Clarke Silverglate, P.A. Selects Next Generation of Leadership

May 21, 2018 | by on Press Release

Miami, Florida – The South Florida commercial litigation law firm Clarke Silverglate, P.A. has named Co-Founder Spencer H. Silverglate as President of the firm, Frank Ramos as Managing Partner, and Craig Salner as Administrative Partner. Co-Founder and former President Mercer K. (“Bud”) Clarke remains actively engaged with the firm.

Spencer H. Silverglate has a national reputation as a trial lawyer handling complex business, insurance, and employment disputes and class actions and high stakes personal injury and product liability claims.  He is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is consistently selected by a variety of publications as one of the top attorneys in South Florida and the United States.  Spencer is a Past President of the Florida Defense Lawyers Association and Florida Association of Managing Partners and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC).  In 2015 he led the IADC’s prestigious Trial Academy at Stanford University School of Law.  Spencer is a Past Chair of the Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) Employment and Labor Law Committee and is named by Best Lawyers in America as the 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” in Miami for management-side employment law. 

Frank Ramos practices in the areas of commercial litigation, drug & medical device, product liability, inverse condemnation, and personal injury defense, and has tried numerous cases to verdict in these areas. Frank is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in Best Lawyers in America for his defense work in product liability matters.  He has spoken and written extensively on trial skills and serves as a mentor to countless young lawyers and law students through his publications, social media posts, presentations, webinars, and “coffee chats.” He has written seven books for lawyers and has edited four books for defense trial lawyers. Frank served on the Board of Directors of the DRI and is a Past President of the Florida Defense Lawyers Association and of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Historical Society. 

Craig Salner was named a partner with Clarke Silverglate in 2011.  He has a wealth of experience litigating commercial disputes and catastrophic personal injury matters.  Mr. Salner three times has been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, and in 2017, is a frequent speaker on labor and employment topics, and was honored as a “Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer” in South Florida by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. iami, Florida – May 2018 –The South Florida litigation law firm Clarke Silverglate, P.A. has announced new roles for three of the firm’s principal partners. Spencer H. Silverglate, co-founder and principal shareholder of the firm, has assumed the position of President.  Francisco Ramos Jr., former Administrative Partner, has been named the firm’s Managing Partner. Partner Craig Salner has been named Administrative Partner of the firm.

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