Arkansas House Speaker Matthew Shepherd, R-El Dorado, has appointed Little Rock attorney Scott Irby to serve on the Arkansas Ethics Commission.
Irby is a native Arkansan and graduate of the University of Arkansas School of Law. For the last 20 years, he has been practicing law in Little Rock and is now a partner with Wright, Lindsey, and Jennings LLP.
“Mr. Irby has not only earned recognition for being an outstanding attorney, he is known for being an individual of integrity,” said Shepherd. “This appointment is an important one in ensuring our elected officials are held to the highest standard of conduct. I’m confident Mr. Irby will serve Arkansas well and I thank him for his willingness to serve.”
The Arkansas Ethics Commission serves as the compliance and enforcement agency under Arkansas’ standards of conduct and disclosure laws concerning candidates for public office, state and local public officials, lobbyists and committees, and individuals involved with initiatives, referenda and other matters referred to the voters.
Irby’s term will expire December 31, 2024.