Jason Myles Clark is an assistant attorney general in the New York State Attorney General’s Harlem Regional Office. In this role, he serves a large constituency in Upper Manhattan and the Bronx by prosecuting violators of New York State’s labor, consumer and civil rights laws. He represents the hardworking people of the State of New York by bringing justice to a community with pressing needs for legal services. Prior to becoming an AAG, Jason prepared draft-opinions for United States District Judge George B. Daniels and worked as a commercial litigator at an international law firm. He is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Michigan Law School.
As President-Elect of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association of New York City, Jason has made social and criminal justice reform a priority. He has organized programs aimed at 1) reducing the number of deaths of unarmed civilians by law enforcement 2) protecting the rights of immigrants and 3) reforming New York’s bail system. Jason has also met with local elected officials and top law enforcement agents to discuss legal solutions that will make our criminal justice system more just. As a member of Manhattan Community Board 10, he organized the board’s first legal clinic. He also founded a free tutoring program that provides low-income students from underrepresented backgrounds with one year of professional tutoring and mentorship for the NYC Specialized High Schools Test. For his efforts, the National Bar Association awarded Jason its “40 Under 40” and “Excellence in Activism” Awards.