Rod is a member of the Board of Governors and the Executive Committee of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and former member of the Board of Regents of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys He also has recently served as ABA representative to the Joint Editorial Board for Uniform Real Property Acts and Vice-Chair of the Real Estate Financing Group of the ABA's Section of Real Property, Trusts and Estates.
As a result of his work in real estate, Rod has been listed in Woodward/White's Best Lawyers in America in Real Estate and Land Use Regulation (15+ years) and in Chambers USA as a Leader in Mississippi. Best Lawyers named Rod Clement as "Lawyer of the Year" in Real Estate Law for 2011 and "Lawyer of the Year" in Land Use and Zoning Law for 2013 in Jackson, Mississippi. He is the only person chosen in real estate in Mississippi. Rod also is listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers as one of the top 50 lawyers in Mississippi.