Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull PLLC is pleased to welcome Vincent O. Chadick to the law firm’s Northwest Arkansas office. Mr. Chadick is Of Counsel to the firm and concentrates his practice on commercial litigation. Mr. Chadick obtained his J.D. from the University of Arkansas School of Law in 1993 and a Master of Laws degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law Graduate Program. He received an A.B. from Georgetown University in 1991. Mr. Chadick is licensed to practice law in Arkansas and Oklahoma. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Eighth Circuit Bar Association and he sits by appointment of the Supreme Court of Arkansas to serve on the Arkansas Civil Practice Committee.
Nineteen (19) attorneys from Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull PLLC were recently named to the Mid-South Super Lawyers or Mid-South Rising Stars lists for 2015 by Super Lawyers. E. B. (Chip) Chiles IV, Timothy W. Grooms, Steven W. Quattlebaum, Michael N. Shannon, Geoffrey B. Treece, John E. Tull III, David B. Vandergriff, and Thomas G. Williams were recognized as Mid-South Super Lawyers. Mr. Quattlebaum, Mr. Grooms, Mr. Tull, Mr. Chiles, and Mr. Shannon are also included in the list of the Top 50 lawyers in Arkansas for 2015. Daniel J. Beck, Brandon B. Cate, Joseph R. Falasco, Michael B. Heister, Sarah Keith-Bolden, J. Cliff McKinney II, Chad W. Pekron, Lindsey C. Pesek, Joseph W. Price II, Everett C. (Clarke) Tucker IV, and R. Ryan Younger were named Mid-South Rising Stars. Click here to read more about these rankings.
U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® have released the Best Law Firms rankings for 2016 and Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull PLLC, is pleased to be recognized in nineteen (19) practice areas. Firms included in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. A complete list of the rankings for the firm can be found on our Awards page.
The firm was recently recognized in the 2016 edition of Benchmark Litigation as one of only three “highly recommended firms” for litigation in Arkansas. Steven W. Quattlebaum, John E. Tull III, E. B. (Chip) Chiles IV, and Michael N. Shannon were highlighted as Local Litigation Stars and Brandon B. Cate, Joseph R. Falasco, Chad W. Pekron, Amber Davis-Tanner, Everett C. (Clarke) Tucker IV, and R. Ryan Younger were named Future Stars. The publication noted that the firm is alternately referred to as “the premier litigation firm in Arkansas” and a group of “exceptional litigators and trial attorneys.” More information about these rankings can be found on our Awards page.
Thomas G. Williams has been appointed to the Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission, a state constitutional agency created by the adoption of Arkansas Constitutional Amendment 66 in 1988. The Commission strives to maintain public confidence in the judiciary and promote greater awareness of proper judicial behavior. Commission proceedings provide a fair and appropriate mechanism to preserve the integrity of the judicial process. A judge may be publicly disciplined by the Commission and the Arkansas Supreme Court has the power to suspend, remove or involuntarily retire or censure judges based on the recommendation of the Commission.
William A. (Al) Eckert III has been elected to a six-year term on the Board of Directors for the Arkansas Environmental Federation. Founded in 1967, the Arkansas Environmental Federation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit education association with more than 250 members, the vast majority of them businesses and industries that deal with environmental, safety, and health regulations on a day-to-day basis. The Arkansas Environmental Federation focuses on practical, common-sense laws and regulations based on sound science, a teamwork approach to compliance, and waste minimization and pollution prevention. The Arkansas Environmental Federation enables information to be exchanged on a daily basis between its members, government regulators, and policy makers.
Philip A. Elmore has joined the firm as an associate in the Northwest Arkansas office where his practice will focus on litigation. Mr. Elmore earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Arkansas School of Law and served as a Note & Comment Editor for the Arkansas Law Review. He received a B.A, summa cum laude, in History and Political Science from Arkansas Tech University.
The Best Lawyers in America® rankings for 2016 have been released and Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull PLLC is pleased to be recognized in 23 practice areas. Rankings are based on peer-review evaluations from leading attorneys in their field. A complete list of the rankings for the firm can be found on our Awards page.
Joseph W. Price II will be a presenter at the 13th Annual Landlord-Tenant Law: Leases, Evictions, Litigation, and Settlements seminar scheduled for Friday, September 18, 2015, at the Crowne Plaza in Little Rock. Details can be found at www.sterlingeducation.com.
Everett C. (Clarke) Tucker IV has been selected for inclusion in the 2015 “40 Under 40” class by Arkansas Business. Honorees were selected from hundreds of nominations and are identified by the publication as “young leaders of business, government and nonprofits that our internal selection team believes readers need to know”. Clarke and all of the honorees are profiled in the June 22, 2015 edition.
In the 2015 publication of Chambers USA’s Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull PLLC, received the highest ranking possible in the areas of General Commercial Litigation and Real Estate for law firms in Arkansas and was also recognized for its Corporate/Commercial practice. Steven W. Quattlebaum, Timothy W. Grooms, John E. Tull III, E. B. (Chip) Chiles IV, J. Cliff McKinney II, Jeb H. Joyce, Everett C. (Clarke) Tucker IV, and Amber Davis-Tanner received recognition in the publication’s rankings of individuals. To learn more about these rankings, visit our Awards page.
Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull PLLC is pleased to welcome Meredith M. Causey as an associate to the law firm. Ms. Causey will be located in the firm’s Little Rock office and will focus her practice on electronic discovery. Before joining the firm, Ms. Causey founded an electronic discovery company, where she counseled clients on electronic discovery best practices and provided guidance on the legal and strategic issues related to electronic discovery. Before law school, Ms. Causey worked for a large, international law firm, providing litigation support on electronic discovery projects and handling the technical responsibilities of presenting electronic evidence at trial. Ms. Causey graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2006 with a B.S. in Political Science and received her J.D. from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law in 2012.
Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull PLLC recently announced that Brandon B. Cate has become a Managing Member of the law firm and Grant M. Cox, Michael B. Heister, Joseph W. Price II, and Everett C. (Clarke) Tucker IV have been named Members. Brandon B. Cate is located in the firm’s Springdale office and his practice focuses on complex business litigation, ERISA benefits litigation, eminent domain litigation, products liability litigation, and appeals. He received his J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Arkansas School of Law and a B.A., cum laude, from Vanderbilt University. Grant M. Cox practices in the firm’s Little Rock office and concentrates his practice on real estate, corporate transactions, and oil and gas transactions. Mr. Cox received his J.D., with high honors, from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law and a B.A., summa cum laude, from Hendrix College. Michael B. Heister is located in the firm’s Little Rock office and his practice focuses on complex civil litigation and appeals. He received his J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Arkansas School of Law and a B.A., magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University. Joseph W. Price II practices in the firm’s Little Rock office where he concentrates his practice on civil litigation. Mr. Price received his J.D., with high honors, from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law and a B.S., summa cum laude, from the University of Tennessee at Martin. Everett C. (Clarke) Tucker IV is located in the firm’s Little Rock office where his primary area of practice is litigation. Mr. Tucker received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Arkansas School of Law and an A.B. from Harvard University.