little rock
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Fayetteville
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BIO

Bourgon Reynolds serves as a member for the firm’s litigation practice group, which includes defense in complex litigation matters, such as a series of federal class action antitrust lawsuits brought by direct and indirect purchasers against poultry producers.

After graduating with high honors, she first joined the firm in 2012 and spent three years focusing her practice on general and commercial litigation. Bourgon handled a wide variety of civil disputes including:

  • Contract litigation
  • Class action defense
  • Insurance coverage disputes
  • Personal injury defense
  • Collections on behalf of entities and individuals
  • Probate litigation

She also gained extensive experience managing complex electronic discovery matters.

Bourgon then joined the Arkansas Attorney General’s Office as an Assistant Attorney General and represented the state in civil litigation matters, including in appeals before the Arkansas Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circut.

After the Attorney General’s Office, Bourgon returned to Rose Law Firm and now practices out of the Fayetteville location. Her practice focuses on defending clients in complex litigation matters, electronic discovery, defending clients against government investigations and appellate matters.

She has also written articles for the UA Little Rock Law Review, where she served as associate editor in law school. One of her articles, Arkansas’s Unconstitutional Approach to Third-Party Exculpatory Evidence, explored Arkansas case law and its implications on a criminal defendants’ constitutional rights. In 2018, she wrote for The Arkansas Lawyer about technological advancements in the legal field. In 2020, she will be published as a contributing author to the American Bar Association’s 2019 Annual Review of Antitrust Law Developments.

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

  • Northwest Arkansas Business Journal 40 under 40, 2019

AFFILIATIONS

  • Bentonville Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Women on a Mission for the Mercy Health Foundation
  • 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)

RELATED INDUSTRIES

  • Governmental Entities
  • Poultry
  • State Agencies

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
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