Attorneys
Byron Freeland

Byron L. Freeland

Member
Email:bfreeland@mwlaw.com
Phone:(501) 688.8810
Office: Little Rock
Bar Admissions: Arkansas

Representation of employers, including the largest hospital system in Arkansas, in Title VII defense. Advising employers on various labor law matters, including wage and hour issues, reductions in force, termination and disciplinary issues and issues involving employee benefits. Litigating and arbitrating construction contract disputes. Complex commercial litigation; representation of the City of Jacksonville before Civil Commission and in Court. Attorney for Arkansas Racing Commission since 1975.

Experience

Representation of employers, including the largest hospital system in Arkansas, in Title VII defense. Advising employers on various labor law matters, including wage and hour issues, reductions in force, termination and disciplinary issues and issues involving employee benefits. Litigating and arbitrating construction contract disputes. Complex commercial litigation; representation of the City of Jacksonville before Civil Commission and in Court. Attorney for Arkansas Racing Commission since 1975.

Education

  • University of Arkansas School of Law J.D. 1972
  • University of Arkansas B.S. B.A. 1969

Involvement

  • Speaker at state and regional seminars on employment law issues sponsored by Arkansas Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • Arkansas Bar Association, Member
  • Arkansas Hospital Association, Member
  • American Hospital Association, Member
  • Chairman of the Litigation Section, Arkansas Bar Association, 2006
  • Ranked as Band 1 by Chambers and Partners USA for Labor & Employment, 2015
  • Named to Best Lawyers* in America since 2005 in Little Rock
  • Named to Best Lawyers* in America in the areas of Employment Law - Management, and Labor Law - Management, in Little Rock, for the years 2011-2016
  • Named the Best Lawyers* Employment Law - Management "Lawyer of the Year" in Little Rock, 2016
  • Named the Best Lawyers* Labor Law - Management "Lawyer of the Year" in Little Rock, 2015
  • Named the Best Lawyers* Employment Law - Management "Lawyer of the Year" in Little Rock, 2014

*Published by Woodward White, Inc.