James Clark is a partner in Sidley's Chicago office. His practice focuses on commercial law. He is on the faculty at the University of Chicago Law School where he teaches legal ethics and professional conduct.
He is co-author of Legal Developments in Secured Financing and was a member of the faculty for financing leveraged buyouts and acquisitions held by the Practising Law Institute. He is also a past member of the board of contributors of The Bankruptcy Strategist and a past chairman of the acquisition financing subcommittee of the commercial financial services committee of the American Bar Association business law section. He is a fellow of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers and a member of the American Bar Association.
Mr Clark received his JD from the University of Chicago Law School in 1976 and his AB from Brown University (Phi Beta Kappa) in 1970. He is admitted to practise in Illinois.
This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Banking which can be purchased from our Shop.
It is not possible to buy entry into any Who's Who Legal publication
Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.