WLJ Tops Chambers USA 2015 Rankings


The 2015 edition of Chambers USA recognized many Wright Lindsey Jennings attorneys for their work in numerous practice areas and designated top rankings for the firm. The publication is a preeminent publication providing independent rankings about top law firms and lawyers after completing in-depth interviews with randomly selected attorneys, clients and businesses.

The attorneys recognized have been identified as “Leading Individuals” in a range of practice areas and sub-practice areas. John R. Tisdale and John William (“Bill”) Spivey III were listed as leaders in Corporate/Commercial. Chambers USA ranked Wright Lindsey Jennings in Band 2 of Corporate/Commercial saying the firm “is highly respected for its work on public and private offerings, with noted expertise in municipal finance for infrastructure projects.”  Tisdale was also recognized in the area of Corporate/Commercial: Tax.

John D. Davis, Stuart Jackson, Michelle M. Kaemmerling and Jane A. Kim (Up and Coming) were listed for Labor & Employment. Lee J. Muldrow was noted for his work in the area of Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation.  Chambers USA listed the firm in Band 1 and included that “the team offers very good client service, is very responsive and understands the public sector across the board.”

In the area of Litigation: General Commercial, Gordon S. Rather, Jr., Charles T. Coleman, Edwin L. Lowther, Jr., Michael D. Barnes, Judy S. Henry, Stephen R. Lancaster, Troy A. Price and Scott A. Irby (Up and Coming) were recognized.  Chambers USA designated Lowther, David P. Glover (Up and Coming) and Jason B. Hendren (Up and Coming) as leaders in the area of Litigation: Medical Malpractice Defense. Wright Lindsey Jennings was listed in Band 1 for Litigation: General Commercial. The publication noted that the firm is “known for an outstanding and varied litigation bench that advises on the gamut of civil litigation in Arkansas and neighboring states.”

John R. Tisdale and John William (“Bill”) Spivey III were recognized for their practices in Real Estate. Spivey was also commended for his work in Zoning/Land Use. Chambers USA ranked Wright Lindsey Jennings in Band 1 and stated that the Real Estate “team is a prominent department that routinely acts for major clients on finance, development and zoning and land use matters.” The publication also acknowledged the team for “understanding their client and their efforts to exceed expectations impress.”