Clark Partington Ranked Among ‘Best Law Firms’ in the United States by US News – Best Lawyers

Clark Partington Ranked Among ‘Best Law Firms’ in the United States by US News – Best Lawyers


November 7, 2019 – Clark Partington, the largest business law firm in the Florida panhandle, is pleased to announce that it was awarded three regional rankings by U.S. News – Best Lawyers© “Best Law Firms”.  This 10th annual list recognizes “professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers”.

Clark Partington is ranked as a regional Tier 1 law firm in Real Estate Law, a Tier 2 law firm in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and as a Tier 2 law firm in Litigation – Bankruptcy.

Best Lawyers annually highlights North America’s top legal talent.  Recognition is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer or law firm by peers and clients.  “We are fortunate to have a number of accomplished attorneys on our team,” notes Clark Partington President, Scott Remington. “Clark Partington’s recognition by Best Lawyers is the result of an entire team’s persistent efforts to provide our clients with excellent legal counsel.”

In addition to its outstanding regional rankings issued to the firm, Clark Partington Commercial Litigator, Douglas A. Bates, is recognized individually in U.S. News’ “Best Lawyers in America”© in the August 2019 publication, marking the third consecutive year that Doug was recognized.  “Our team of exceptional professionals continues to drive us forward as a preeminent Gulf Coast regional law firm,” says Bates, “it is an honor to serve clients as a member of the Clark Partington team.”

Doug’s practice is focused on commercial and real estate litigation, with a large focus on bankruptcy and creditors’ rights cases.  He has handled insolvency matters, distressed business situations and special asset cases across the state of Florida and the United States.

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About Clark Partington:

Clark Partington is the largest business focused firm in the Florida panhandle with offices in Pensacola, Destin, Grayton Beach & Tallahassee.  The firm also maintains a presence in South Alabama with an Orange Beach office.  Since 1976 Clark Partington has grown to over forty lawyers serving the people and businesses of Florida through an innovative and collaborative approach to practicing law.  Our lawyers are consistently recognized for their service to the profession and excellence in the courtroom.  More information about the firm’s practice, its attorneys, and recognitions may be found at