Daniel W Clark

Daniel W Clark

Tharrington Smith, LLP
  • Employment Law, Business Law, Intellectual Property
  • North Carolina
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A native of upstate New York, Dan Clark moved to Charlotte, North Carolina in 1979 and in 1985 graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He served first as a staff writer and then as an editorial board member on the North Carolina Law Review and upon graduation from UNC Law School in 1988 he joined Tharrington Smith.

Mr. Clark’s areas of practice include employment law, civil and business litigation, intellectual property law, and administrative law. He has counseled businesses and individuals, including legal, medical and other professional practices, individual executives, physicians, attorneys, scientists, engineers, academics, research and other professionals about employment relationships, non-competition and business management. He has represented various professionals before licensing boards and has represented employers and employees in employment discrimination and other employment matters in state and federal courts and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Employment Security Commission and other administrative bodies. His practice involves drafting contracts for businesses and individuals, including employment and consulting agreements, license agreements, partnership agreements, purchase agreements, confidentiality agreements, and severance and release agreements. He also counsels businesses and individuals about trademark and copyright matters, representing them before the Patent and Trademark Office and in state and federal courts.

Mr. Clark has been licensed to practice law in North Carolina since 1988 and is admitted to practice before all federal courts in North Carolina, the District of Columbia and Fourth and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeals. He is a member of the American, North Carolina and Wake County bar associations and the North Carolina Advocates for Justice.

Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property
Additional Practice Areas
  • Litigation
  • Administrative Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Attorney
Tharrington Smith, LLP
- Current
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law
J.D. (1988)
Activities: North Carolina Law Review, Editorial Board Member
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
(1985)
Honors: with honors
Awards
Best Lawyers, Litigation – Intellectual Property Section
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers, Litigation - First Amendment Section
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers, Litigation - First Amendment Section
Best Lawyers in America
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U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®
Best Lawyers, Litigation – Intellectual Property Section
Best Lawyers in America
Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®
Best Law Firms
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AV Preeminent Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
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Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
Current
North Carolina Bar Association
Member
Current
North Carolina Advocates for Justice
Member
Current
United States District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
Admitted
Current
United States District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
Admitted
Current
United States District Court, Western District of North Carolina
Admitted
Current
United States District Court, District of Columbia
Admitted
Current
United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Admitted
Current
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
Admitted
Current
Wake County Bar Association
Member
- Current
10th Judicial District Bar
Member
- Current
North Carolina State Bar # 15804
Admitted
- Current
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Tharrington Smith, LLP
150 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27601
USA
Telephone: (919) 821-4711
Fax: (919) 829-1583