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Anthony R. McClure

Naples
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  • 9132 Strada Place
    Third Floor
    Naples, FL 34108

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Tony is a partner in Porter Wright’s Litigation Department, where he represents clients in a variety of disputes in both state and federal courts and is a member of the firm’s Business Competition, Products Liability and Appellate Practice Groups.

He has experience in matters including complex commercial litigation, product liability, contractual and mortgage disputes, administrative appeals, legal malpractice insurance defense matters and environmental litigation.

Tony has successfully tried cases and assisted in trials and hearings in multiple courts in Florida and Ohio. He has argued before several Ohio courts of appeal, the Ohio Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Before joining Porter Wright, Mr. McClure served a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Joan B. Gottschall, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2001-2002.

Representative Matters

Business Litigation

  • Obtained summary judgment and a favorable settlement on behalf of an Ohio restaurant company in a contract dispute
  • Obtained dismissal on behalf of an Ohio siding manufacturer in a contract dispute

Real Estate / Zoning

  • Achieved reversal of two trial court decisions on behalf of a homeowner relating to an easement dispute before the Florida Second District Court of Appeals
  • Successfully argued before an Ohio Court of Appeals in defense of summary judgment obtained on behalf of a utility company in a dispute involving the location of power lines near private property
  • Successfully defended the dismissal of an administrative appeal before an Ohio County Court of Appeals on behalf of a not-for-profit organization in a dispute relating to the construction of low-income retirement housing
  • Obtained dismissal of an administrative appeal on behalf of a large retailer, and successfully defended the ruling before an Ohio Court of Appeals
  • On behalf of a local home builder, successfully defended the dismissal of a mandamus action brought by an Ohio township relating to annexation proceedings before an Ohio Court of Appeals

Product Liability

  • Assisted in obtaining summary judgment in favor of a national chain of automobile repair centers
  • Assisted in obtaining a defense verdict in favor of a national manufacturer of off-road vehicles after a three-week jury trial

Environmental

  • Obtained defense verdict on behalf of a wastewater treatment plant operator following a six-day bench trial in a case involving civil enforcement claims by the Ohio EPA

Professional Liability

  • Successfully argued before the Ohio Supreme Court in a case involving standing of third parties to sue for legal malpractice
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of a law firm in a legal malpractice case involving the firm’s representation of a client in a slip-and-fall case

Product Liability

  • Assisted in obtaining summary judgment in favor of a national chain of automobile repair centers
  • Assisted in obtaining a defense verdict in favor of a national manufacturer of off-road vehicles after a three-week jury trial
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