Resume | David P. Clark, Esq.

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Clark Legal Solutions, Inc., draws on Mr. Clark’s 18 years of experience serving public and private organizations and associations, with proven results in helping clients to successfully navigate difficult conversations in order to prevent and resolve workplace problems. Mr. Clark’s goal as a Facilitator and Mediator is to enhance organizational performance through improved communication and conflict competency among coworkers. In addition, he has expertise as an attorney in gathering facts, evaluating legal issues, and presiding over quick, effective dispute resolution when appropriate.



  • Private Practice, Clark Legal Solutions Inc., 2001­ - present
  • Part-­time Administrative Law Judge, Government Accountability Office, Personnel
  • Appeals Board (PAB) (5­year term), 2014 - ­present
  • Adjunct Professor of ADR, American University, Washington College of Law, 2006­
  • Attorney­Adviser, Federal Labor Relations Authority, 1998­ - 2001


  • Mediator or Facilitator for resolution of hundreds of workplace conflicts, concerning federal, local, and private organizations
  • Arbitrator or Administrative Judge in over 75 cases, involving, among other subjects, employment law, collective bargaining, and business contracts
  • Adviser for organizational clients on design and effectiveness of conflict management systems, and management of related programs


  • Member, Bar Associations of New York, New Jersey, and the District of Columbia
  • Member, Arbitration and Mediation Panels of the American Arbitration Association,
  • Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, and Financial Industry Regulatory
  • Publication: "How an Ombuds Can Foster Collaboration and Reduce Risk,"
  • Corporate Counsel Magazine, May 18, 2013
  • Member, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the Litigation Section of the
  • D.C. Bar Association (2012 - ­present)
  • Former Member of the Board of Directors, D.C. Bar Association Attorney/Client Arbitration Board (2005­2011)
  • Former Member of the Board of Directors, D.C. Chapter of Association for Conflict Resolution (2002­2009)


Certified Mediator, Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Virginia, 1997

J.D., American University, Washington College of Law, 1997

M.A., American University, School of International Service, 1997

B.A., University of Richmond, 1992