Born in Texas, Clark Kirkland was raised in South Carolina and attended the University of South Carolina Upstate. Afterwards, he attended Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida. He is admitted to the California Bar, South Carolina Bar, and the South Carolina Federal District Court. Additionally, Clark is a member of the America Bar Association Antitrust Section.

Prior to working at the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office, Clark spent several years in private practice managing large scale document review projects of thousands to tens of millions of documents. These projects often involved hundreds of document review attorneys in multiple cities. His management duties included case strategy preparation, organizing document reviews, organizing productions, and budgeting.

Since early 2016, Clark has worked in the Consumer Protection and Anti-Trust division at the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office. While there, he has spent a large portion of his time managing multistate document review projects, participating in meet and confers regarding requests for production, and negotiating issues related to electronically stored information for both antitrust and consumer protection matters.

In addition to working on cases, Clark has presented at several NAGTRI trainings for various Attorney Generals’ Offices. In 2018, he assisted NAAG in issuing a RFP for a document review platform that would be funded by the VW settlement and would be available for the States to apply to use.