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Derrick W. Smith

Mitchell Williams
Little Rock, AR
(501) 688-8845


  • B.A., with Distinction, Hendrix College, 1997
  • J.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, 2000

Professional Experience

Providing legal and counseling services on insurance issues and regulatory matters in Arkansas and nationwide, including insurance company formations, admissions, product filings, mergers and acquisitions and producer and other insurance-related entity licensing.  Representing insurance companies, trade associations, and other business entities before administrative agencies, the state legislature and in preparing and coordinating legislation. Representing clients before state and federal appellate courts. Prior experience as a law clerk to the Honorable Olly Neal, Arkansas Court of Appeals, 2000-2001.

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