Attorneys
Kathlyn Graves

Kathlyn Graves

Member
Email:kgraves@mwlaw.com
Phone:(501) 688.8831
Office: Little Rock
Bar Admissions: Arkansas

Representing management in all areas of labor and employment law and litigation. Serving as lead counsel in all phases of litigation, including appellate argument. Successfully represented national client in a regional class action discrimination lawsuit. Regularly represents employers in the investigation and defense of charges of discrimination filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Experience

Representing management in all areas of labor and employment law and litigation. Serving as lead counsel in all phases of litigation, including appellate argument. Successfully represented national client in a regional class action discrimination lawsuit. Regularly represents employers in the investigation and defense of charges of discrimination filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Representing employers in whistleblower retaliation actions under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Sarbanes-Oxley Acts. Counseling employers in making employment decisions, including hiring, promotion and discharge, and in complying with various federal and state statutes and regulations affecting the employment relationship. Assisting employers in developing sound personnel policies.

Education

  • Southern Methodist University J.D. 1975
    Order of the Coif
  • Rhodes College B.A. 1972
    Phi Beta Kappa

Involvement

  • American College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, Fellow
  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law and Litigation Section, Member
  • Arkansas Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Member
  • Pulaski County Bar Association, Member
  • Arkansas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • American Arbitration Association Employment Dispute Resolution Panel, Member
  • American Bar Association Committee for Federal Judiciary, 1989-91, Eighth Circuit Member; Southwestern Law Journal, 1973-74
  • Arkansas Women Leadership Forum, Member
  • American Employment Law Council, Member
  • Ranked as Band 1 by Chambers and Partners USA for Labor & Employment, 2015
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America* in Little Rock since 1995 in the area of Labor and Employment Law
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America* in the areas Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, and Litigation - Labor and Employment, in Little Rock, for the years 2011-2016
  • Named in Super Lawyers** since 2006 (Labor & Employment, Employment Litigation, Business Litigation)

*Published by Woodward White, Inc.

**Published by Thomson Reuters