Clark Wilkes is an associate in the firm’s Corporate Practice where he advises private and public companies across a broad range of industries. His practice centers on venture capital, start-up companies, company representation, technology transactions, data privacy matters, and mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Wilkes represents companies throughout their lifecycles starting at formation by assisting with strategic and sustainable growth through venture capital financings, advising boards of directors regarding corporate governance matters, hiring and providing equity to key employees, and negotiating independent contractor agreements, licensing agreements, and other technology transaction agreements.
In addition to helping his start-up clients make successful exits, Mr. Wilkes also represents buyers and sellers in acquisitions, and dispositions of public and private companies.
During law school, Mr. Wilkes helped found BYU’s Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic to help provide start-up companies, entrepreneurs, and nonprofit organizations with legal services and worked as a Senior Editor on the BYU Law Review. He also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Scott Matheson Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and the Honorable Chief Justice Matthew Durrant of the Utah State Supreme Court.