Joseph W. Clark

Joe Clark defends clients in white-collar criminal matters, complex business litigations, and regulatory and enforcement proceedings. Joe has handled substantial litigation matters involving securities fraud, health care fraud, antitrust, contract disputes, construction litigation, and consumer credit. In addition, Joe has significant experience in alleged violations of international trafficking in arms regulations, the Arms Export Control Act, export administration regulations, and transportation security regulations. Joe has defended clients against allegations of bribery, providing an illegal gratuity, insider trading, and illegal kickbacks. Further, Joe has conducted internal investigations and has advised clients on issues of corporate governance and compliance.

Currently, Joe is defending National City Bank, now owned by PNC, in a putative class action alleging conspiracy to fix interchange fees. Joe is also defending Experian Information Solutions in both individual cases and class actions alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Recently, Joe began representing a major airline in its ongoing negotiations with the Federal Aviation Administration. As a former assistant United States attorney for the District of Columbia, Joe is an accomplished trial attorney.

Joe plays an active role in the Firm's pro bono program and recently traveled to Nairobi, Kenya to teach trial advocacy to Kenyan attorneys. He represents indigent defendants in Montgomery County, Maryland Circuit Court and is currently suing the Baltimore City Police Department in a section 1983 action. Joe regularly recruits law students and lateral attorneys and served as chair of the Summer Associates Committee for the Washington Office in 2007.

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Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) Business and Tort Litigation (USA) and 3) Corporate Criminal Investigations
Law School Harvard Law School
Education Morehouse College (B.A., 1994)
Bar Member / Association Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth and D.C. Circuits, and U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Virginia, District of Columbia, and Maryland
Most recent firm Jones Day
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