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Melissa Clark is a partner with Ahdoot Wolfson. For more than 15 years, she has represented individuals and businesses in class actions and complex litigation. 
Melissa began her career in securities litigation, helping investors recover damages from publicly traded companies and corporate executives who misled the public. In 2011, she expanded her practice to include data privacy and consumer cases. Since then, she has continued to help her clients hold corporations accountable for wrongdoing in a variety of areas – including accounting malpractice, civil rights violations, employment discrimination, and sexual misconduct.
Melissa has worked on court-appointed leadership teams in some of the largest consumer and privacy class actions in history, including the TikTok privacy case ($92 million settlement), the Apple iPhone throttling case ($300+ million settlement), and the Equifax data breach case ($1.5 billion settlement). She has also represented clients in financial, employment, discrimination, and sexual assault matters against entities like the NCAA, Google, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Melissa’s work in class actions and eDiscovery has been widely recognized. Best Lawyers in America named her a “Best Lawyer” in Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions, The Legal 500 named her a “Next Generation Partner” and “Recommended Lawyer” in Dispute Resolution: e-Discovery, Benchmark Litigation twice named her to the “40 & Under Hot List” of the “best and brightest litigators,” Crain’s New York Business named her a “Notable Woman in Law,” and Super Lawyers has named her a “Rising Star” each year since 2011.
An active member of the legal community, Melissa serves on the Sedona Conference’s working group on Data Security and Privacy Liability and is an editor of the Sedona Conference’s US Biometric Systems Privacy Primer. She also speaks and conducts CLE on eDiscovery issues.
Melissa is admitted in New York and partners with co-counsel around the country to help seek justice for clients nationwide. She has litigated cases in federal and state courts in California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, and elsewhere.