Areas of Practice
Daily & Woods is a full service general litigation firm that can assist with any of your legal needs. We also specialize in the following areas:

Oil, Gas and Natural Resource Law

Our attorneys offer a comprehensive range of services to owners of oil, gas and mineral interests, oil and gas producers, pipeline companies and their related businesses in Arkansas, Oklahoma, North Dakota and Wyoming. We are capable of assisting clients with lease negotiations, mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures of energy assets, sale and purchase of oil and gas properties, title examination, project financing and refinancing, and complex exploration and farmout agreements. We advise energy companies on contractual matters and compliance with state and Federal regulations. We frequently work with governmental agencies to secure permits, licenses, and administrative orders. We represent oil and gas exploration companies, drilling companies, and other related businesses in state and Federal litigation and appeals. Our attorneys are experienced in representing landowners and oil and gas companies in mineral and surface disputes.

Real Estate Law

Our attorneys have represented clients in the purchase and sale of shopping centers, office buildings, sub-divisions, industrial sites, hotels, restaurants, multi-family units, condominiums, single family homes, farms and land for various purposes, easements and rights of ways. We have created horizontal property regimes, sub-divided property for development, negotiated commercial and residential leases, negotiated financing and re-financing structures and created necessary documents for those purposes. Our services included not only the transactional side of real estate, but also litigation services in state and Federal courts in disputes related to breach of contracts and issues related to construction, title, eminent domain, eviction, enforcement of property rights and foreclosure. In addition, we have represented clients before administrative bodies, such as planning or zoning commissions, and real estate brokers before regulatory agencies.

Litigation and Appellate

Our attorneys have over a hundred years of combined experience in handling litigation and appeals in state courts throughout Arkansas, the trials before the Federal District Courts of Arkansas and appeals before the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals and United States Supreme Court. Members of our firm our available to handle all matters, including personal injury, contract breaches, real estate and oil, gas and natural resource property right disputes.

Municipal and Government Law

Our attorneys have substantial expertise in municipal and other governmental entity law, which requires a rich understanding of contract, property, tort, and constitutional law. Our attorneys are experienced to handle all matters, including those involving land use and planning, eminent domain and condemnation proceedings, local ordinances, and police and civil service matters.

Business and Commercial Law

Our attorneys are experienced in forming corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and other business entities. We also work with our clients on mergers and acquisitions, contract drafting, asset financing, copyright, trademark and intellectual property protection, and other related corporate matters. We frequently prosecute and defend claims, protect creditor's rights in bankruptcy proceedings, and handle creditor debt collections.

Insurance Defense

We represent businesses, individuals, and insurance carriers in a broad range of personal injury defense matters. This includes everything from routine automobile accidents to complex claims involving product liability, direct actions against carriers for claims under the policy, pharmaceutical liability, premises liability, and professional liability. We provide analysis and opinions in insurance coverage disputes. We also represent employers and carriers in workers compensation claims.

Employment and Workers Compensation Law

We represent employers in employment matters at every stage from advising employers on how to handle in-progress personnel issues to responding to EEOC complaints and defending employment discrimination and wrongful termination lawsuits.

Wills, Trusts, Estates and Probate

Our law firm is a general service firm that is capable of handling various personal legal needs for our clients. We are prepared to assist in the drafting of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and other estate planning documents, and are capable of handling probate and guardianship cases.