Jason Myles Clark is an assistant attorney general in the Office of New York State Attorney General Letitia James. In this role, he commences legal actions against 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.
Jason is also President of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association, which is the largest association of predominantly African American attorneys in New York. Under his leadership, the MBBA created a judiciary training academy that prepares attorneys for city, state, and federal judgeship opportunities; launched a weekly cable television show on the Manhattan Neighborhood Network called “Raising the Bar with the MBBA;” and was awarded the 2019 “Outstanding Affiliate of the Year Award” by the National Bar Association.
Jason is also the founder of DREAMChasers (www.DREAMChasersNYC.com), which is a free tutoring and mentoring program for students from low-income and underrepresented backgrounds. Students are paired with mentors and receive over 300 hours of test preparation for the NYC Specialized High Schools Admissions Test.
For his efforts, the National Bar Association awarded Jason its “40 Under 40” and “Excellence in Activism” Awards.