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 was 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 in 1970. He is admitted to practise in Illinois.
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