little rock
501-375-9131
Fayetteville
479-695-1330

BIO

HONORS

  • Martindale-HubbellAV Preeminent Lawyer Rating (1984 –present, 30+ years)
  • Best Lawyer in America -1983-2017 Editions –(Recognized for over 30 years) Labor and Employment
  • Chambers USA Leading Lawyers, 2003 –Present, Labor & Employment
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers – Employment & Labor, 2006- present
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers – Top 50 Lawyers in Arkansas, 2006-present
  • Men of Achievement
  • AY Magazine, Best Lawyers in Arkansas
  • HR Professionals Magazine, Top Attorney
  • Memphis Magazine, Best Lawyers in Arkansas
  • Who’s Who in South and Southwest

AFFILIATIONS

  • Arkansas Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission 2003-present, Commissioner
  • Arc of Arkansas Board of Directors (1998-2005)
  • American Employment Law Council, Charter member
  • Arkansas Bar Foundation, Fellow, Board of Directors
  • Arkansas Supreme Court Board of Legal Specialization, Chair, 1985–89
  • Pulaski County Bar Association
  • Arkansas Bar Association Chair, Labor Law Section, 1980–81; House of Delegates, 1979–82
  • American Bar Association Committee on Equal Employment Law, Labor Law Section, 1974–present
  • American Bar Association Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Law

EDUCATION

  • Southern Methodist University, Masters of Law, 1976
  • University of Arkansas, Juris Doctor, 1974

Admissions

  • Bar of the State of Arkansas (1974)
  • Bar of the State of Tennessee (1977)
  • United States Supreme Court (1974)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (1978)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (1978)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (1978)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (1982)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (1978)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (1980)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (1978)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (1978)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (2000)
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas (1974)
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas (1978)
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee (2003)
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee (1977)
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