Sharil A. Clarke is an Associate of Wong Fleming, concentrating her practice in the areas of commercial litigation, creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, and banking compliance. She will be spearheading the firm’s Bank Compliance Practice Group. Ms. Clarke is an accomplished litigator, having represented mostly financial institutions in all aspects of loan restructuring, collection, and litigation. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Specialist, and holds a professional certification in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Previously, Ms. Clarke was Vice President and Senior Counsel for Santander Bank, N.A.

Ms. Clarke earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Rutgers University, a Master of Arts in International Relations and Affairs from Syracuse University, and her Juris Doctorate from Syracuse College of Law. She is a former Administrative Law Judge for the City of New York and a former trial attorney for the Office of the United States Trustee in New York City.

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy
  • Banking Compliance
  • Tax Lien Enforcement

ADMISSIONS

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • DNJ, EDNY, SDNY

PROFESSIONAL HONORS, AWARDS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA)
  • Board of Directors, Minorities in the Profession Section, NJSBA
  • Member, Somerset County Bar Association
  • Member, Middlesex County Bar Association
  • Member, Edison Chamber of Commerce

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Syracuse College of Law
  • M.A., Syracuse University
  • B.S., Rutgers University