Twenty-two Mitchell Williams Attorneys Recognized in 2017 Chambers USA

August 01, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates and Woodyard, P.L.L.C. earned recognition in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.The firm, 22 attorneys and four practice areas achieved rankings.

Ranked in the corporate/commercial practice area, which includes municipal bonds and tax, are attorneys 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.

Ranked in the litigation practice area, including commercial, environmental and medical malpractice defense, are attorneys John K. Baker, Sherry P. Bartley, RT Beard III, Benjamin Brenner, Michelle Browning, Ken Cook, Allan Gates, Lance R. Miller, Scott Provencher and Lyn P. Pruitt.

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

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

Chambers USA is published by Chambers and Partners Publishing, a premier guide to the legal profession. Each year, Chambers conducts in-depth research and interviews with clients and attorneys throughout the United States. Inclusion in Chambers USA is based completely on the research and peer interviews conducted and cannot be initiated by a firm or attorney.


About Mitchell Williams

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full service corporate law firm that provides strategic counsel to clients in business transactions, litigation, regulated entities, and insurance regulatory matters. Established in 1954, the firm currently employs more than 80 attorneys in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit

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