Attorney, Member
Michael Emerson
(501) 372-6175

Professional Experience
Michael Emerson has successfully defended manufacturers worldwide in products cases involving heavy trucks, motor vehicles, industrial equipment, fire-control equipment, boats, watercraft and petrochemicals.  He also deals in construction litigation involving catastrophic personal injuries and construction defects. As for premises liability experience, he has represented numerous national grocery chains, retail companies and malls in claims involving negligent security and premises maintenance. He also is heavily involved in all manners of commercial litigation.   
Practice Areas

  • Construction law  
  • Products liability
  • Toxic tort
  • Premises liability
  • Commercial litigation

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association member
  • Arkansas Bar Association member
  • American Board of Trial Advocacy member
  • International Association of Defense Counsel member
  • Defense Research Institute member
  • Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel member

Presentations and Thought Leadership



  • J.D., University of Arkansas, 1984
  • B.A. in History, University of Arkansas, 1981