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Kynda Almefty


1401 W. Capitol Avenue, Suite 190
Little Rock, AR 72201-2939
P: 501-850-0015
F: 501-372-3617

Building on her experience as an Assistant General Counsel to one of the nation’s largest Long-Term Care Companies, Ms. Almefty focuses her practice on defending health care providers and insurance companies in complex civil litigation.  Ms. Almefty also defends healthcare providers in class action lawsuits, including pre-certification and appellate issues, and has been involved in negotiating and executing class action settlements.  She is responsible for managing complex discovery, including nation-wide discovery and e-discovery, and works closely with clients, jury consultants and corporate representatives to develop defense strategies related to corporate liability and punitive damages.  Ms. Almefty uses her knowledge of the facts and legal issues to craft pre- and post-trial motions and develop appeals in state and federal courts.

Representative Experience

Served as Assistant General Counsel–Litigation to one of the nation’s largest Long-Term Care Companies;

Defense of health care providers in complex civil litigation, including class actions; and

Primary responsibility for managing nation-wide discovery and e-discovery projects for health care providers and pharmaceutical companies.


  • B.A., Columbia College, Columbia University, 1999
  • J.D., cum laude, Brooklyn Law School, 2002
  • L.LM, New York University School of Law, 2003

Admitted to Practice

  • Arkansas
  • New York


  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute