Little Rock (501) 374-0200
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Attorneys

Abbie Decker Rucker
Partner

Phone:
Email: adecker@fc-lawyers.com

Abbie Decker Rucker is from Mountain View, Arkansas. She attended the University of Arkansas for her undergraduate and legal education. She served as an intern clerk for the Honorable Robert T. Dawson, U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas. Abbie has practiced law in Little Rock since 2002 and her primary areas of practice are employment law, business law, product liability and commercial litigation. She has a passion for helping clients understand and navigate employment laws and regulations so that they can focus on operating their businesses. Abbie works closely with owners and management teams on a wide variety of issues, including employee hiring, discipline, terminations, handbooks, benefits, non-competition covenants, contracts, policies, and EEOC charges and compliance with state and federal laws, including FLSA, FMLA, Title VII, ADA, FCRA, Form I-9 requirements, etc. She conducts supervisor and human resources training and internal compliance audits. In addition to her employment law practice, Abbie serves her clients in a general counsel capacity and is involved in such matters as drafting contracts, general operations, and debt collection. She has successfully defended clients in both the state and federal courts of Arkansas as well as government enforcement proceedings. Super Lawyers named Abbie a “Rising Star” in 2013. Little Rock Soirée Magazine recognized Abbie as one of Little Rock’s Top 100 Lawyers.

Education:

• J.D., cum laude, University of Arkansas School of Law School, Fayetteville, 2002; Phi Delta Phi legal honors fraternity; Board of Advocates; Student Bar Association; President of the Environmental Law Society; and William B. Putman Inn of Court
• B.A., summa cum laude, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1999; Phi Beta Kappa; Vice President of Kappa Delta Sorority; Committee Member for the Northwest Arkansas Arthritis Foundation; Golden Key; Mortarboard; and Order of Omega

Admitted to Practice:

Arkansas and Federal District Courts of Arkansas

Memberships & Activities:

American Bar Association; Arkansas Bar Association; Pulaski County Bar Association; Henry Woods Inn of Court; American Inns of Court; Defense Research Institute; Society for Human Resource Management; Junior League of Little Rock; Fellowship Bible Church’ Arkansas Children’s Hospital Committee for the Future; and City Connections Board Member