June 28, 2019

Douglas A. Bates Recognized by The Florida Bar


June 28, 2019 –  Clark Partington is pleased to announce that Douglas A. Bates has been recognized by The Florida Bar’s Business Law Section for his service as the Executive Council’s Legislation Committee Chair.  Doug was also awarded the Section’s Outstanding Member of the Year for exceptional service and leadership.  The Business Law Section of The Florida Bar is Florida’s primary resource for promoting business-friendly legislation.  In addition to Doug’s service as chair of the Business Law Section’s Legislative Committee, Doug serves on numerous committees within the Business Law Section, is a member of the Section’s Business Courts Task Force, and is the immediate past chair of The Florida Bar’s Standing Committee on Student Education and Bar Admissions.

Clark Partington President and Managing Shareholder, Scott Remington, notes, “We are exceedingly proud of Doug’s leadership at Clark Partington as well as his leadership with the Florida Bar.  Doug’s tireless efforts are well known among the firm and his clients. His technical ability, professional conduct, vision, and diligence are characteristics that reflect the Clark Partington pillars of success.  We could not be more proud to have Doug as part of our team.”

Doug is consistently recognized in peer reviewed industry rankings, including Florida Super Lawyers (2014-present), Florida Super Lawyer Rising Star (2009-2013), Best Lawyers in America (2016-present), Florida Trend Legal Elite (2014-present), Florida Trend “Up and Comer” (2007-2013), Martindale-Hubbell AV rated, and Chambers & Partners USA (2011-present).

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 and has served 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 www.clarkpartington.com.