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Clark, Zachary R.

Zachary R. Clark

Associate

zacharyclark@quinnemanuel.com
Direct Tel: +1 312-705-7425, Direct Fax: +1 312-705-7401
Chicago
Tel: +1 312 705 7400 Fax: +1 312 705 7401

Zach Clark is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s Chicago office.  His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and appeals.  Before joining the firm, Zach clerked for the Honorable Julie E. Carnes on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and worked as an associate at a telecommunications boutique in Washington, D.C.

Zach has worked on a wide variety of civil litigation concerning telecommunications, finance, real estate development, government contracting, licensing, and ethics. In these disputes, Zach has drafted critical motions and briefs, participated in mediation, and worked with expert witnesses.  Zach has also helped prepare and file comments for clients in FCC regulatory proceedings.  

  • University of Chicago Law School
  • (J.D., high honors, 2016)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Kirkland & Ellis Scholar
    • University of Chicago Law Review:
      • Staff Member
    • University of Chicago Legal Forum:
      • Executive Editor
    • Hinton Moot Court:
      • Semifinalist
  • University of Kansas
  • (B.A., highest distinction, Political Science and International Studies, 2012)
The State Bar of Illinois; United States District Court: Northern District of Illinois; United States Court of Appeals: Ninth Circuit, Eleventh Circuit, D.C. Circuit, Federal Circuit
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Julie E. Carnes:
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2017-2018
  • Thomas R. Mulroy Prize for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy and Oral Argument
  • Mark C. Mamolen Prize for Achievement in Business