Joe Clark is responsible for the strategy and implementation of the newly created Government Investigations team. Specifically, Joe directs and coordinates responses to investigations and subpoenas at the federal, state, and local level. He assesses facts, analyzes the legal issues, and counsels on the mitigation of risk.
Immediately prior to joining Comcast, Joe led the Global Investigations team at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. This team focused on anti-corruption related government investigations and internal investigations of HPE’s standards of business conduct. In concert with HPE’s global security team, Joe protected HPE’s brand from grey marketing and counterfeiting globally.
For nearly eight years, Joe was a Partner at Jones Day where his practice centered on business and tort litigation; corporate and criminal investigations, and antitrust. In private practice, Joe represented a major national bank in the settlement of a multi-billion dollar antitrust settlement, litigated well over one hundred cases on behalf of a credit reporting agency, and defended allegations of bribery, insider trading, unlawful exports, and trafficking in arms. Joe was also an active member of the firm’s pro bono initiative and was selected to teach trial advocacy to lawyers in Nairobi, Kenya. Joe is also a former Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia. He also clerked in the EasternDistrict of Virginia and the U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit.
Earlier this year, the Trustees of the District of Columbia Retirement Board elected Joe as Chair of the Board. The DCRB manages over $8.0 billion in retirement assets for D.C. teachers, firefighters, and police officers and is one of two public pension boards in the nation that is over 100% funded. The Mayor of the District of Columbia appointed Joe to the Board in 2008; Joe was reappointed in 2014.
Joe earned his B.A. in English with honors from Morehouse College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.