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Mitchell Williams

Innovative lawyers.

Innovative legal solutions.

Proven progress for our clients.

Mitchell Williams is a full-service law firm serving our clients with a tradition of value, service, and integrity across our practices.

Awards and Recognition:

  • 2016 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" (Woodward White, Inc.) - Ranked regionally in 38 practice areas.

  • 2016 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" (Woodward White, Inc.)  - Top listed in Arkansas for Administrative / Regulatory Law, Corporate, Insurance, and Securities Regulation

  • 2016 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" (Woodward White, Inc.)  - Top listed in Little Rock for Administrative / Regulatory Law, Corporate, Insurance, Securities Regulation, and Litigation

  • Chambers USA - Ranked for Corporate/Commercial, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, and Real Estate in Arkansas, 2016

  • Chambers USA - 22 Mitchell Williams' lawyers ranked in 2016

  • 37 Mitchell Williams lawyers named to The Best Lawyers in America 2016 (Woodward White, Inc.)



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Stanton Strickland, Deputy Commissioner of Texas Department of Insurance Legal Division to Join Mitchell Williams Insurance Regulatory Group
December 06, 2016

AUSTIN, TX. (Dec. 6, 2016) This February, Stanton Strickland, Deputy Commissioner of the Legal Division at the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI), will join the Mitchell Williams Insurance Regulatory Practice Group in its Austin office.  Strickland's departure from TDI caps 21 years of public service with the agency

Cybersecurity Best Practices
November 18, 2016

Anton Janik and Mandy Stanton co-lead the Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Data Protection practice at Mitchell Williams. This article on cybersecurity best practices was originally published in the Fall 2016 issue of The Arkansas Lawyer magazine. It is posted here with permission.

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About Mitchell Williams
Providing strategic counsel on a variety of sophisticated legal matters since 1954, Mitchell Williams combines decades of diverse professional experience with extensive relationships to offer clients across the United States the most comprehensive services possible. Today, the firm employs more than 80 attorneys from four offices in Arkansas and Texas.

Our success is directly tied to our ability to recruit, develop and retain the best and brightest. Although firm stability, challenging work, and the availability of the latest legal resources and technologies are among the many characteristics that make Mitchell Williams a dynamic and fulfilling place to work, our greatest asset is our widely known culture of collegiality and respect. We're proud of the longevity and loyalty of our employees, value our friendly, team-oriented work environment and strive to sustain a positive and supportive atmosphere in which success is the norm, rather than an exception. With these ideals in mind, we recruit hard working, well-rounded attorneys of intellectual distinction who have exemplary leadership and communication skills, excellent judgment, dedication, and the desire to work as part of a powerful and cohesive team.


Take Time To Give

Take Time to Give Program

The attorneys and staff of Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. believe it is our essential responsibility to play active, positive roles in the communities in which we work and live, and because of this, are dedicated to strengthening organizations that play a vital part in supporting our neighbors.

Engaging in service and leadership activities with organizations central to providing charitable, social, educational or cultural enrichment, Mitchell Williams' Take Time To Give program has incorporated more than 150 organizations throughout Arkansas and the region since its launch as a formal initiative. The firm lends support through financial contribution, pro bono services the thousands of volunteer hours our attorneys invest annually serving on boards and committees for numerous foundations and charitable events.

Applications for 2017 Take Time To Give primary charity are now being accepted. The deadline for application submission has been extended to January 31st. Please see the application packet below for more information.

Mitchell Williams' Take Time to Give - 2017 Primary Charity Application Packet

Past Take Time to Give Primary Charity Recipients:

2016 Primary Charity: Arkansas Foodbank, Northwest Arkansas Foodbank, Foodbank of Northeast Arkansas, & Capital Area Foodbank of Texas

2015 Primary Charity: Arkansas Children's Hospital and Dell Medical Center of Central Texas

2014 Primary Charity: Special Olympics

2013 Primary Charity: Boys & Girls Club of Central Arkansas

2012 Primary Charity: Reach out and Read Arkansas

2011 Primary Charity: ACCESS Group, Inc.

2010 Primary Charity: Our House Shelter

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Mitchell Williams serves businesses of all sizes from our offices in Arkansas and Texas.

Our lawyers counsel regional, national and multinational companies as well as government entities and leading non-profit organizations in Arkansas, Texas and throughout the United States.