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Melissa R. Clark

Melissa R. Clark

Milberg Tadler Phillips Grossman LLP

New York City, NY, USA


Melissa Clark is a Partner with Milberg Tadler Phillips Grossman LLP.

Melissa has spent more than a decade litigating complex and class action financial, privacy, and consumer cases. Her recent representative cases include: representing municipalities in Fair Housing Act litigation against large financial institutions; representing consumers in data privacy cases against Facebook and Google; representing consumers in data breach class actions against Equifax and Wendy’s; representing investors in securities litigation against ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and representing a formerly publicly traded company in an accounting negligence case against PricewaterhouseCoopers. She is also a member of her firm’s E-Discovery Practice Group and is frequently responsible for spearheading discovery and ESI negotiations in complex cases.

Previously, Melissa worked 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, as well as a clerkship for the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office. 

Melissa also has experience teaching legal research, writing, and management communication skills as a Senior Fellow at Tulane Law School and an Adjunct Writing Instructor at Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business.

She 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. 

Melissa received her B.S. from Florida State University in 2004 and her J.D. from Tulane University in 2007.

Melissa R. Clark is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Preservation of Electronically Stored Information and Amended Rule 37(e) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure - Hot Topics in Electronic Discovery 2018: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know, Wednesday, September 19, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Preservation of Electronically Stored Information and Amended Rule 37(e) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure - Preservation of Electronically Stored Information and Amended Rule 37(e) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Preservation of Electronically Stored Information and Amended Rule 37(e) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure - Preservation of Electronically Stored Information and Amended Rule 37(e) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Wednesday, September 19, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Preservation of Electronically Stored Information and Amended Rule 37(e) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure - Preservation of Electronically Stored Information and Amended Rule 37(e) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Wednesday, September 19, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Hot Topics in Electronic Discovery 2018: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know, Monday, September 24, 2018, New York, NY
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