Clark Appointed to State-Federal Judicial Council's Advisory Group
Hiscock & Barclay, LLP Partner Linda J. Clark has been appointed to the Advisory Group of the New York State-Federal Judicial Council, which advises the courts on issues of joint interest to the state and federal judiciary. The 37-member Advisory Group consists of attorneys and judges from across the State.
Clark, a Past President of the Capital District Women’s Bar Association and current chair of the New York State Conference of Bar Leaders. At Hiscock & Barclay, she concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial litigation, toxic tort and defense and health care litigation. She represents a broad array of individuals, businesses and defense clients in civil matters pending in state, federal and commercial claims courts throughout New York. Clark’s defense practice is focused upon the representation of specialty insurers and self-insured concerns in cases ranging from the defense of claims of catastrophic injury brought pursuant to New York’s strict liability labor laws, to the defense of thousands of mass-tort asbestos claims pending in the eastern and central regions of New York State. She has extensive experience in commercial litigation matters, many of which involve complex contract claims for millions of dollars. Other areas of litigation in which Clark has significant experience include securities claims, labor law cases, and health care-related contract claims, audits and appeals.
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