Quattlebaum, Grooms, Tull & Burrow PLLC, a regional law firm with offices in Little Rock, Springdale and Jonesboro, Arkansas, provides a full range of legal services to individuals and business organizations of all forms and sizes, including sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, regional businesses, small entities, governmental bodies, and individuals. Our practice encompasses a wide variety of transactions, litigation, regulatory advice, and estate planning.
The following sections provide a brief description of some of the areas in which we practice.
We have an active, experienced team of appellate lawyers who have handled appeals before the Arkansas Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Arkansas, the Supreme Court of Mississippi, and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Eighth and Sixth Circuits. We have also been responsible for petitions for writs of certiorari and responses to petitions for writs of certiorari in the Supreme Court of the United States. Following law school, a number of our attorneys served as law clerks to appellate judges, including judges on the United States Courts of Appeals for the Eighth and Eleventh Circuits, the court of International Trade and the Supreme Court of Arkansas.
The firm has extensive experience in a wide range of banking issues for state and national banks and bank holding companies, including bank formation, holding company formation, branching, bank acquisition, mergers, loan transactions, representation of the bank as creditor, as well as regulatory and compliance issues involving the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) and the Federal Reserve Board. We are frequently called upon to prepare loan documentation and provide legal opinions in the areas of usury, enforceability of security interests and choice of law issues. We handle revolving and term loans involving the full spectrum of loan purposes and collateral including agricultural loans, inventory financing, debt restructuring and real estate acquisition. We can assist banks in creating loans with multiple participations and loans capable of being syndicated. We have represented more than forty banks with market capitalizations ranging from a few million dollars to over fifty billion dollars.
Our bankruptcy attorneys are experienced in negotiating and drafting bankruptcy filings and litigating contested bankruptcy matters. These hearings involve the full range of bankruptcy issues, including contested use of cash collateral, extension or reduction of exclusivity periods, assumption and rejection of executory contracts, dischargeability matters, claims litigation and plan confirmation issues. We are also capable of handling complex preference, fraudulent transfer and other avoidance power litigation.