About the firm

CLARK.LAW provide services to businesses of all sizes and types ranging from startups to global companies. Our law firm has represented clients across a variety of industries, with a particular focus on technology, healthcare, food & beverage, gaming, and entertainment. Our goal is to provide our clients with the best possible legal advice and services so they can focus on their core business while we handle the legal details. A copy of our menu of fixed fee services is available upon request.

OUR TEAM

The attorneys and staff at CLARK.LAW are passionate about forming lasting relationships with their clients and playing a valuable role in their success.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions or would like to set up a consultation, please contact us today. We look forward to working with you soon.


CHRIS CLARK

ATTORNEY/FOUNDER

Chris Clark has spent his entire adult life working in the space where law, business, technology, and creativity overlap. Through his legal practice, Chris channels this passion into helping businesses succeed. With over 20 years of experience as a lawyer, Chris has worked on a vast range of business and intellectual property matters.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION & ASSOCIATIONS
  • Radford University, Bachelor of Music, 1996
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Juris Doctorate, 2001
  • Certified HIPAA Privacy Security Expert (CHPSE)
  • Business NC Legal Elite Award Winner
  • Former Chair of the North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division Arts, Entertainment and Sports Law Committee
  • Former Member of the Executive Council of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Sports and Entertainment Law Section
  • North Carolina Superior Court Certified Mediator
  • Better Business Bureau Certified Arbitrator
  • Member of the International Association of Gaming Advisors
  • Member of the Offshore Gaming Association

 

 


LIZA LEAH

ATTORNEY

Yelizaveta (“Liza”) Leah has extensive domestic and international experience in intellectual property, corporate, contract, and business law.  Liza moved to the U.S. in 2001 from Kazakhstan, where she received a degree in International Law.  In 2005, she received her second law degree from Duke University School of Law.  Liza speaks English and Russian fluently and is an active member of the Russian-speaking community of NC.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION & ASSOCIATIONS
  • Kazakh State Law Academy, International Law (Attorney-at-law), 2000
  • Duke University School of Law, LL.M. (Master of Laws), 2005
  • HIPAA Privacy Security Expert (CHPSE)
  • Admitted to practice law in Kazakhstan


SOPHIA LEAVITT

PARALEGAL

Sophia Leavitt joined CLARK.LAW in July 2021. Sophia graduated from Davidson college in 2021 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Political Science. During her time at Davidson, she was the Education Chair of Planned Parenthood Generation Action and a Field Intern for the Sara Gideon for Maine campaign.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION & ASSOCIATIONS
  • Davidson College, B.S., Psychology (with honors) and Political Science, cum laude, 2021 

SAHAR AIDIPOUR

LEGAL ASSISTANT AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Sahar Aidipour joined CLARK.LAW in May 2018.  She spent over three years working for Apple prior to joining CLARK.LAW as a legal assistant and communications manager. She provides support to the attorneys and paralegals at the firm, coordinates outreach with new and existing clients, and advises on communication strategy. In her spare time, Sahar also acts as a style consultant and food blogger.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION & ASSOCIATIONS
  • University of Houston, Bachelor of Arts, 2009

CHRISTY CLARK

PARALEGAL/FOUNDER

Christy Clark co-founded The Law Office of Chris Clark, PLLC (now CLARK.LAW) in 2016. Christy graduated from Roanoke College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 1993, and obtained her Certificate in Paralegal Studies from Duke University in 2011.  She successfully passed the Paralegal Bar exam in 2011 to become a North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal. In 2018 Christy was elected to the North Carolina House of Representatives. 

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION & ASSOCIATIONS

  • Roanoke College, Bachelor of Arts (English), 1993 
  • Duke University, Paralegal Studies, 2011
  • Certified North Carolina State Bar Paralegal
  • Notary Public

ABBY MULLIGAN

CORPORATE PARALEGAL

Abigail Mulligan joined Clark.Law in March 2022. Abigail graduated from University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and her Certificate of Paralegal Studies. She provides a range of support to the attorneys at the firm, concentrating on corporate matters. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling anywhere that has a beach.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION & ASSOCIATIONS

  • UNCC, Bachelor of Arts (Political Science), 2010

  • UNCC, Paralegal Studies, 2010

  • UNCC, Six Sigma Green Belt 2013


Chloe Hawk

Office Manager
Chloe acquired her bachelor’s degree from UNC Charlotte and has worked in a variety of fields, providing administrative support to business executives as well as managing client relationships. Incorporating her character into her work has enabled her to excel as she has a passion for helping others and a strong commitment to building meaningful relationships within organizations. Her spare time is spent pursuing a master’s degree in business administration, painting murals, running outdoors, and most importantly, spending time with her two children, Jackie and John. 

CONTACT US

If you have any questions or would like to set up a consultation, please contact us today. We look forward to working with you soon.