Professional Experience

Craig has spent his entire career at Clarke Silverglate, since 2003 when he earned his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School. Craig was named a Partner at Clarke Silverglate in 2011. He has a wealth of experience litigating commercial and employment matters, as well as a wide range of other fields in civil litigation, including toxic torts, intellectual property, catastrophic personal injury, and insurance defense. He has three times been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers and in 2017 was honored as a Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer in South Florida by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. He is the Marketing Director for the Defense Research Institute’s Employment and Labor Law Committee and is on the Board of Directors of the Hearing and Speech Center of Florida.



  • J.D., Vanderbilt University of Law School, 2003
  • B.S.B.A., University of Florida, with honors, 2000
Bar Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar, 2003
Court Admissions

Court Admissions

  • United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Northern
  • District of Florida
  • Florida Supreme Court


  • DRI Labor and Employment Division Fair Labor Standards Act Subcommittee Chair (2015)
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Chairman of the Commercial Law Committee (2006)
  • Dade County Defense Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute, Employment Law Committee, FLSA Subcommittee


  • Vanderbilt University Law School Moot Court Board
  • Vanderbilt University Law School Dean’s Scholarship
  • University of Florida Dean’s List
  • National Merit Scholar

It is not enough that we do our best; sometimes we must do what is required.

Winston S. Churchill

Get to Know
Craig Salner

Craig was born in Queens, New York, and grew up in Plantation, Florida.  He is a “Clarke Silverglate Lifer,” having spent his entire career with the Firm.  He has relished the transition from being protégé to the Firm’s leaders of now and the past, to now being a mentor to the next generation of Firm leaders. 

A few things he likes





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