Clark’s legal practice focuses on supporting entrepreneurs, small business owners and creatives across the full spectrum of their business-related legal needs.
Clark attended undergraduate studies at Indiana University double-majoring in English and Political Science. Subsequently, Clark earned two Master’s degrees in the same fields, publishing a thesis entitled Regime Fatigue Theory: A Cognitive-Psychological Model for U.S. Senatorial and Gubernatorial Elections from 1960-2008, developing a new quantitative model for predicting results in American elections. Clark earned his Juris Doctorate (cum laude) at IU McKinney School of Law with a Graduate certificate in Intellectual Property. Clark plans to begin his Scientiae Juridicae Doctor (S.J.D.) in the emerging subject area of cryptocurrencies and pseudo-anonymous/anonymous electronic payment systems in Fall 2018.
Clark is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), an ETA Certified Payments Professional (CPP) and a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM). Clark served on the Board of Directors for the Indiana Chapter of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) from 2015-2016 and formerly served as President of the Indy Food Cooperative II, Inc. Clark is also a founding member of the DC Bar Association: a professional association of lawyers working in the field of information security, “white-hat” computer hacking and privacy rights.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Clark earned over two decades of experience administering enterprise IT systems in a PCI DSS environment and over 21 years of experience as part-owner of a professional real estate sales brokerage with three locations. Clark has served as Director for the Office of Technology Services at Indiana University and has held previous positions at NIST’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership and in various other private-sector consulting organizations. In his last role, Clark served as the Chief Compliance Officer and in-house counsel for a national organization providing electronic payment processing and PCI DSS compliance services to over 6000 accounts nationwide.