Bio

Bourgon Reynolds serves as the managing member of Rose Law Firm’s Northwest Arkansas office. Bourgon is a highly accomplished lawyer who represents companies and individuals in high-stakes complex civil litigation.

After practicing with Rose Law Firm for several years, Ms. Reynolds joined the Arkansas Attorney General’s Office, where she successfully represented the State in civil litigation matters on issues of statutory and constitutional interpretation, including in appeals before the Arkansas Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. After rejoining Rose Law Firm in 2018, Ms. Reynolds has represented clients in business disputes, including allegations of antitrust violations, in federal and state courts around the country. She has represented clients against the Department of Justice, various attorneys general, the Federal Trade Commission, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and other government regulators.

Closer to home, Ms. Reynolds represents clients in breach of contract matters, probate and trust litigation, insurance coverage disputes, construction disputes, and she defends clients in class action litigation. She also represents healthcare professionals undergoing internal peer review processes or investigations initiated by the Arkansas State Medical Board.

Ms. Reynolds has an active pro bono practice, such as serving as lead counsel in a complaint brought by detainees at a local jail who were given medications as a supposed treatment for COVID-19 without their informed consent in violation of their constitutional rights. She is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, and she participates on the firm’s DE&I Committee.

Experience

  • Representing clients in antitrust litigation as well as class action litigation
  • Managing complex electronic discovery, including extensive experience with Technology Assisted Review (TAR)
  • Defending clients against governmental investigations and actions at the state and federal level
  • Pursuing contract disputes with the State of Arkansas before the Arkansas State Claims Commission
  • Defending against Federal Employers Liability Act and common carrier claims
  • Defending against personal injury claims
  • Representing multi-national client against products liability claims
  • Representing client in appeal of probate matter
  • Representing and advising client on commercial lease disputes
  • Arguing on behalf of the State of Arkansas before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in an employment discrimination matter
  • Defending the State of Arkansas against claims made under the Civil Rights Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1983
  • Defending the State of Arkansas and its laws in the Arkansas Supreme Court
  • Joining as amici counsel in the Arkansas Supreme Court in a matter of importance to the State
  • Defending the State of Arkansas against various employment discrimination claims and claims arising under the Arkansas and U.S. Constitutions in state and federal court
  • Representing clients in replevin actions to reclaim property
  • Litigating commercial lease and unlawful detainer lawsuits
  • Representing clients against OSHA citations and before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Obtaining guardianships over incapacitated persons

Honors

  • Class Member, Leadership Arkansas Class XVII
  • Leadership Benton County, Class of 2021
  • Member, Walton Arts Center Corporate Leadership Council
  • Northwest Arkansas Council, Member
  • Northwest Arkansas Business Journal 40 under 40, 2019
  • Best Lawyers Recognition, 2020
  • Arkansas Money & Politics Top 100 Lawyers, 2020
  • American Bar Association’s 2019 Annual Review of Antitrust Law Developments, contributing author
  • American Bar Association’s 2020 Annual Review of Antitrust Law Developments, contributing author (publication forthcoming 2021)
  • Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel, Member

Affiliations

  • Bentonville Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Havenwood, Inc., Board Member
  • American Bar Association Antitrust Law Section, Member
  • American Bar Association Law Practice Division, Member
  • American Bar Association Litigation Section, Member

Education

  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, 2012 (High Honors)

Admissions

  • Arkansas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas
  • Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas