Firm welcomes new HR Director Kelly Newberg

April 23-29, 2018

Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is pleased to announce the recent hire of Kelly Newberg, PHR, SHRM-SCP, who joins the firm as the Director of Human Resources. Her primary responsibility will be focused on recruiting top talent to the firm, which employs more than 170 attorneys and support staff. She will be hands-on in organizational and staff development, policy direction, recruiting and onboarding.


Kelly joins the firm after serving 16 years as the Human Resources Director of Arkansas Specialty Orthopaedics where she managed all facets related to human resources including policies, programs, employment, employee relations, organization planning and forecasting.


Kelly is a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SHRM-SCP) and a Professional in Human Resources (PHR). She is also a member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).


She is an active member of her community and serves on the Hillcrest Farmers Market Manager Team and as a board member of the Midtown Redevelopment Advisory. She is also a 2012 graduate of the Leadership Greater Little Rock program.


A native of southwest Arkansas, Kelly earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Arkansas and her master’s degree in Human Resource Development from Colorado State University.


About Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP


Friday, Eldredge & Clark serves business, non-profit, governmental and individual clients in Arkansas and across the United States. It is one of the oldest law firms in the state and has been the largest Arkansas-based law firm for nearly 50 years. Friday, Eldredge & Clark is led by managing partner, J. Shepherd Russell III, who is also head of the Public Finance Practice Group. The firm has additional practice groups focusing on General Litigation, Class Action & Business Litigation, Railroad, Labor and Employment, Medical Malpractice, Healthcare, Estate Planning & Probate, Employee Benefits, Real Estate/Commercial Transactions and Merger & Acquisitions. Friday, Eldredge & Clark has offices in Little Rock, Fayetteville and Rogers, Arkansas. For more information, visit


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