Thames, Richard R.
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Richard R. Thames

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Education

  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
    • Juris Doctorate - 1987
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: With Honors
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - 1984
    • Major: Finance

Representative Clients

  • Browning-Ferris Industries, Inc.
  • Gate Petroleum Company
  • Peat Marwick Main & Company
  • The Charter Company

Past Positions

  • Honorable George L. Proctor, United States Bankruptcy Judge, Middle District of Florida, Law Clerk, 1987 to 1989
  • Smith Hulsey & Busey, Litigation Associate, 1989 to 1994

Published Works

  • Understanding Florida's Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act, Nova Law Review, 1987

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Sigma Chi

Professional Associations

  • Florida Bar, Business Law Section, 1987 to 1987
  • Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association, President, 1997 to 1997
  • Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association, Vice-President, 1996 to 1996
  • Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association, Secretary, 1995 to 1995
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified Business Bankruptcy Specialist, American Board of Certification

Current Employment Position

  • Managing Partner
  • Shareholder

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1988
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1988
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1990

Honors

  • Florida Trend, Legal Elite, 2010
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • AV Peer Rated, Martindale Hubbell