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


EMILY BURNS

ATTORNEY

Emily Burns received her law degree and business law certificate from the Florida State University College of Law, where she was the editor-in-chief of the Florida State University Business Review, an executive editor for the Journal of Transnational Law and Policy, and an article editor for the Florida State University Law Review. During law school, Emily worked for the in-house counsel of a Fortune 100 tech company, advised entrepreneurs through business law clinical work, and clerked for a state securities regulator. She also served as the president of Florida State University’s Business Law Society and as a scholar of The Florida Bar’s Business Law Section.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION & ASSOCIATIONS
  • Florida State University, B.A., English and Political Science, cum laude, 2015
  • Florida State University, M.S., Political Science, 2017
  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D., Business Law Certificate (with honors), 2020


AMY EADES

PARALEGAL

Paralegal Amy Eades joined CLARK.LAW in August 2018.  Prior to joining CLARK.LAW, Amy worked as a litigation paralegal in Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky.  Amy has also worked as an intellectual property project manager for a product development company and client relations manager for a legal coaching and business development consulting firm.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION & ASSOCIATIONS
  • University of Kentucky, Bachelor of Arts, 2005
  • University of Cincinnati, Paralegal Certification, 2006

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

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.