Andrew K. Clark, Director

Andrew K. (“Andy”) Clark has been an active member of the FBA since 2001. A partner in the Richmond, Virginia office of Hirschler, his practice focuses on high-stakes business litigation involving commercial and contract disputes; construction and mechanic’s lien disputes; personal injury and wrongful death prosecution and defense; estate and trust disputes; and other general civil matters. Andy also maintains a focus on the financial services industry, representing businesses and individuals in professional liability matters and FINRA arbitration proceedings. He regularly appears in state and federal appellate courts and has served as lead counsel in several appeals to the Supreme Court of Virginia.

Andy’s service to the FBA has been extensive and includes the following: National Board of Directors, 2017–present; Centennial Committee, 2019–present; Richmond Chapter Board of Directors, 2009–2018; Circuit Vice President for the Fourth Circuit, 2011–2017; Community Outreach Committee; Nominations and Elections Committee, 2016; Federal Litigation Section Board of Directors, 2007–2013; Chapter Activity Awards Committee, 2012–2013; chair of the Chapter Activity Fund Committee, 2014; Moderator, 2012 Chapter Leadership Training Program; Participant, Chapter Leadership Training Program and the Supreme Court Admissions Ceremony hosted by the FBA Younger Lawyers Division; Richmond Chapter president 2004–2005 and 2010–2011. In 2009, Andy helped re-establish the Richmond Chapter by instituting a new leadership structure.

Andy’s service to the Federal Bar also includes his serving on the U.S. Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and his serving on the Panel of Judges for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit’s 2019 High School Civics Essay Contest.

Andy is actively involved in many civic and bar organizations within the Richmond community. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Historical Society of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia; the Board of Trustees for Historic Richmond; the Board of Directors of the American Documentary Film Fund; and as legal counsel to the Richmond Sports Backers.