SARASOTA, FL – Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Sarasota partner Tony Abate, has accepted the invitation to become a fellow in the Fellowship of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA). CLSA is an invitation-only construction honorary society with membership limited to 1,200 practicing fellows from the United States and internationally. CLSA promotes superior advocacy and ethical standards in the practice of law as well as assists in community involvement by its membership, among many others.
Tony’s practice involves commercial disputes of any nature in the form of business litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation, with an emphasis on construction, probate and trust, and eminent domain litigation. He is Board Certified in Construction Law, one of only 292 lawyers statewide to receive this distinction and is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Tony received his J.D. from Southern Illinois University and his B.S., with honors, from Northern Illinois University.
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