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.