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Martie Kutscher Clark is a partner in Gibson Dunn’s Palo Alto office. She represents Silicon Valley technology companies in all stages of litigation, with a focus on the intersection of civil litigation and regulatory and criminal enforcement. She specializes in developing the law for technology companies by anticipating and addressing novel questions arising from new products, including litigating them through appeal. Her practice also includes “bet-the-company” founders’ disputes, consumer class actions, government investigations, data privacy actions, securities actions, responding to wiretap subpoenas, and trade secret disputes. Ms. Kutscher Clark has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® as “One to Watch” in 2022 and 2023.
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Pro Bono and Community: Ms. Kutscher Clark has an active pro bono practice that includes developing impact litigation regarding police brutality, bringing constitutional claims on behalf of prison inmates, and representing immigration clients in removal proceedings. Ms. Kutscher Clark also sits on the Board of Directors of Biotech Partners.
Clerkships: Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Ms. Kutscher Clark served as a law clerk to the Honorable Milan D. Smith, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and as a law clerk to the Honorable Legrome D. Davis of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Education: Ms. Kutscher Clark graduated as a James Kent Scholar from the Columbia University School of Law in 2012. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from Dartmouth College, where she graduated magna cum laude and was admitted as a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society.
Admissions: Ms. Kutscher Clark is admitted to practice law in the states of California, New Jersey, and New York. She is a member of the bars of the United States Courts of Appeals for the Seventh and Ninth Circuits and the United States District Courts for the Central, Northern, and Eastern Districts of California, and the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
Columbia University - 2012 Juris Doctor
Dartmouth College - 2007 Bachelor of Arts
New Jersey Bar
New York Bar