B.A. in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
J.D., magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, from
Washington & Lee University School of Law
Brian Clarke joined the CharlotteLaw faculty in 2011. Professor Clarke teaches civil procedure, employment discrimination and employment law. His scholarship focuses on employment law, civil procedure and the intersection between these areas of law. Professor Clarke is also an expert on the Fourth Circuit’s labor and employment law jurisprudence. Professor Clarke taught at Washington & Lee University School of Law as Adjunct Professor of Law from 2009 to 2011.
Prior to entering academia, Professor Clarke practiced law for more than eleven years with Littler Mendelson PC and Nexsen Pruet LLC. While in practice, Professor Clarke won significant cases before the North Carolina Supreme Court and the North Carolina Court of Appeals and successfully represented clients before the Fourth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Professor Clarke received his B.A. in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his J.D., manga cum laude and Order of the Coif, from Washington & Lee University School of Law.
Professor Clarke’s research and scholarship are available on SSRN at http://ssrn.com/author=1274727.
Books & Book Chapters:
Employment Arbitration Agreements: A Practical Guide (Aspen 2009 and 2010 supp.) (co-author).
Law Review Articles:
Brian S. Clarke, Grossly Restricted Pleading: Twombly/Iqbal, Gross and Cannibalistic
Facts in Compound Employment Discrimination Claims, 2010 UTAH L. REV. 1101 (2011) (available at http://epubs.utah.edu/index.php/ulr/article/view/483/351).
Brian S. Clarke, In Search of Capital Clemency Procedures We Can Live With: What Process is Due in Capital Clemency After Ohio Adult Parole Authority v. Woodard, 11 CAP. DEF. J. 5 (1998) (http://www.heinonline.org/HOL/Page?public=false&handle=hein.journals/cap...).
- Administrative Law and Government Regulation (Primarily employment related)
- Alternative Dispute Resolution (mediation
- American Politics
- Appellate Matters (expert on 4th Circuit employment jurisprudence)
- Civil Procedure
- Class Action Suits
- Collective Bargaining
- Disability (primarily employment)
- Employment Law
- Executive Compensation
- Federal Courts
- Gender and the Law (employment aspects)
- Homosexuality (employment aspects)
- Labor and Workplace
- Supreme Court
- Mental Health Issues with the Legal Profession