Edward T. Oglesby: Lawyer with Kutak Rock LLP

Edward T. Oglesby

Little Rock,  AR  U.S.A.
Phone(501) 975-3127

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Health Care Litigation
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Business and Class Action Litigation
  • Telecommunications Litigation
  • Government Disputes
  • Internal Investigations
  • Product Liability, Mass Torts and Personal Injury
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Insurance Litigation, Management and Supervision
  • Insurance and Indemnity
University University of Arkansas at Little Rock, B.A., 1986
Law SchoolUniversity of Arkansas School of Law, J.D., with Honors, 1989 Assistant Editor, Law Review
Admitted1989, Arkansas; 1992, Louisiana; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Memberships and Affiliations

Arkansas and Louisiana Bar Associations; Arkansas Trial Lawyer Association; Member, American Board of Trial Advocates, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association; Judge Henry Woods Inn of Court; Sustaining Member, Arkansas Bar Association; Sustaining fellow, Arkansas Bar Foundation

Government Service

Past Extern, Sen. Dale Bumpers (AR)

Community Involvement

President, Mt. St. Mary's Academy Dads' Club


Mr. Oglesby is a partner in Kutak Rock's Little Rock office. He has extensive litigation experience as both a plaintiff and defense counsel in the areas of product liability, insurance coverage disputes, construction, contract and general litigation matters. He is a member of the Litigation Section and practices primarily in the commercial litigation field.

Mr. Oglesby's past experience includes over 150 jury trials and varies widely from representing individuals in all manner of civil and criminal matters to representing both small and large companies in contractual and tort litigation involving products liability, contractual claims, tort claims, unfair trade practices, unfair claim practices, and bad-faith and insurance disputes. Mr. Oglesby has regulatory experience with the Arkansas State Insurance Commissioner concerning unfair claims practices, agent licensing and regulatory approval of transactions. He also represents various construction contractors in all areas of their business including human resources, bidding, subcontract letting, performance issues, bond claims, insurance coverage, lien claims and all other disputes arising in construction matters. He also represents a multistate proprietary trade school in regard to its insurance coverage, tort and contract claims and student training agreements.

• Trial counsel in over 150 jury trials.
• Frequent lecturer for continuing legal education (CLE) classes and a former instructor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Political Science.


August 18, 2014 2015 Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 56 Kutak Rock Attorneys
Kutak Rock is pleased to announce that 56 of its attorneys are included in the 21st edition of The Best Lawyers in America publication.

January 1, 2012 Firm Elects 24 To Join Partnership In 2012
Kutak Rock LLP, a national provider of legal services for corporate matters, securities, real estate, tax, public finance and litigation, has elevated 24 attorneys from its various offices across the nation to the firm partnership. The promotions are effective January 1, 2012.


June 11, 2012 Disruption of Patient-Physician Relationship does not Always Constitute Irreparable Harm A recent Eighth Circuit opinion illustrates the high standard that parties-even a physician seeking access to his patients after losing privileges-must meet to establish entitlement to injunctive relief.

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Edward T. Oglesby

124 West Capitol Avenue
Little RockAR 72201-3706


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