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We have a long history representing clients in all types of legal matters with government agencies.

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WLJ attorneys recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© for their work in government relations and related legal areas.

120 + years

Years crafting practical government relations solutions for our clients.

We have the experience and contacts to craft practical government relations solutions.

Knowing our way around the maze of state and federal bureaucracy has made us a valuable ally to our clients.

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Eli C. Bauer

Associate

Little Rock, AR

Eli Bauer is an associate with Wright Lindsey Jennings, where he focuses his practice on regulatory, environmental and corporate legal matters.

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Erika Ross Gee

Partner

Little Rock, AR

Erika is an experienced government relations attorney, with contacts and experience throughout Arkansas state government. She regularly represents clients with issues before the Arkansas Pharmacy Board and has developed a specialty in medical marijuana.

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Randall L. Bynum

Partner

Little Rock, AR

Much of Randy’s practice focuses on utility, telecom and transportation regulation, as well as the evolving medical cannabis industry, where he shepherds clients through compliance and regulatory processes.

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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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Attorney John R. Tisdale

John R. Tisdale

Partner

Little Rock, AR

John has been recognized as a leading Tax Attorney in Arkansas by Chambers USA for more than 13 years. He has served as Canon Chancellor to the Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas since 1999.

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Attorney Justin T. Allen

Justin T. Allen

Partner

Little Rock, AR

Justin Allen leads the firm’s Government Relations practice group and assists clients in working with state and local government on matters of policy, regulation and legislation.

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Matthew C. Boch

Partner

Little Rock, AR

Matt Boch is a tax attorney who helps businesses manage their tax liabilities by resolving their Arkansas and multistate tax problems and by leveraging economic development incentives. His clients range from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, and engagements range from audits to appellate litigation.

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Attorney N. M. Norton

N. M. Norton

Partner

Little Rock, AR

N.M. Norton has a commercial litigation practice, including matters under the Arkansas Franchise Practices Act and Deceptive Trade Practices Act and primarily focusing in the areas of governmental litigation, intellectual property, public utilities and administrative and regulatory matters.

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Attorney Patrick Wilson

Patrick D. Wilson

Partner

Little Rock, AR

Arkansas construction liens are a large part of Patrick’s practice. He regularly pursues large construction lien claims on big commercial projects in Arkansas.

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John William Spivey III

Partner

Little Rock, AR

Bill is widely acknowledged to be one of the premier finance and commercial real estate attorneys in Arkansas. He also finds time to devote his energies to various community activities, including Methodist Family Health, Camp Aldersgate and the Mabelvale Youth Association.

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Attorney Jennifer L. Smith

Jennifer L. Smith

Partner

Rogers, AR

Jennifer has more than 10 years of experience as a health law attorney.

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Attorney Nathan R. Finch

Nathan R. Finch

Associate

Rogers, AR

Nathan’s banking and finance practice focuses on FinTech integration, and he regularly advises clients on a variety of topics concerning heavily regulated entities. Nathan attended the Culinary Institute of America in New York. He worked for well over a decade in the hospitality industry, including a stint in Queenstown, New Zealand.

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Our clients with legal issues involving government agencies know that the experience of our attorneys in this specialized area of practice help them to reach an effective, efficient and practical solution. Our firm has a long history of attorneys specializing in a diverse variety of administrative, regulatory and compliance practice settings allow our firm to be uniquely situated to represent clients in all types of legal matters with a government agency.

Simplifying administrative legal matters for our clients is a priority for our attorneys, who have significant experience and contacts throughout state government. We practice a wide range of administrative law, including representation in administrative proceedings on disciplinary matters; analysis, drafting and advocacy on agency regulatory policy; and representation in administrative proceedings related to obtaining a professional license.

Our attorneys have appeared before numerous professional licensure boards, including the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy, Arkansas State Medical Board, Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners, Arkansas State Board of Nursing, Arkansas Contractors Licensing Board, Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board, Arkansas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board, Arkansas State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors, and the Arkansas Health Services Permit Agency.

We also have experience representing our clients before the Arkansas Claims Commission, the Arkansas Insurance Department, the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration, the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, the Office of Procurement, the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System and the Arkansas Teachers Retirement System.

The guidance and advice we offer clients on compliance matters with state and federal administrative rules and regulations, including advice on developing corporate policies and procedures, have proven to position our clients properly to accomplish their goals.

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