Bio

Melissa Clark

Partner

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Phone: 212-946-9344

Education:
B.S., Florida State University, 2004
J.D., Tulane University School of Law, 2007

Bar Admissions:
New York, 2008
Melissa R. Clark has spent more than a decade litigating complex and class action financial, privacy, and consumer cases. Prior to joining Milberg, Ms. Clark was an associate at a boutique firm in New York, where she was part of a securities litigation team that recovered several multimillion-dollar settlements on behalf of investors.

Her legal work experience also includes judicial externships with the Honorable Jerry Brown, Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Louisiana and the Honorable Jay C. Zainey of the United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana. In addition, Ms. Clark clerked for the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.

Ms. Clark received her B.S. degree from Florida State University in 2004 and her J.D. degree from Tulane University in 2007. While at Tulane Law, Ms. Clark was a Senior Justice and Chairperson for the Moot Court Board and a Legal Research & Writing Senior Fellow. She also studied for a semester at UC Berkeley - Boalt Hall, where she received high honors in Securities & Class Action Litigation and was a visiting member of the California Law Review.

Ms. Clark is an active member of the New York State Bar Association, where she serves on the Law, Youth & Citizenship Committee and Mock Trial subcommittee, and the American Bar Association, where she serves on the Professional Liability Committee as co-editor of the newsletter.

Ms. Clark is admitted to practice in the state of New York, the United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. She was recognized as a New York Super Lawyers “Rising Star” each year from 2011-2017.