Mark  - D. - Clark

Clark, Mark D.

Charleston, W.Va.
304.340.3876 - office
304.550.0278 - mobile


  • West Liberty State College, B.A. in Political Science and English, 1978
  • West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 1981


  • West Virginia State Bar
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
Mr. Clark's primary areas of practice are banking and finance, commercial financing, loan transactions, credit litigation, bankruptcy, energy & public utilities, consumer protection and real estate.

Representative Experience

  • Representation of lenders in commercial financing transactions for projects in West Virginia, including preparation of loan documents
  • Representation of land developers in loan transactions to finance the acquisition of real estate and development costs
  • Representation of financial institutions in connection with interpretation and application of Federal Reserve Regulations E and CC, and NACHA Rules and Guidelines
  • Representation of financial institutions in connection with consumer credit protection law litigation
  • As an attorney with Columbia Gas Transmission Corp. for fifteen years, Clark's experience included gas purchase contract drafting and review, gas contract pricing arbitration, eminent domain, injunction practice regarding pipeline rights of way, general litigation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rate and certificate practice and Chapter 11 bankruptcy
  • At One Valley Bancorp, experience included counsel and guidance on day-to-day bank operations and commercial lending, advising human resources on personnel issues and general corporate matters
  • Representation as in-house counsel of One Valley Bank N.A. in connection with various bank checks and electronic transfers operating issues and regulations
  • Most recently, Clark was an attorney in the Business and Commercial Practice Group at a large corporate firm in West Virginia. Practice areas included appeals to the West Virginia Supreme Court, bankruptcy, litigation, consumer protection, banking, lending and UCC issues, collection and replevin, energy and real estate


  • Frequent speaker at the West Virginia Bankers Association's Law of Checking Accounts Seminar, 2001 - 2005
  • Speaker to civic groups regarding relevant legal topics
  • Trained mediator
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