Michelle Browning

Michelle L. Browning

Phone:(501) 688.8895
Location: Little Rock
Bar Admissions: Arkansas

Michelle Browning is a trial lawyer who represents the majority of major health care systems in Arkansas. She is certified in healthcare compliance (CHC)® by the Compliance Certification Board (CCB)®. Ms. Browning focuses her practice on defending claims of professional liability and has successfully tried numerous civil cases to defense verdict, including several multi-million dollar civil cases all of which resulted in defense verdicts for the client.


Ms. Browning's clients include major health care systems (both for profit and non-profit), health care providers, pharmaceutical companies, medical device companies and physicians in a wide range of specialties.  She represents clients in litigated matters of all sizes, with an emphasis on "bet-the-company" litigation.  


  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law J.D. (1998)
  • University of Mississippi B.A. (1995)

Professional Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America©: Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (2011-2019)
  • Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2008
  • Chambers USA: Ranked in Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation in Arkansas (2017-2018)
  • Chambers USA: Ranked in Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation in Arkansas (2015)
  • Chambers USA:  Rankings as ’Leaders in their Field’ for Medical Malpractice Defense (since 2011)
  • Soiree Women to Watch (2010)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers: (2013-2018)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Stars: (2008, 2010-2012) 
  • Recipient, Arkansas Bar Foundation’s Legal Writing award for the article “The Charitable Immunity Doctrine- Where are We Now?” published in the Arkansas Lawyer (Fall 2007 )
  • Recipient, W.A. Eldredge, Jr. Outstanding Young Trial Lawyer Award (Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel) (2007)
  • Arkansas Business 40 Under 40 Business and Community Leaders (2007) 
  • Recipient, Arkansas Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Award of Excellence (2004)
  • Recipient, Arkansas Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Distinguished Service Award (2003)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney Award, Arkansas Volunteer Lawyers for the Elderly (2000)


  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates (“ABOTA”), Arkansas Chapter
  • Member, Arkansas Bar Association House of Delegates and Board of Governors
  • Member, Judge Henry Woods Inn of Court, Member; Arkansas Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Sustaining Fellow and Board of Trustees, Arkansas Bar Foundation (2008-1012)
  • Former Chair, Arkansas Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Sectionr (2006-2007)
  • Speaker at seminars for the National Business Institute on Medical Malpractice and Civil Litigation