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Gregory J. Northen

Civil Litigation

Employment-Management

Labor-Management

Landlord/Tenant

Wage and Hour

Biography

Admitted to Practice

  • Arkansas, 2011
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Experience

Greg’s experience includes practicing before federal and state courts in Arkansas, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and various federal and state agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Labor Relations Board, Department of Labor’s Wage & Hour Division, and Arkansas Department of Workforce Services. Greg also assists clients with drafting and implementing up-to-date forms, policies, procedures, and training for various labor and employment issues.

Professional Activities

  • Arkansas Bar Association (Member, Personnel Committee, 2014-2017; Member, Governance Committee, 2016-2017; Chair, Young Lawyers Section, 2016-2017)
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division (District Representative, 2017-2019; Vice-Chair, Section of Employment Law, 2017-2018)
  • Associated Builders and Contractors of Arkansas (Chair, Central Council, 2017)

Community Involvement

  • Maumelle Chamber of Commerce (Board of Directors, 2014-2017; President-Elect, 2016-2017)
  • Arkansas Children’s Hospital Committee for the Future, Member

Publications

  • “Unintended Consequences: How Your Bonus Plan May Create Overtime Pay Liability,” HR Professionals Magazine, (April 2015)
  • “Regional Update: How Two Recent Court of Appeals Decisions May Impact Your Analysis of the FLSA,” The Transportation Lawyer, (September 2014)
  • “Greenwashing the Organic Label: Abusive Green Marketing in an Increasingly Eco-friendly Marketplace,” 7 Food Law & Pol. 101 (2011

Education

  • University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D., with honors (2011)
    • Journal of Food Law and Policy, Note & Comment Editor
  • Harding University, B.S. Public Administration, magna cum laude (2007)

Noteworthy

  • Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Stars,” 2014-2017
  • Arkansas Life Magazine: 2015 Top Lawyer