Khayyam M. Eddings

Firm: Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP.
Location: Little Rock - AR

  • 400 West Capitol Avenue Suite 2000
    Little Rock, Arkansas 72201-3493
  • Tel : 501-370-1417
  • Fax : 501-537-2903

Khayyam M. Eddings is a partner in the Labor and Employment Litigation Practice Group where he counsels employers in all aspects of the labor and employment laws including compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Family Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, National Labor Relations Act and the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

Khay also represents school districts throughout the state of Arkansas with respect to constitutional law matters, claims under the Arkansas Teacher Fair Dismissal Act, the Arkansas Public School Fair Hearing Act, issues involving Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

His practice includes the representation of clients in state and federal courts, before administrative bodies such as the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and before arbitrators.


  • Lawyers Of Color’s 2014 Hot List
  • Class XXIV, Little Rock Chamber of Commerce Leadership Greater Little Rock
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law – Individuals, Employment Law – Management and Education Law
  • Named by The Best Lawyers in America as “Lawyer of the Year,” Education Law and Employment Law – Individuals, Little Rock, 2017
  • Published “EEOC and Recent Case Update: Protecting Your Organization from the Continuing Flood of Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Claims,” Council on Education Management
  • Published “Preventing Tomorrow’s Lawsuit Today,” Central Arkansas Human Resources Association
  • Voted by the readers of AY Magazine for inclusion in the “Best Lawyers in Arkansas,” Education Law, Employment Law, 2018

Associations & Memberships

  • Member of American, National, Arkansas and Pulaski County Bar Associations
  • W. Harold Flowers Law Society
  • Member of National Employment Law Counsel
  • William R. Overton American Inn of Court
  • International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy
  • Arkansas Bar Association House of Delegates
  • Arkansas Schools for the Deaf and Blind Board of Trustees
  • Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families Board of Directors
  • St. Vincent’s Foundation Board of Directors
  • Outward Bound Little Rock Advisory Board
  • Class XXIV, Little Rock Chamber of Commerce Leadership Greater Little Rock
  • Little Rock School District Volunteers in Public Schools (VIPS)

Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP.

Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP serves business, non-profit, governmental and individual clients in Arkansas and across the United States. We continuously strive for excellence in our professional performance and are committed to the highest ethical principles. We actively participate in professional, civic and charitable organizations to be effective contributors to our communities.

The firm is one of the oldest law firms in the state and has been the largest Arkansas-based law firm for more than 50 years. With a dedicated staff of more than 85 attorneys and 85 staff members, clients have a focused team of experienced professionals on their side.

Since 1871, we have cherished the practice of law and know our purpose is to serve our clients. We have built the firm on a few timeless principles that remain our foundation:

Clients first. We focus on learning all we can about our clients, their industries, their people and their concerns.

Excellence. Our lawyers are consistently recognized among the most well-trained, capable legal professionals in their respective areas of law.

Service. We know our purpose is to serve. We work to be leaders in our profession and active contributors to our communities.

Friday, Eldredge & Clark proudly serves a diverse group of industries, and the list is growing as a result of our ongoing dedication to meet the needs of our clients.

Our firm serves Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurs, non-profits, governmental entities and private individuals in Arkansas and throughout the United States.

Our main office is in Little Rock, the center of government and finance in Arkansas. Our Rogers and Fayetteville offices serve the rapidly growing economy in Northwest Arkansas.

We work closely, whether as local or regional counsel, with some of the finest firms in America. We are proud to be members of the Southern Law Network, comprising many of the leading law firms with offices in Alabama, Arkansas, Washington D.C., Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.