Clarke has practised exclusively in the area of litigation and dispute resolution since 1980, following a clerkship with Chief Justice Laskin at the Supreme Court of Canada. He has represented clients in domestic and international arbitrations and mediations, at all levels of the courts in Alberta, the Federal Court, the Tax Court and the Supreme Court of Canada. The disputes on which Clarke has acted have involved a broad range of subject matters, including Aboriginal (government side), contractual and joint venture, fiduciary duties, oil & gas, corporate securities, directors' & officers' liability, shareholder remedies, professional negligence, products liability, intellectual property and tax. Cited by The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers, Chambers Global, Benchmark Canada and The Best Lawyers in Canada, and was inducted in 2009 as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Martindale-Hubbell rates him AV pre-eminent.
Year Called to the Bar:
Most Frequently Recommended
Litigation - Corporate Commercial
Litigation - Directors' & Officers' Liability
Litigation - Securities
Litigation - Product Liability