Jessica L. Clark

Jessica L. Clark

Title: Associate Professor of Legal Research and Writing; Associate Director of the Legal Research and Writing Program; Co-Director of the Scholarly Writing Program

Address: 2000 H Street, N.W, Washington, DC 20052
Telephone: 202.994.0743
Fax: 202.994.9817

B.A., Lawrence University; M.S.Sc., Syracuse University; J.D., George Washington University

Biographical Sketch
Professor Clark returns to the Law School as the Associate Director of the Legal Research and Writing Program after two years as a visiting associate professor of legal research and writing. Prior to joining the faculty, she spent three years at the Office of the General Counsel, Department of the Navy, as a law clerk and later as assistant counsel. She practiced federal procurement law and federal employment law. In the 2006–07 academic year, Professor Clark taught as an adjunct professor in the Law School’s Legal Research and Writing Program. She received the Best Contribution to the Program Award in recognition of her lesson plans and teaching materials.

While in law school, she was a dean’s fellow in the Legal Research and Writing Program, the senior managing editor of the Public Contract Law Journal, and a member of the winning team in the 2004 McKenna Long & Aldridge Gilbert A. Cuneo Government Contracts Moot Court Competition. She also received first prize in the 2004 Public Contract Law Journal Writing Competition. Professor Clark published her note in the Public Contract Law Journal and a paper in State Tax Notes.

Before law school, she served on active duty in the United States Navy, and received an honorable discharge as a Cryptologic Technician (Collection) Second Class Petty Officer. Professor Clark’s scholarship interests include legal research and writing, law school pedagogy, and federal procurement law and policy.

Related Links
Curriculum Vitae [PDF]
Social Sciences Research Network
Legal Research and Writing Program
Scholarly Commons Page