General Information

Year founded: 1954
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Overview

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Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full-service corporate law firm that provides strategic, trusted counsel to clients in business, litigation, regulated entities and insurance regulatory sectors. Established in 1954, the firm currently employs more than 90 attorneys in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas.

Mitchell Williams brings together decades of diverse professional experience and extensive relationships to offer clients in Arkansas and across the United States the most comprehensive legal services and solutions possible. The firm strives to foster personalized, one-on-one lawyer-client relationships while at the same time emphasizing the team approach to solving complex legal problems.

Many of the attorneys at Mitchell Williams joined the firm with established and distinguished careers in government, business and law. From working in the public sector as department heads, staff attorneys or general counsel to various state and federal agencies, to serving as in-house counsel for major corporations, the attorneys at Mitchell Williams provide first-hand experience to help clients meet the complex business needs required to succeed in today’s challenging economic climate.

For more information visit MitchellWilliamsLaw.com.

Rankings

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard P.L.L.C. is metro ranked in 34 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Austin, TX
Tier 1 for Insurance Law
Fayetteville, AR
Tier 1 for Commercial Litigation
Tier 1 for Employment Law - Management
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Tier 1 for Tax Law

Highlighted Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provided them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.
Utilities Law
Mitchell Williams is a great law firm. They have the expertise we need in all areas of law. I would highly recommend them.
Don Crabbe, President/CEO – First Electric Cooperative Corp.
Insurance Law
The firm has strong relationships and a high degree of expertise in the insurance regulatory arena. The firm's attorneys are very professional, knowledgeable and easy to work with. They provide excellent advice and counsel, and I would recommend them to others.

Rankings

Metro Rankings

Austin, TX
Tier 1 for Insurance Law
Fayetteville, AR
Tier 1 for Commercial Litigation
Tier 1 for Employment Law - Management
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Tier 1 for Tax Law
Tier 1 for Trusts and Estates
Tier 2 for Banking and Finance Law
Tier 2 for Corporate Law
Tier 2 for Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Tier 2 for Real Estate Law
Little Rock, AR
Tier 1 for Administrative / Regulatory Law
Tier 1 for Banking and Finance Law
Tier 1 for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Tier 1 for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Tier 1 for Commercial Finance Law
Tier 1 for Commercial Litigation
Tier 1 for Corporate Law
Tier 1 for Employment Law - Management
Tier 1 for Environmental Law
Tier 1 for Government Relations Practice
Tier 1 for Health Care Law
Tier 1 for Insurance Law
Tier 1 for Labor Law - Management
Tier 1 for Litigation - Environmental
Tier 1 for Litigation - Labor and Employment
Tier 1 for Litigation - Real Estate
Tier 1 for Litigation and Controversy - Tax
Tier 1 for Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Tier 1 for Real Estate Law
Tier 1 for Securities / Capital Markets Law
Tier 1 for Securities Regulation
Tier 1 for Tax Law
Tier 1 for Trusts and Estates
Tier 2 for Appellate Practice
Tier 2 for Litigation - Bankruptcy
Tier 2 for Litigation - Health Care
Tier 2 for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Tier 2 for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Tier 2 for Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Tier 2 for Project Finance Law
Tier 2 for Water Law
Tier 3 for Land Use and Zoning Law
Tier 3 for Public Finance Law

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Project Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Sports Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Water Law

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

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Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provided them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.
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Main Location

Little Rock, AR
425 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 1800
Little Rock, AR 72201
United States
501-688-8800 Call our Little Rock, AR location at 501-688-8800 Get Directions Get directions to our Little Rock, AR location

Office Locations

Management and Personnel

Managing Director
Jeff Thomas

Contacts

Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Heather Haywood, APR
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