Clark Binkley is an attorney at Levy Konigsberg where he represents survivors of institutional sexual abuse throughout the country.
A dedicated public interest attorney, Clark has devoted his legal career to fighting for marginalized communities and social causes. Prior to joining Levy Konigsberg, Clark was the managing attorney at a boutique law firm representing individuals and nonprofit organizations in civil rights, environmental, animal welfare, human rights, and consumer protection litigation. His work included federal civil rights litigation on behalf of victims of police brutality, class actions regarding environmental contaminants in consumer products, and the pioneering use of false advertising laws to shine a light on goods sold in the United States that were made with forced labor overseas.
Clark’s prior experience also includes work in nationwide mass torts litigation, fighting corporate malfeasance while representing thousands of victims of defective medical devices and pharmaceuticals.
Clark received his J.D. from New York University School of Law, where he developed his passion for using the law as a tool for social good. While at NYU, Clark participated in the Civil Rights Clinic with the New York Civil Liberties Union, successfully advocating for the rights of families of indigent persons who had been buried in paupers’ graves by the City of New York. He also interned with the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice, where he worked on antidiscrimination litigation, and with the Center for Constitutional Rights, where he fought against inhumane conditions of confinement in state and federal prisons.
Originally hailing from California, Clark is a graduate of the University of California – Berkeley and is a former teacher. While always a Californian at heart, Clark is proud to now call New York home. He lives in the Hudson Valley with his wife, son, and two cats.
Clark is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.