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Adams and Reese is pleased to announce W. David Toney, a Partner in the firm’s Houston office, and Clarence A. Wilbon, a Partner in the firm’s Memphis, Tenn. office, have been named to the firm’s Executive Committee.

The firm’s Executive Committee is the management body of the firm that oversees the strategic operations of the firm as well as its attorneys, advisors and professional staff, and consists of six Partners, each elected by their fellow Partners to serve a three-year term. Members of the firm’s Executive Committee and management are located throughout Adams and Reese’s regional footprint.

In addition to being a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, Toney chairs its Construction Team. Toney advises clients in the areas of construction disputes, commercial litigation, products liability, and personal injury defense. His broad experience in business and commercial litigation, as well as construction and real estate litigation, includes complex, multiparty commercial and residential construction disputes concerning construction and design defects, product failure, warranty claims and allegations of fraud. He represents manufacturers of building products, petrochemicals, and other industrial products. He has served as national counsel and regional counsel for several manufacturers, managing lawyers and cases throughout the United States, and he has handled cases alleging damages in excess of $1 billion.

Wilbon chairs the firm’s Diversity Committee in addition to his role on the Executive Committee. His practice involves advising financial services clients in the Southeast in commercial litigation matters, loan workouts, and restructurings, as well as disputes involving lender liability, loan practices, fraudulent transfers, breach of contract and fiduciary duty, fraud and misrepresentation, and more. He also represents health care and life sciences companies concerning risk management, products liability, contract disputes, employment, restrictive covenants, and a full range of business disputes. Wilbon also represents clients in litigation regarding credit collection practices, including alleged violations of the TCPA, and advises employers in multiple industries on employment issues and litigation.