Antwan Phillips

Position 9 At-Large

Director Antwan Phillips

Antwan Phillips serves as the Position 9 At-Large City Director. Phillips was elected to his first term in November 2020. Phillips was born and built in Little Rock. He is a graduate of John L. McClellan High School.  After earning a degree in American Politics from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, he came back to Little Rock and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law. Director Phillips has practiced law for over a decade with Wright, Lindsey & Jennings law firm, where he is a partner.  At Wright, Lindsey and Jennings, Phillips specializes in trucking litigation, dental malpractice, municipal governmental relations, and sports law (including NIL representation). 

Director Phillips was recognized by Arkansas Business in 2013 as one of their “20 in their 20s” and in 2020 as one of their “40 under 40.” Additionally, Arkansas Business has named Phillips as one of the 200 most influential Arkansans. Phillips has also served on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas, Little Rock Public Education Foundation, Little Rock Area Public Education Stakeholder Group, and the Pulaski County Imagination Library. He served as co-chair for the Think Big Little Rock strategic planning initiative, which was charged with strategizing ways to enhance life in Little Rock and the surrounding communities.  In 2017, Phillips, along with other alums of McClellan, founded the Friends and Alumni of McClellan Foundation to provide scholarships for McClellan’s graduating seniors. In 2018, Phillips launched the “Rock the Culture” podcast to discuss and provide perspective and conversation on all things Central Arkansas, all things Little Rock, all things the Culture.

In addition to his duties as a City Director, Phillips also serves a commissioner on Little Rock’s Advertising and Promotion Commission and as chair of Little Rock’s Downtown Density Committee. 

Antwan and his wife Taneesha have been married for over 10 years and are members at New Creation Bible Church.


Current Term: January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2024
Current City Appointments:
  • Member of the Advertising and Promotion Commission

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