July 3, 2019

Florida Governor Appoints Daniel Harrell to Judicial Nominating Commission

July 3, 2019 –  On July 2, 2019, Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed Clark Partington shareholder, Daniel Harrell, to the Judicial Nominating Commission for the First Judicial Circuit of Florida.  The Judicial Nominating Commission is a non-partisan nine-member commission of lawyers and non-lawyers who locate, recruit, investigate and evaluate applicants for judicial office and then submit candidates to the Governor for final selection. Daniel will serve on the First Circuit JNC until July of 2022.

Daniel practices general litigation with a focus on labor and employment law.  His experience includes: Title VII actions involving race, gender and national origin discrimination, as well as sexual harassment, hostile work environment, constructive discharge and retaliation claims; claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act; Fair Labor Standards Act single-plaintiff and collective actions; ERISA actions alleging breaches of fiduciary duties; and union negotiations, disputes and arbitrations. Daniel regularly provides day-to-day advice and counseling to clients regarding compliance with various state and federal employment laws.  Daniel frequently litigates the enforcement of non-compete agreements and other similar restrictive covenants.  In addition, Daniel has significant general civil litigation experience that includes: insurance coverage dispute litigation; commercial fraud litigation; FINRA and AAA arbitrations; and appellate matters.

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.