Alex Clark’s practice focuses primarily on advising businesses as they navigate complex commercial disputes through negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, and litigation. He joined the firm after a two-year clerkship with U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel in Austin, Texas. Alex is co-chair of the firm’s Military, Veterans, and Partners (MVP) Inclusion Network and serves as one of its forty Wellness Champions.
Alex graduated from the University of Texas School of Law with Honors and was as an Associate Editor of the Texas Law Review. During law school Alex was a co-founder of the Texas Law Veterans Association, President of the Texas Law Democrats, and a Contracts teaching assistant. In addition to his coursework, Alex interned for Travis County District Judge Jan Soifer, the Texas Civil Rights Project, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Texas.
In 2012, Alex graduated with honors from Austin College, where he served as president of the Student Assembly. Before law school, Alex taught third grade in San Antonio as a Teach For America corps member and served as the Non-Commissioned Officer In Charge (NCOIC) of Current Intelligence for the 433rd Air Wing at Lackland AFB.
When not serving his clients, Alex is dedicated to continuing a life of service. Alex stays active registering voters as a Volunteer Deputy Registrar for Dallas County and continues to mentor prospective Teach For America corps members, veterans seeking to become law students through Service to School, and clerkship applicants from diverse backgrounds through Law Clerks for Diversity.
Outside the office, Alex likes challenging himself with by setting audacious fitness goals. In 2020, he ran 2,020 miles to raise money for Service to School. This year, his goal is to run the Dallas Marathon without walking.
- Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Membership and Marketing Committees
- Dallas County Young Democrats, Treasurer
- Dallas Bar Association
- Federal Bar Association
- International Trademark Association
- Texas Bar College, since 2020
- "Government Using Big Data and Agency Coordination in Reinvigorated Focus on Prosecuting Widespread Pandemic Fraud," co-author, April 15, 2022.
- "Texas Rules of Form," reporter, 14th ed., 2018.
J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 2019, with honors; Associate Editor, Texas Law Review
B.A., Political Science, Austin College, 2012, magna cum laude
Law Clerk to the Honorable Lee Yeakel, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, 2019-2021;
Intern to the Honorable Jan Soifer, 345th Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas, 2017
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
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