Jascha K. Clark
Associate

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Jascha Clark is an associate in the firm’s Employment and Labor Section, and its Litigation Section. Jascha’s practice focuses primarily on handling employment discrimination and labor relations matters, though he is also involved in a broad range of litigation and commercial matters.

Jascha has experience representing both large and small companies at all stages of litigation, including in complex commercial, general civil, and employment litigation, and he also advises large and small companies on a wide-range of business and employment issues, such as hiring, managing, and terminating employees in compliance with federal, state, and local laws, including compliance with Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).  Jascha also regularly advises and represents clients regarding claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, and he also assists with drafting employment-related policies.

Prior to joining Ray Quinney & Nebeker, Jascha was a litigation associate in the New York office of Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP and clerked for the Honorable Dee V. Benson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah. While attending New York University School of Law, he served as an editor of the Moot Court Board and worked in the Violent Crimes and Narcotics Units of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.

Jascha was selected for inclusion in Mountain States Super Lawyers (2019) as a Rising Star.

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Education


New York University School of Law, J.D., 2013

  • Moot Court Board (journal equivalent), Competitions Division, Competitions Advocacy Editor
  • Jacobson JD/MBA Scholars Program
  • Prosecution Clinic - Southern District of New York, Student Advocate

New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business, M.B.A. with a Specialization in Strategy, 2013

  • Community Scholarship
  • Leadership Development Initiative Award
  • Stern Judicial Committee, Student Representative

University of Utah, Honors B.S., Psychology with a Minor in Ethnic Studies, 2009

  • Undergraduate Research Scholar Award
  • Social Justice Scholar
  • Dean’s List, 2004-2009

Affiliations / Memberships


  • Federal Bar Association
  • Labor and Employment Section
  • Federal Litigation Section
  • Younger Lawyers Division
  • Utah State Bar
  • Litigation Section
  • Criminal Law Section
  • Employment Section
  • Young Lawyers Division
  • American Bar Association

Prior Professional Experience


  • Associate, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, New York, 2014-2016
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Dee V. Benson, United States District Court for the District of Utah, 2013-2014

Professional and Civic Activity


  • Board Member, University of Utah Alumni Association, Young Alumni Board of Directors

Publications / Presentations


  • Effect of Utah Medical Cannabis Act on Private Employers, In Private Practice, Issue 1, 2019
  • "Wage and Hour Laws, a State-by-State Survey," BNA Treatise, 2018 (Utah Chapter Editor)
  • “Analyzing Leave Requests not Covered by FMLA," RQN Client Alert, August 2017 (Author)
  • “Deductions and Offsets from Wages,” Salt Lake City, February 2017 (Presenter)
  • “Issues Regarding Independent Contractors and Temporary Workers,” Client Training, Salt Lake City, November 2016 (Presenter)
  • “Obtaining Information from Corporate Insiders,” Insider Trading Law and Compliance Answer Book (Practising Law Institute), 2016 (contributor)
  • “Can Government Find a Way Around 'Newman's' Personal Benefit Rule?,” New York Law Journal, Jan. 23, 2015 (contributor)
  • “Contract Interpretation,” M&A Specialist Series, New York, December 2014 (Presenter)

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Utah State Bar (2016)
U.S. District Court, District of Utah (2016)
New York State Bar (2014)
District of Columbia Bar (2016)
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York (2015)
U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York (2015)
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York (2015)
U.S. District Court, Western District of New York (2015)