken Cook – PI Med Mal: Defense

  • Byron Freeland – Employment Litigation: Defense

  • Allan Gates – Environmental

  • Kathlyn Graves – Employment & Labor

    • Also listed on Top 50 Females and Top 50 Arkansas lists

  • Harold W. Hamlin – Business/Corp

  • Donald H. Henry – Business/Corp

  • Anton Janik – Tax

  • M. Samuel Jones, III – Schools & Education

  • John Alan Lewis – Real Estate

  • D. Nicole Lovell – Business/Corp

  • Walter E. May – Business/Corp

  • Lance R. Miller – Business Litigation

  • Stuart P. Miller – PI General: Defense

    • Also listed on Top 50 Arkansas list

  • Scott D. Provencher – PI Med Mal: Defense

  • Lyn P. Pruitt – PI - Products: Defense

    • Also listed on Top 50 Females and Top 50 Arkansas lists

The Mitchell Williams attorneys named to the 2017 Mid-South Rising Stars list are:

  • Melissa Bandy – Business/Corp

  • Craig Cockrell – Estate & Probate

  • Bryce Crawford – Business Litigation

  • Megan Hargraves – PI Med Mal: Defense

  • Benjamin Jackson – PI Med Mal: Defense

  • David Koehler – Civil Litigation: Defense

  • Brian A. Pipkin – Business Litigation

  • Nathan A. Read – Business Litigation

  • Zachary T. Steadman – Health Care

  • Mary Catherine Way - PI - Products: Defense

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About Mitchell Williams

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full service corporate law firm that provides strategic, trusted counsel in matters of business, litigation and regulated entities. The firm offers clients comprehensive legal services, decades of diverse professional experience and extensive relationships. Established in 1954, the firm currently employs more than 90 attorneys in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas.