W. Marshall News

Mid-South Super Lawyers Lists Top Attorneys of 2019


 Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is proud to announce Mid-South Super Lawyers named 52 attorneys to their annual listing of top lawyers in Arkansas including eight named as “Top 50: 2019 Arkansas Super Lawyers” and 14 ranked as “Rising Stars.”

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2020 Best Lawyers in America Announced


Friday Eldredge & Clark, LLP is pleased to announce that 53 lawyers have been included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America and eight were named “Lawyer of the Year” in Little Rock.

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Katie Watson Bingham is Newest Alumni of LGLR Program


Attorney Katie Watson Bingham, who is a member of the Class of XXXIV, graduated today from the Leadership Greater Little Rock program - a nine-month community leadership program from the Little Rock Regional Chamber.

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Jamie Jones Graduates From Leadership Greater Little Rock Program


Jamie Jones graduated earlier today from the Leadership Greater Little Rock program. Jamie, who served as social chair for her class, is one of the 55 graduates in the class of XXXIII.

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Attorneys Appointed by Arkansas Supreme Court to Serve on Committees


Attorneys Jamie Huffman Jones and Marshall S. Ney have both been appointed by the Arkansas Supreme Court to serve on separate committees beginning in 2018.

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Three New Attorneys Join Firm


Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP welcomes three new attorneys to the firm: Joshua C. Ashley, Kyle D. Kennedy and Taylor A. Stockemer.

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Best Lawyers Announces 2018 Rankings


Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is proud to announce six attorneys are named by Best Lawyers© as “Lawyer of the Year.” In addition, the publication’s 2018 edition recognizes 52 attorneys, making the firm the highest-ranked firm in Arkansas. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers based on professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to ensure they are in current practice and in good standing.

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Attorneys Talk Bonds at AGFOA Conference


This week the annual Arkansas Governmental Finance Officers Association (AGFOA) conference was held in Springdale, Ark. The three-day event included professional training, mentoring, idea exchanges and social networking for state and local finance officers.  Attorneys Michael Moyers and Taylor Marshall were invited to speak at the event and conducted a round-table panel focused on a range of topics related to the issuance of municipal bonds. 

Friday, Eldredge & Clark serves as the leading bond counsel firm for local and state governmental agencies and special purpose entities in Arkansas. 

Michael is a partner in the firm’s Public Finance Practice Group. He has practiced public finance law since 2004. His practice has focused on the issuance of bonds and other debt instruments by public instrumentalities in Arkansas and in other states.

Taylor is a partner in the firm’s Public Finance Practice Group. He has experience in all areas of municipal finance, including the issuance of taxable and tax-exempt bonds and public and private municipal finance transactions.  

For more information or if you have further questions about bonds, please contact one of our Public Finance Attorneys. Click here for more about this practice group and a list of attorneys. 

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FRIDAY I Feature: Firm Has Long History With Leadership Program


When Attorney Taylor Marshall graduated from the Leadership Greater Little Rock Program (LGLR), he joined not one but two special alumni groups. One includes more than 1,500 graduates of the Little Rock Regional Chamber's leadership program while the other is a special group of 20 attorneys from Friday, Eldredge & Clark who are LGLR graduates and continue to serve their community as leaders

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Marshall Ney Writes Column for NWA Business Journal


Attorney Marshall Ney's guest commentary appears in this week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal and focuses on recent legal decisions for wet communities in Arkansas.

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Three New Attorneys Named as Partners


Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP has named three new partners to the firm: Marshall S. Ney, E. Conner McNair and W. Taylor Marshall.

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Friday, Eldredge & Clark Expands In Northwest Arkansas


Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is pleased to announce that Marshall S. Ney has joined the firm and Carla G. Spainhour has relocated and joined our Rogers and Fayetteville Offices, in Northwest Arkansas. Collectively they bring more than 40 years of legal experience, enhancing the services for our valued clients in the northern part of the state.

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Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Covers Marshall Neys move to Friday, Eldredge & Clarks Northwest Offices


In the late 1980s, while working in Topeka, Kansas, as a terminal operations manager for ABF Freight System Inc., Marshall Ney began to think about a career change.

"I dont know if you have ever been to Topeka, but it inspired me to find something else to do," Ney said, in jest.

Now in the 25th year of a successful legal career, Ney jokes that the path to becoming an attorney was set in motion in some small part by actor Corbin Bernsen.

"This is going to sound totally silly, but at that time the hottest show on TV was L.A. Law," Ney recalled, referencing the award-winning legal drama that aired on NBC, with Bernsen playing a leading role. "I thought, That looks cool. I can do that. I am embarrassed to say that, but its true...."

  Click here to read the full story at nwabusinessjournal.com.

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Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP welcomes Carla Spainhour and Marshall Ney to Northwest Arkansas


Friday, Eldredge & Clark welcomes Marshall S. Ney and Carla G. Spainhourto Northwest Arkansas. Combined, they bring more than 40 years of legalexperience to enhance services for our clients. In addition to Fortune 500 companies entrepreneurs, physician groups, non-profits, school districts andindividuals make up our valued client base in the northwest part of the state. ...

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