Jack Clark > Thompson Hine LLP > Columbus, United States > Lawyer Profile

Thompson Hine LLP
SUITE 1700
COLUMBUS, OH 43215-6101
United States

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Jack is a senior managing associate in Thompson Hine’s Construction practice group, focusing on transactional “front end” representation of public-sector owners, private developers, investors, contractors and design professionals. He advises clients on a variety of construction and real estate development matters, including agreements for construction management, design-build, EPC, design services, acquisitions, leasing and public-private partnerships. He also provides contract drafting and negotiation, project-delivery method evaluation, compliance analysis, and insurance and risk management counseling services.

Jack has a particular interest in affordable housing and public-private partnership (P3) projects, including counseling clients on the intricacies of state and local law impacting project bidding, award and management and overall deal structure.

Jack’s experience includes representing clients from various industries on projects including mixed-use and multifamily residential developments, chemical and industrial plants, distribution warehouses, office buildings and sports stadia.

During law school, Jack served as an extern for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), providing support for federal regulatory initiatives and reviewing project documents for new construction and renovation projects utilizing Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-insured financing, such as affordable housing, senior living centers and health care facilities.


The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2016

Rhodes College, B.A., Anthropology & Sociology, 2012

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Construction (including construction litigation)

(Rising stars)

Jack ClarkThompson Hine LLP

A stand out firm in construction‘, Thompson Hine LLP has ‘in-depth knowledge of construction contracting coupled with understanding of the business of construction‘. The Ohio-based practice is led by Jeffrey R. Appelbaum, who has extensive experience advising clients in the construction industry, acting as trial and transactional attorney, project counsel, project management consultant and mediator. One of his and the wider practice’s specialisms is in stadium construction, frequently involving significant mixed-use elements and significant community impact. ‘Really strong negotiatorAlan Ritchie is particularly well-versed in PPP projects, having been developer/sponsor counsel on Ohio’s first transportation and infrastructure projects of this kind. Patrick J. Sweeney negotiates construction and design agreements and gives project management advice and risk counseling on a variety of projects, and the firm also has a wholly owned subsidiary Project Management Consultants (PMC) that assists lawyers with owner’s representation, project management, partnering facilitation and financing structures to projects. An up-and-coming name is Erin Luke, who assists with contracts work as well as project delivery and structuring, and managing associate Jack Clark also stands out.