Joseph A. Clark


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J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, 1996
Rutgers Law Journal Notes & Casenotes Editor, 1995-1996; State Constitutional Staff, 1994-1995; American Jurisprudence Award — Contract Law; Corpus Juris Secundum Award — Contract Law
B.A., Psychology,University of Michigan, 1990

Bar Admission

New Jersey, 1999
New York, 2012

Joseph A. Clark

Joseph A. Clark focuses his practice on municipal law, land use, and litigation. He has successfully represented clients in state and federal courts, and has tried, managed, and executed litigation plans involving all aspects of pre-trial preparation, discovery, and strategy in complex litigation. Joseph has extensive experience in all aspects of electronic discovery, from development of initial search protocols through review and production of documents in state and federal court, as well as in the EU. He has experience in drafting settlement documents and all accompanying contractual modifications defining the parties’ relationship.

Representative experience encompasses litigation claims involving

  • contract disputes
  • products liability
  • insurance coverage
  • electronic discovery
  • white collar crime
  • bank and securities fraud
  • class-action defense
  • Qui Tam claim within the health care industry; and
  • patent litigation

Representative Experience

  • Representing a municipality entity in zoning enforcement action before the Office of Administrative Law. Legal issues include Right to Farm Act, Farmland Assessment, and Solid Waste Disposal Act.
  • Representing a defendant in Spill Act contribution claim. Issues surrounding defense include owner operator liability under Spill Act, Solid Waste Management Act, Site Remediation Act, and the Brownfield and Contaminated Site Act.
  • Representing a municipality in a matter involving claims made by a Homeowners Association relating to the entity’s purchase and demolition of units in a planned unit development under a FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant.
  • Representing a municipality entity in a matter involving claims under 42 U.S.C> 1983 made by an objector and relating to the approval of use variance.