Bust of the late Managing Partner Herschel H. Friday in the firm’s lobby in Little Rock.
News release from Friday, Eldredge & Clark
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (January 3, 2017) – Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP has named three new partners to the firm: Marshall S. Ney, E. Conner McNair, and W. Taylor Marshall.
“Marshall, Conner, and Taylor have proven to be invaluable assets to the firm,” said J. Shepherd Russell, III, managing partner of the firm. “Their respective expertise, work ethic, and willingness to go the extra mile has resulted in successful individual practices while also strengthening the firm’s provision of exceptional legal services to its clients overall. We are proud to have them as colleagues and are excited about their futures as partners with Friday, Eldredge, & Clark.
Marshall Ney, who joined the firm in 2014 with more than 25 years of experience in litigation, serves as counsel to businesses, insurance companies, school districts, and individuals in most types of complex and commercial disputes, employment claims and insurance coverage issues. His work has led him to be ranked by The Best Lawyers in America, Mid-South Super Lawyers and America’s Top 100 Attorneys. Ney graduated from the University of Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law in 1991 with a Juris Doctor degree and earned a bachelor’s degree in business from Southern Methodist University in 1986.
Conner McNair joined the firm in 2010 and has been an asset to the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group ever since. He works at the firm’s Rogers office and his focuses his practice on guiding clients through mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, real estate transactions and the implementation and operation of employee benefit packages while also providing tax advice to corporations and partnerships. In 2010, Conner obtained his Master of Laws Degree in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center where he also earned a Certificate in Employee Benefits Law reflecting his advanced education in the law of employee benefits. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Arkansas in 2009.
Taylor Marshall, who has been with the firm since 2013, practices in the Public Finance Practice Group in the Little Rock office of the firm. During the past few years, Marshall has represented clients, primarily cities, counties and other governmental entities, on bond matters totaling more than $1 billion in principal amount. He graduated with high honors from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law in 2009 and received his bachelor’s degree in accounting and business administration from Washington & Lee University in 2005.