HBS Adds Baxter Drennon as Partner in Little Rock, Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. – NOV. 29, 2021 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is delighted to announce that seasoned trial attorney Baxter D. Drennon is joining the firm as a Partner in the recently opened office in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Baxter has more than a decade of legal experience, and he specializes in complex litigation and high-exposure cases involving vehicle accidents, products liability, and professional liability. He has served as lead counsel in hundreds of cases and as trial counsel in over a dozen cases, many of which resulted in complete defense verdicts.

His practice includes the representation of product manufacturers across a number of industries including aerospace, automotive, heating and cooling, electrical components, and vertical transportation. In addition to handling complex litigation, Baxter also counsels clients on commercial disputes and contractual matters, as well as day-to-day business and operational issues.

Baxter also serves as the City Attorney for Benton, Arkansas, and he has a vibrant practice representing municipal water and wastewater entities. He worked as legal counsel in the first privatization of a water utility on a military installation in Arkansas.

Baxter earned a JD, magna cum laude, from the University of Arkansas and a BA in political science from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Baxter is the President of the Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel and a National Director for DRI, the leading organization of civil defense attorneys and in-house counsel.

“Baxter’s experience as a tenacious trial attorney is a great asset for our clients in Arkansas and beyond, and we are pleased to welcome him to the HBS family,” said Patrick B. Feilke, a Partner who oversees the Little Rock office.

The recently opened Little Rock office is located at 500 President Clinton Ave., Suite RL 20, Little Rock, AR, 72201. With 330 attorneys and two dozen offices, HBS is proud to offer the full-service capabilities of a large firm and the personal relationships and efficiency of a local firm.

About Hall Booth Smith

Established in 1989, Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is a full-service law firm with six regional offices strategically located throughout Georgia, as well as offices in Birmingham, Alabama; Charleston, South Carolina; Asheville and Charlotte, North Carolina; Jacksonville, Miami, Tallahassee, Tampa, St. Petersburg and West Palm Beach, Florida; Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee; Little Rock, Arkansas; Saddle Brook, New Jersey; and New York City. Experienced across a wide range of legal disciplines, HBS attorneys pride themselves on providing knowledgeable, proactive, client-specific counsel to individuals, domestic and international corporations, state and federal agencies, and nonprofit organizations. The firm’s promise: “Serving to Achieve Excellence.” To learn more, please visit: www.hallboothsmith.com or connect with us on LinkedIn.

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