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Business litigation done the Wright Way.

We have earned a reputation for excellence in handling challenging litigation, and we provide an impressive depth of experience in nearly every kind of civil litigation that occurs in state and federal courts.

1 top tier ranking

Band 1 designation of WLJ’s commercial litigation team in Arkansas by Chambers USA.

45 + attorneys

Litigation is our largest practice area, with more than 45 attorneys exclusively dedicated to trial work, and many more who litigate in the employment, IP and corporate arenas.

Our extensive litigation experience enables us to skillfully protect the interests of our clients in the courtroom and beyond.

WLJ’s commercial litigators can handle every detail of your matter from start to finish – addressing both the legal and business aspects at hand.

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Joseph H. Purvis

Partner

Little Rock, AR

After more than 40 years, clients continue to turn to Joseph H. Purvis for his legal skill, sound judgment and wise counsel.

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William J. Ogles

Associate

Little Rock, AR

William J. Ogles is an associate attorney with Wright, Lindsey Jennings with a litigation-oriented practice.

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Attorney Rodney P. Moore

Rodney P. Moore

Partner

Little Rock, AR

Rodney Moore provides advice and representation for businesses in the healthcare, banking, technology and insurance industries.

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Attorney Kimberly Wood Tucker

Kimberly Wood Tucker

Of Counsel

Little Rock, AR

Kimberly Wood Tucker has been engaged in the practice of law for twenty-eight years. Her current practice is focused on bankruptcy, defense of claims brought against creditors and debt collectors, and other areas of commercial litigation.

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Attorney Michael A. Thompson

Michael A. Thompson

Partner

Little Rock, AR

Michael Thompson has an active appellate practice and, in the past five years, has handled more than twenty appeals in the Arkansas and federal appellate courts, providing oral argument in many of those cases.

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Kyle R. Wilson

Partner

Little Rock, AR

Kyle Wilson has a trial-oriented practice centered around insurance defense, products liability, major tractor-trailer accidents, intellectual property, premises liability, as well as bad faith, and fraud litigation.

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Cyril Hollingsworth

Of Counsel

Little Rock, AR

With the knowledge acquired from his extensive litigation experience, Cyril advises clients not only on how to best navigate through litigation but also how to anticipate and avoid it altogether. He successfully litigates, mediates and arbitrates all types of construction and business disputes.

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Attorney Edwin L. Lowther, Jr.

Edwin L. Lowther, Jr.

Partner

Little Rock, AR

Ed Lowther has a trial-oriented practice and focuses his attention on class action and multidistrict litigation, commercial litigation, legal and medical malpractice defense and products liability.

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Attorney Gordon S. Rather

Gordon S. Rather, Jr.

Partner

Little Rock, AR

Gordon was recognized in 2017 as a member of the Lawdragon “Hall of Fame” having been selected as one of 500 Leading Lawyers in America for 12 years in a row.

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Attorney Glenn Ritter

Glenn S. Ritter

Partner

Rogers, AR

Glenn is an experienced trial lawyer with a concentration on medical malpractice defense, nursing home litigation, business litigation, insurance defense and trucking litigation.

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Attorney Troy A. Price

Troy A. Price

Partner

Little Rock, AR

Troy is one of only a handful of Arkansas attorneys selected on merit as a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers. Membership in the Academy is open only to those who have at least 15 years of excellence in appellate practice.

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Mark H. Allison

Partner

Little Rock, AR

For over 35 years, Mark Allison has demonstrated excellence not only in legal acumen, but also in character and integrity. He is known as the truest of advocates for his clients, helping them resolve their legal challenges effectively and efficiently.

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Wright Lindsey Jennings commercial litigation attorneys have successfully handled thousands of cases for clients engaged in major contract disputes and civil litigation. From counseling through trial and appeal, we provide comprehensive experience in a broad range of matters. Our attorneys have handled cases involving class actions, antitrust, banking, trusts, health care, corporate governance and shareholder disputes, securities regulation, commercial contracts, bankruptcy, secured transactions, real property, taxation, financial transactions as well as franchise and dealership litigation.

When matters go into litigation, WLJ can handle every aspect of the litigation from start to finish, managing each case as both a legal and business problem and always striving to resolve every matter in a way that best benefits our clients. Accordingly, our commercial litigation attorneys are prepared to represent our firm’s clients in a wide variety of forums – from the courtroom to administrative hearings to alternative dispute resolution through mediation and arbitration.

Wright Lindsey Jennings attorneys have prevailed on motions for dismissal or summary judgment in a countless number of complex matters. Should a case proceed further, our commercial litigation attorneys are trial lawyers – they understand what it takes to win at trial. They also understand and appreciate the importance of presenting testimony from professional experts and have developed long-standing relationships with the best expert witnesses available both in Arkansas and throughout the country. When cases are appealed, clients appreciate our experienced team of appellate lawyers who are extremely knowledgeable about what it takes to navigate the appellate process at all levels in both state and federal court.

Our firm is recognized as one of the leading commercial litigation firms in Arkansas by Chambers USAAmerica’s Leading Lawyers for Business and Best Lawyers in America. Many of our commercial litigation attorneys have been individually recognized by Chambers USA and Best Lawyers, as well as by Mid-South Super Lawyers, Lawdragon, Benchmarkand other professional publications.

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