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Mitchell Williams

Innovative lawyers.

Innovative legal solutions.

Proven progress for our clients.

Mitchell Williams is a full-service law firm serving our clients with a tradition of value, service, and integrity across our practices.

Awards and Recognition:

  • 2016 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" (Woodward White, Inc.) - Ranked regionally in 38 practice areas.

  • 2016 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" (Woodward White, Inc.)  - Top listed in Arkansas for Administrative / Regulatory Law, Corporate, Insurance, and Securities Regulation

  • 2016 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" (Woodward White, Inc.)  - Top listed in Little Rock for Administrative / Regulatory Law, Corporate, Insurance, Securities Regulation, and Litigation

  • Chambers USA - Ranked for Corporate/Commercial, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, and Real Estate in Arkansas, 2016

  • Chambers USA - 22 Mitchell Williams' lawyers ranked in 2016

  • 37 Mitchell Williams lawyers named to The Best Lawyers in America 2016 (Woodward White, Inc.)

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ATTORNEYS

Attorney Directory

Alexander, John E.
Associate
Litigation
Baker, John Keeling
Member
Litigation
Bandy, Melissa L.
Counsel
Business
Barrier, W. Christopher
Of Counsel
Business
Bartley, Sherry P.
Member
Litigation
Baxter, Trav
Member
Business
Beard, III R.T.
Member
Litigation
Blackorby, David N.
Of Counsel
Litigation
Brenner, Benjamin D.
Member
Litigation
Browning, Jason T.
Member
Litigation
Brunson, Matthew L.
Associate
Litigation
Bryant, John S.
Member
Business
Burner, Burnie
Member
Regulated Business
Campbell, Rick
Member
Regulated Business
Cliett, Jr. Charles B.
Member
Regulated Business
Cockrell, Craig R.
Counsel
Business
Conklin, Adria W.
Member
Litigation
Cook, Ken
Member
Litigation
Crawford, Bryce G.
Associate
Litigation
DeLargy, Betty
Member
Regulated Business
DiLizia, Lauren
Associate
Regulated Business
Drewyor, Jill Grimsley
Member
Business
Duke, Jane W.
Member
Litigation
Foster, Doak
Member
Regulated Business
Freeland, Byron L.
Member
Litigation
Freeman, Karen P.
Member
Litigation
Freeman, Lana L.
Associate
Regulated Business
Gates, Allan
Member
Business
Gelzine, Joseph W.
Of Counsel
Business
Gill, Ashley L.
Associate
Business
Graves, Kathlyn
Member
Litigation
Hamlin, Harold W.
Member
Business
Hargraves, Megan
Member
Litigation
Harriman, Jr. Morril Hilton
Counsel
Regulated Business
Heffley, L. Kyle
Member
Litigation
Henry, Donald H.
Of Counsel
Litigation
Hill, Martha McKenzie
Counsel
Regulated Business
Hyneman, Ginger
Counsel
Litigation
Ivester, Hermann
Of Counsel
Business
Jackson, Benjamin D.
Member
Litigation
Janik, Jr. Anton L.
Member
Litigation
Johnson, Wendy L.
Member
Litigation
Koehler, David
Associate
Litigation
Lewis, John Alan
Member
Business
Lovell, D. Nicole
Member
Business
MacLennan, Amanda
Member
Regulated Business
Marchand, Kelly D.
Counsel
Litigation
Marshall, Bethany
Associate
Business
May, Walter E.
Member
Business
McCandless, III Bruce
Member
Regulated Business
Miller, Stuart P.
Member
Litigation
Monroe, III T. Ark
Member
Regulated Business
Parker, Anne S.
Of Counsel
Business
Patel, Rebecca H.
Associate
Regulated Business
Pettingill, Brittany H.
Associate
Litigation
Pipkin, Brian A.
Member
Regulated Business
Plumlee, Christopher D.
Member
Litigation
Pomerantz, Julie M.
Member
Regulated Business
Provencher, Scott
Member
Litigation
Pruitt, Kendra K.
Associate
Regulated Business
Pruitt, Lyn P.
Member
Litigation
Read, Nathan A.
Counsel
Litigation
Rogers, Christopher T.
Member
Business
Selig, John S.
Of Counsel
Business
Skolnick, Barry G.
Member
Regulated Business
Smith, Derrick W.
Member
Regulated Business
Smith, Stan D.
Member
Business
Stanton, Mandy L.
Member
Business
Steadman, Zachary T.
Member
Regulated Business
Stone, Clayborne S.
Member
Litigation
Strickland, Stanton
Counsel
Regulated Business
Talley, Graham C.
Associate
Litigation
Taylor, Marcella J.
Of Counsel
Business
Thomas, Jeffrey H.
Member
Regulated Business
Williams, Richard A.
Of Counsel
Business
Wright, Walter
Member
Business
Yeslow, Tod David
Member
Business

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News & Alerts

News & Alerts

Mitchell Williams Selects Project Zero and Fostering Hope Austin as Take Time to Give Recipients
March 10, 2017

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C., through the firm’s Take Time to Give Program, announced that foster care will be the firm’s philanthropic focus for 2017. The organizations receiving support are Project Zero in Arkansas and Fostering Hope Austin in Texas.

Nathan Read joins Mitchell Williams in Jonesboro
February 28, 2017

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. announces Nathan A. Read has joined the firm in Jonesboro as litigation counsel.

Stanton Strickland, Deputy Commissioner of Texas Department of Insurance Legal Division to Join Mitchell Williams Insurance Regulatory Group
December 06, 2016

AUSTIN, TX. (Dec. 6, 2016) This February, Stanton Strickland, Deputy Commissioner of the Legal Division at the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI), will join the Mitchell Williams Insurance Regulatory Practice Group in its Austin office.  Strickland's departure from TDI caps 21 years of public service with the agency

Our Careers

Careers

Thank you for your interest in a career with Mitchell Williams. As the premier law firm in the region, we offer a broad range of exciting career opportunities.

About Mitchell Williams
Providing strategic counsel on a variety of sophisticated legal matters since 1954, Mitchell Williams combines decades of diverse professional experience with extensive relationships to offer clients across the United States the most comprehensive services possible. Today, the firm employs more than 80 attorneys from four offices in Arkansas and Texas.

Our success is directly tied to our ability to recruit, develop and retain the best and brightest. Although firm stability, challenging work, and the availability of the latest legal resources and technologies are among the many characteristics that make Mitchell Williams a dynamic and fulfilling place to work, our greatest asset is our widely known culture of collegiality and respect. We're proud of the longevity and loyalty of our employees, value our friendly, team-oriented work environment and strive to sustain a positive and supportive atmosphere in which success is the norm, rather than an exception. With these ideals in mind, we recruit hard working, well-rounded attorneys of intellectual distinction who have exemplary leadership and communication skills, excellent judgment, dedication, and the desire to work as part of a powerful and cohesive team.

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Take Time To Give

Take Time to Give Program

The attorneys and staff of Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. believe it is our essential responsibility to play active, positive roles in the communities in which we work and live, and because of this, are dedicated to strengthening organizations that play a vital part in supporting our neighbors.

Engaging in service and leadership activities with organizations central to providing charitable, social, educational or cultural enrichment, Mitchell Williams' Take Time To Give program has incorporated more than 150 organizations throughout Arkansas and the region since its launch as a formal initiative. The firm lends support through financial contribution, pro bono services the thousands of volunteer hours our attorneys invest annually serving on boards and committees for numerous foundations and charitable events.

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. has announced that foster care and adoption will be the firm’s philanthropic focus for 2017 through the firm’s Take Time to Give program. The organizations receiving support this year are Project Zero and Fostering Hope Austin.   

Past Take Time to Give Primary Charity Recipients:

2016 Primary Charity: Arkansas Foodbank, Northwest Arkansas Foodbank, Foodbank of Northeast Arkansas, & Capital Area Foodbank of Texas

2015 Primary Charity: Arkansas Children's Hospital and Dell Medical Center of Central Texas

2014 Primary Charity: Special Olympics

2013 Primary Charity: Boys & Girls Club of Central Arkansas

2012 Primary Charity: Reach out and Read Arkansas

2011 Primary Charity: ACCESS Group, Inc.

2010 Primary Charity: Our House Shelter

Our Offices

Offices

Mitchell Williams serves businesses of all sizes from our offices in Arkansas and Texas.

Our lawyers counsel regional, national and multinational companies as well as government entities and leading non-profit organizations in Arkansas, Texas and throughout the United States.

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