Vedder Price

Bryan Clark

Associate

Bryan Clark is an Associate at Vedder Price and a member of the Litigation group in the firm’s Chicago office.

He has an extensive media and privacy practice that includes privacy class action defense, mobile-marketing litigation, class action TCPA litigation, copyright litigation, right of publicity litigation, data breach response, FOIA issues, reporter’s privilege issues and prepublication review.

Mr. Clark’s other representative work includes drafting successful dispositive motions in right of publicity and invasion of privacy cases, arguing successful motions to quash on behalf of media entities facing subpoenas, defeating motions for preliminary injunction in intellectual property litigation, and advising advertising and marketing clients on compliance issues. He presents on issues related to digital privacy and data breach before a national audience, such as the ABA Annual Meeting in 2013.

Mr. Clark is a member of the Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois and has first-chair trial experience in federal court. As a litigator, Mr. Clark has been involved in a broad range of matters in addition to media and privacy, including topics as diverse as loan enforcement and foreclosure, consumer fraud, environmental, construction and insurance law. He also has handled a variety of pro bono engagements, including work for nonprofit media entities, representation of an Illinois prisoner with multiple sclerosis, and Section 1983 civil rights litigation.

Mr. Clark previously served as a PILI Fellow, working on civil liberties issues for the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois. He also previously worked as a Legal Intern for Media/Professional Insurance (now AXIS PRO), where he assisted with libel, intellectual property and insurance matters, analyzed court pleadings and conducted pre-distribution review of documentaries for fair-use and defamation issues.

While in law school, Mr. Clark participated in the Wiley Rutledge Moot Court Competition, was published in the Washington University Journal of Law & Policy, and worked in the Civil Rights and Community Justice Clinic. Prior to law school, Mr. Clark studied news editorial journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism, where he won several awards for his writing at the Columbia Missourian.

Bryan Clark

Associate

Education

  • Washington University School of Law, J.D., 2008, cum laude
  • University of Missouri–Columbia, B.J., B.A., 2005, summa cum laude

Bryan Clark

Associate

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2008

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar, 2008
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 2014

Bryan Clark

Associate

Bryan Clark

Associate

Blogs

Mr. Clark contributes to our Media & Privacy Risk Report blog. To view it, please click here.