Nathan C. Looney

Nathan C. Looney


Nathan C. Looney joined Waddell, Cole & Jones, PLLC, in September 2013.  A Jonesboro native, he recently returned to Northeast Arkansas after being away for over eight years.


Upon graduating from Jonesboro High School, Nathan moved to Fayetteville to attend classes at the University of Arkansas, where he graduated summa cum laude with a degree in political science and a minor in economics. As an undergraduate, he served as student body secretary and president and was an active member of his fraternity on campus. 

Following graduation, he moved to Little Rock to pursue a joint-degree program at the Clinton School of Public Service and University of Arkansas at Little Rock Bowen School of Law. In 2012, Nathan returned to the University of Arkansas as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science. 


Today, Mr. Looney is active in politics and the community. He remains involved in higher education in Arkansas, teaching online courses for the University of Arkansas and was recently appointed by Governor Mike Beebe to a commission on higher education. He is also a member of First Baptist Church in Jonesboro and a coach for an area youth basketball team. 


Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Employment Law

Insurance Coverage & Defense

Medical Malpractice Defense

Bar Admissions

Arkansas, 2013


University of Arkansas at Little Rock,
Bowen School of Law

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
B.A., Political Science
Honors: summa cum laude

Prior Experience

Visiting Professor,
Political Science Department
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Community Involvement

Arkansas Commission
on Higher Education,
Appointed by Gov. Mike Beebe

Youth Basketball Coach

Online Instructor,
University of Arkansas