William H. "Buddy" Sutton, long-time partner in the Little Rock-based law firm Friday, Eldredge & Clark, and a well-known figure in Arkansas’ legal, business and civic communities for decades, died Thursday morning. He was 84 years old.
Since his retirement as managing partner of the firm in 2005, Sutton had been serving in an of counsel role at the Friday firm, which also has offices in Rogers and Fayetteville.
“The Friday, Eldredge & Clark family is deeply saddened by the passing of Buddy Sutton and our prayers and deepest sympathies go out to his wonderful family,” J. Shepard Russell, III, managing partner of Friday, Eldredge & Clark, said in a news release. “The impact he made not only on our firm but on countless lives through his service to... [ MORE ]