CHARLESTON -- Patrick E. Clark has joined the law firm of Bowles Rice McDavid Graff & Love as Special Counsel, and will be based in the firm's Charleston office.
"We at Bowles Rice are delighted to have Pat join our firm," Thomas A. Heywood, managing partner of Bowles Rice, said. "He is an outstanding attorney, and his experience and unique skill set will be of immense benefit to our clients."
Clark will focus on the representation and counseling of businesses in a range of industries, including finance and health care, as a member of the firm's Commercial and Financial Services practice group. His practice will embrace transactional, regulatory and litigation matters.
Prior to joining Bowles Rice, Clark was a Senior Attorney in Enforcement at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), formerly known as NASD, in Washington, D.C., and before that practiced with Saul Ewing LLP in Baltimore, Md.
Clark earned his law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law and received a B.S. from Wake Forest University.
Bowles Rice is a regional law firm with 125 attorneys and six offices, located in Charleston, Martinsburg, Morgantown and Parkersburg in West Virginia; Lexington, Ky.; and Winchester, Va.