- University of Southern California Gould School of Law (J.D., 2010); Order of the Coif; Senior Editor, Southern California Law Review
- University of California, Santa Barbara (M.S., Electrical Engineering, 2003); (B.S., Electrical Engineering, 2002); High Honors, UCSB Regents Scholar, Tau Beta Pi National Honors Society
David Clark is an associate in the Newport Beach office of Irell & Manella LLP where he is a member of the firm’s litigation and IP litigation practice groups.
Before joining Irell, Mr. Clark served as a law clerk to the Honorable Andrew J. Guilford of the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Mr. Clark also assisted Judge Guilford when he sat by designation on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Mr. Clark earned his J.D. from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law in 2010 where he was a member of the Southern California Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif upon graduation. Before law school, Mr. Clark worked as an electrical engineer at Toyon Research Corporation where he performed research and development in areas including RF and microwave circuit design, reconfigurable antenna design, and immune building design. He earned both his M.S. and B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 2003 and 2002, respectively.
Improving Interoperability of GPS and L-Band Telemetry with Shaped-Pattern Antennas, Proceedings of 39th Annual International Telemetering Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada pp. 281-288, September 2003, with others
Bar & Court Admissions
- 2010, California
- 2012, U.S. District Court, Central District of California