Linda Clark is a nationally recognized litigator and chair of Barclay Damon's Health Care Controversies Practice Area. In the health care arena, Linda is a trusted advisor to health care providers, pharmaceutical companies, and pharmacies nationwide with regard to the resolution of high-stakes litigation disputes and government investigations and prosecutions. She represents health care professionals and entities in administrative proceedings, hearings, and appeals before various federal and state regulatory and prosecutorial agencies. Linda has handled a wide range of high-profile network termination, payer, and false claims cases across the country, including in Hawaii, Texas, Missouri, and Florida.
Linda's practice also focuses on complex multi-party litigation. Over the past two decades, she has served as lead litigation counsel as well as national, regional, and local counsel in a diverse range of matters such as the prosecution and defense of claims brought in state and federal courts on behalf of large groups of business and institutional clients, including New York's sprawling failed trust litigation in which Linda represented over 170 health providers facing massive state assessments of hundreds of millions levied by the state.
Linda was one of two recipients of the 2017 Shira A. Scheindlin Award for Excellence in the Courtroom, given by the New York State Bar Association to two leading women litigators in the state. She was selected to the Top 100 "Super Lawyers" in New York State in 2017, listed in The Best Lawyers in America for five consecutive years, and selected to Super Lawyers in business litigation and health care for eight consecutive years.
She is a frequent lecturer, organizer, and contributor of written materials at accredited national, regional, and local continuing legal education programs for attorneys. Additionally, Linda is a former president of the Capital District Women's Bar Association and a founding member of Barclay Damon's Diversity Committee.