Attorneys
Byron Freeland

Byron Freeland

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

Byron Freeland focuses his practice on employment law and litigation. 

Experience

  • Represents employers, including the largest hospital system in Arkansas, in Title VII defense.
  • Advises employers on various labor law matters, including wage and hour issues, reductions in force, termination and disciplinary issues and issues involving employee benefits.
  • Represents clients in litigating and arbitrating construction contract disputes.
  • Represented the City of Jacksonville before Civil Commission and in Court.
  • Served as Attorney for Arkansas Racing Commission since 1975.

Education

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

Professional Recognition

  • Chambers USA: Ranked in Labor & Employment in Arkansas (2015, 2017-2019)
  • The Best Lawyers in America©:  Employment Law - Management and Labor Law - Management (2011-2020)
  • Best Lawyers®:  Employment Law - Management "Lawyer of the Year" (2014, 2016, 2019)
  • Best Lawyers®:  Labor Law - Management "Lawyer of the Year" (2015)
  • Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2005
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers: (2007-2018)

Involvement

  • Speaker at state and regional seminars on employment law issues sponsored by Arkansas Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • Member, Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member, Arkansas Hospital Association
  • Member, American Hospital Association
  • Chairman of the Litigation Section, Arkansas Bar Association (2006)