Clarence Webster represents and advises a broad range of clients in a variety of litigation matters, including complex commercial litigation, labor and employment, product liability and mass tort litigation, and appellate litigation. Clarence has also advised healthcare and business clients on federal and state labor laws, board governance, healthcare regulations, business formation, and contract drafting and negotiations. He has participated in cases venued in federal and state trial and appellate courts in Mississippi, Tennessee, Florida, Louisiana, Arkansas, Illinois, California, Wisconsin, Delaware, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Alabama, and has successfully handled appeals in Mississippi and Wisconsin. Clarence also has experience litigating real estate matters and served as a member of the national coordinating counsel team for a large equipment manufacturer at a previous firm.
Clarence has been recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers in the area of Class Action/Mass Torts since 2013. He is A/V Preeminent Rated by the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings System. He was also listed in Portico Jackson magazine’s Portico 10 for 2016. Clarence is a Fellow of the American Bar Association, and a member of the invite-only International Association of Defense Counsel.
Clarence currently serves as chair of the Mississippi Bar’s Litigation Section’s Executive Committee, editor of the Mississippi Lawyer, and as a member of the Ethics Committee. He previously served as a member of the Mississippi Bar’s Strategic Planning Committee. Clarence is also a director for the Capital Area Bar Association and is a member of the Magnolia Bar, for which he has served as membership chair.
Clarence is actively involved in the Jackson community, having served as chair of the I.S. Sanders YMCA Board and as a member of the Central Mississippi Ole Miss Alumni Association Executive Board, Phoenix Club of Jackson, and the Century Club Charities. He is currently a member of The 100 Black Men of Jackson, the Central Mississippi Down Syndrome Society Board, and the Rotary Club of Jackson.