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Steven W. Quattlebaum

Quattlebaum, Grooms, Tull & Burrow, PLLC

Little Rock, AR, USA

Steven W. Quattlebaum

Business Litigation, Complex Commercial Litigation, Products Liability Litigation, Toxic Tort Litigation, Environmental Litigation, Employment Litigation

Mr. Quattlebaum is a founding member of Quattlebaum, Grooms, Tull & Burrow PLLC in Little Rock.  His primary areas of practice are complex business, toxic tort and products liability litigation.  Mr. Quattlebaum has served as lead trial counsel in over 100 trials, including numerous toxic tort, products liability, breach of contract, intellectual property, environmental litigation, securities fraud, franchise disputes, trade secrets, personal injuries and commercial matters. He has also represented clients before alternative dispute resolution bodies such as the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. Some of Mr. Quattlebaum's corporate clients include chemical, pharmaceutical, and automobile manufacturers, wood treatment companies, investment banking institutions, energy companies, major retailers, and timber companies.

Mr. Quattlebaum was recently selected as a member of the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America for the third year in a row. He has been named one of the leading business litigation lawyers in Arkansas by Chambers and Partners since 2003 and Mid-South SuperLawyers since 2006. Mr. Quattlebaum has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2001 and is currently recognized in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation, and Bet-the-Company Litigation. He has also been recognized as one of America's leading litigation attorneys in Benchmark, one of the top 50 lawyers in Arkansas by Mid-South Super Lawyers, and listed in The International Who's Who of Environment Lawyers for 2009 and 2010. 

In recent years, Mr. Quattlebaum has served in a lead trial counsel role in jury trials involving the welding fume litigation MDL based in United District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. The trials have occurred in various state and federal courts. 

University of Arkansas School of Law (J.D., 1983)
Western State College of Colorado (B.A., 1981)

Associations and Affiliations
Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers; Member, American Board of Trial Advocates; Member, International Association of Defense Counsel; Member, Product Liability Advisory Council; Master, William R. Overton Inn of Court; Charter Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America; Fellow, American Bar Foundation; Member, Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel; Member, American Bar Association, Arkansas Bar Association, Arkansas Bar Foundation, and Pulaski County Bar Association. Mr. Quattlebaum has held leadership positions in many of these organizations.

Charitable Organizations
Nature Conservancy, Arkansas Chapter, Board of Trustees; American Cancer Society; Downtown Partnership, Board of Directors; Arkansas Bar Foundation


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