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Mitchell Williams Attorneys Walter Wright and Ben Brenner Presented at the Arkansas Environmental Federation (AEF) Health and Safety Seminar

July 12, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Attorneys Walter Wright and Ben Brenner presented today  at the Arkansas Environmental Federation (AEF) Healthy and Safety Seminar. The presentation, titled Medical Marijuana Update and Impacts to Business, provided an update on the status of medical marijuana in Arkansas in addition to offering insight on the potential impact to employers and key employment law issues.

The seminar was held at Arkansas Electronic Cooperative Corporation in Little Rock and professionals, ranging from safety and health managers to local government officials, were in attendance. AEF is a private, non-profit environmental education association. The AEF works closely with industry, as well as state and federal environmental, safety and health regulators and focuses its efforts on educating environmental, health, and safety professionals through educational workshops.

Wright's practice has focused on environmental, energy (petroleum marketing) and water law for almost thirty years. His extensive experience includes counseling clients on issues involving environmental permits, compliance strategies, enforcement defense, property redevelopment issues, environmental impact statements and procurement/management of water rights.

Brenner has significant arbitration and trial experience. He focuses his practice in the area of large scale products liability including MDL proceedings, real estate and construction contract and defect cases, business tort cases and other complex commercial litigation. Brenner has also authored many alerts about medical marijuana in conjunction with following updates pertaining to the law and any new developments.

About Mitchell Williams

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a 92-attorney corporate law firm that provides strategic and comprehensive legal services to help clients achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas.