Jay Clark represents secured creditors in commercial restructuring, forbearance agreements, and liquidation of collateral. He also regularly appears before the bankruptcy courts throughout Alabama in representation of secured and unsecured creditors in filing of claims, preference claim litigation, objections to confirmation, and pursuit of nondischargeability judgments.
Jay was born in 1964 in Prattville, Alabama. A graduate of Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, he received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting in 1986. Upon graduation, he worked as an auditor with Ernst & Young in Birmingham, Alabama, concentrating in the fields of banking and health care. He received his C.P.A. designation in 1989.
In 1989, Jay left Ernst & Young to attend Cumberland School of Law. He graduated magna cum laude in 1992. While in law school, Jay was an associate editor of the Cumberland Law Review. He was also inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi and Curia Honoris honor societies.
After graduating from law school, Jay joined Wallace, Jordan, Ratliff & Brandt. He is admitted to practice law before all federal district courts in Alabama and all Alabama state courts. He is a member of the Alabama State Bar and the Birmingham Bar Association.
Alabama State Bar (Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Sections)