Coker, Schickel, Sorenson, Posgay & Iracki, P.A. has added C. Rufus Pennington, III, to our team of civil trial attorneys. He will be Of Counsel and will continue to focus his practice on civil jury trials and appeals.
Pennington, a board-certified civil trial attorney, has served as trial counsel in litigation throughout the country in both state and federal courts for more than 30 years, where he has represented clients in a wide variety of cases. He specializes in all areas of civil litigation, including pharmaceutical products liability, commercial disputes, intellectual property and trade secrets, environmental litigation, insurance disputes, personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice. He graduated from Duke University and University of Florida Levin College of Law before beginning his practice in Jacksonville.
“Mr. Pennington is an incredibly accomplished attorney who works tirelessly for his clients,” said Howard Coker. “We are honored to add him to our team and look forward to continuing to work for justice for our clients,” he said.
Pennington holds an “AV” rating according to the Martindale-Hubbell legal rating service, is a member of elite, invitation-only American Board of Trial Advocates and has been recognized by a number of organizations for his excellence as a trial lawyer, including the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the International Society of Barristers.
Pennington shares the same philosophy our firm is founded upon, “The law is not just a business – it is a profession; and that our calling as lawyers is ultimately to public service,” said Pennington. “I have respected Howard [Coker], Jake [Schickel], Charles [Sorenson] and the work they’ve been doing for years and I’m proud to join their ranks.”
Please join us as we warmly welcome Rufus to our team.