Christopher D. Clarke

As one of Leahey & Johnson’s senior trial attorneys, Christopher Delamere Clarke continues to advance the firm’s tradition of high standards and successful outcomes—in and out of the courtroom. He has successfully tried and resolved many complex civil cases, including medical malpractice, products liability, premises and transportation liability, wrongful death, mass torts and other liability cases involving the seriously injured, to trial and verdict. Mr. Clarke has tried cases throughout New York City, Long Island, and the Hudson Valley. He has argued appeals in the New York State Appellate Divisions and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Through a close handling of all of his cases, long a tradition of this firm, Chris has developed an effective working relationship with our clients and a keen understanding of their particular needs.

Named a Member of the firm in 2002, Mr. Clarke has been a dedicated part of the Leahey & Johnson legal family since 1989, when he started work here as a law student.

“Our firm has a long-standing tradition of teaching, training, and giving opportunities to young lawyers,” Mr. Clarke reports. “I am a direct beneficiary of that practice, started decades ago by our founder, Peter James Johnson.”

Chris is a graduate (cum laude) of the State University of New York at Albany and Brooklyn Law School, where he was a finalist at the American Bar Association National Moot Court Trial Advocacy Competition.

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