Michael Rainwater

Rainwater, Holt & Sexton, P.A.
801 Technology Drive
Little Rock, AR 72223
501-868-2500
www.rainfirm.com


Born

Little Rock, Arkansas

Education and Work History

Louisiana Tech University, B.S.B.A., 1972, Outstanding Senior in College of Business Administration

Corporate Planning Analyst, Texas Eastern Corporation, Houston, Texas, 1972-1978

South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1979, Who's Who of American Colleges, Phi Alpha Delta, Vice Justice, 1977-1978

Bar Admission

Arkansas Bar, 1979

U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, 1982

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1982

U.S. Supreme Court, 1986

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Sixth Judicial District, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 1979-1980

Private law practice since 1980.

MembeR

Pulaski County Bar Association (Board Member, 1988-1990) and Arkansas Bar Associations

Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association

The Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Fellow, Arkansas Bar Foundation.

Arkansas Supreme Court Special Justice

Farm Bureau Policy Holders and Members v. Farm Bureau Mut. Ins. Co. of Arkansas, Inc., 335 Ark. 285, 984 S.W.2d 6 (December 03, 1998)

ArkansasCounty Farm Bureau v. McKinney, 334 Ark. 582, 976 S.W.2d 945 (October 29, 1998)

ArkansasBlue Cross and Blue Shield v. Hicks, 349 Ark. 269, 78 S.W.3d 58 (June 13, 2002).

Debtor-Creditor Bar of Central Arkansas

U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, 1982

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1982

U.S. Supreme Court, 1986

Peer Reviews

AV rating by Martindale-Hubble since 1995

The Best Lawyers in America, 2006

SuperLawyers of the South, 2006

Super Lawyers 2006-present

AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell – 1995-present

Best Lawyers in America – 2006, 2011-present