FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(Greenberg Traurig announced that shareholder William R. Clayton has been installed as President of the Fort Lauderdale Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) for 2013. Clayton was installed before a large crowd of local attorneys and members of the judiciary attending ABOTA’s annual Judges’ Night at B Ocean Hotel.)--International law firm
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A litigator based in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office since 2004, Clayton maintains a national civil trial practice having tried more than 100 cases in state and federal courts. Clayton is board certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. In both Florida and Nevada, he is Board Certified as a Civil Trial Attorney. Clayton is a fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America and a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
In 2012, Clayton was named in the Corporate Counsel edition of Super Lawyers among “Top Attorneys in Business Litigation in the U.S.,” in Florida Trend's “Legal Elite” and again among “Super Lawyers in Florida” by Super Lawyers. He is also listed in the 2012 edition of Best Lawyers in America and in the 2012 South Florida Legal Guide among "Top Lawyers." Clayton is listed as among top litigation attorneys in New York City in Avenue magazine's "Legal Elite” and among “Top Lawyers in Southern Nevada” by Desert Companion magazine. Clayton is AV® Preeminent™ Rated by the peer review rating program, Martindale-Hubbell.
Clayton concentrates his practice in the area of complex commercial litigation and is frequently retained as lead trial counsel by NYSE and NASDAQ companies. He is Co-Chair of the Real Estate Litigation Practice Group for the firm.
According to ABOTA, the American Board of Trial Advocates is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. ABOTA also promotes: professionalism, ethics and civility; and preserving the independence of the judiciary.
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