Employment Law & Gender Equality
Amber Wilson Bagley - Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, PC
Amber Wilson Bagley is a director in the firm of Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C., practices in the areas of Employment Law, Commercial/Corporate Law, Health Care Law, and Municipal Law. In her legal career, Amber has served as a Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Annabelle Clinton Imber and the Honorable Tom Glaze, both of the Arkansas Supreme Court. She is a member of the American Bar Association; American Health Lawyers Association; and the Arkansas Bar Association where she has served as chair of the Health Law Section, in the Arkansas Bar Association Leadership Academy and is tenured member of the Arkansas Bar Association House of Delegates for Pulaski County.
Amber serves as a member of the Rotary Club of Little Rock (Club 99) and Sustainer member of the Junior League of Little Rock. She served on the Youth Home Board of Directors (2008-2016), including the Executive Committee and President from 2014-2015. During that time, she was the Chair of Youth Home’s “Eggshibition” in 2014. Amber is also a graduate of Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXVIII. She has been named to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list of "Rising Stars" from 2009-2015, Best Lawyers in America from 2015-2018, Arkansas Business 40 Under 40 in 2013, and Soirée Magazine’s readers selected Amber as one of the “Best Lawyers in Little Rock” from 2013-2018.
Lori L. Burrows, Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation & Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc.
Lori L. Burrows is vice president and general counsel for Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. and has more than 15 years’ public utility experience. Lori is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program (AMP193) and holds a Juris Doctor, with honors, from the UA Little Rock Bowen School of Law. She also has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Arkansas. Lori served as a United States Peace Corps volunteer in the Pacific island country of the Federated States of Micronesia as well.
Lori is a Founder as well as the Inaugural and current President of Arkansas Women in Power; Lori is President of the Historic Arkansas Museum’s Foundation Board, Board Secretary for Tree Streets and on the Friends of KLRE/KUAR board. Lori is currently in LeadAR (Class 18), a graduate of Leadership Greater Little Rock (Class XXX), was an honoree in Arkansas Business’ 40 under 40 and featured by AY Magazine as the 2016 Power Woman in Law. Recently, Lori’s public service work was featured in Vanguard Law Magazine and she was named to the Arkansas Business’ Arkansas 250 list. Immediately before joining AECC, Lori served as a legal advisor to the Arkansas Public Service Commissioners and was an assistant attorney general in the consumer division of the Arkansas Attorney General’s office. Lori is a corporate governance and complex business transaction expert who is recognized as a strong public advocate for the rural cooperative story and the non-profit public utility business model.
Jane A. Kim, Wright Lindsey Jennings
Jane A. Kim is a partner on the Labor & Employment team at Wright Lindsey Jennings in Little Rock. Jane’s practice centers on defending employers in federal and state court litigation involving claims under the civil rights laws and in class and collective actions. She also regularly provides advice and training on employment law compliance. Jane chairs Wright Lindsey Jennings’ Committee on Associates and is fluent in Korean. She is recognized by Chambers USA as a "Leader in Their Field" and is also included in The Best Lawyers in America and Mid-South Super Lawyers. In 2018, Arkansas Business named Jane to its “40 Under 40” list of business and political leaders. Additionally, she was named to the inaugural Little Rock Soiree list of “Women to Watch” in Central Arkansas and is a graduate of the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce Leadership Greater Little Rock program, Class XXVI.