Gerald Hayes Clark

Gerald Hayes Clark

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Gerald H. Clark is Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney, a distinction held by less than 2% of New Jersey attorneys. His practice concentrates on complex litigation, class actions, civil rights and personal injury. Gerald has also served as a lead attorney on a number of class action matters. He played a key role in bringing about the settlement of an unprecedented consumer fraud class action lawsuit against Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, a settlement which is valued between $1 billion and $3 billion to consumers.

 

In July 2006, he Clark was listed in the New Jersey Law Journal’s "40 Under 40" feature which acknowledges 40 New Jersey lawyers under 40 years of age distinguished in the practice of law. In 2011 he was included in the National Trial Lawyers "Top 40 under 40" membership for his "superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young lawyer under the age of 40." Gerald Clark has also been named a "Top 100 Trial Lawyer" by this association.

 

Gerald Clark is a Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Among his achievements is a $2.520 million recovery for a worker who was turned down by a large injury law firm. Gerald showed how the needless violation of several basic worker safety rules resulted in the severe injuries.

 

Gerald Clark and his firm represents deserving clients on a contingency basis. This way many people who otherwise could not afford legal services are able to access the court system. When safety rules are broken, the public is endangered. Clark believes that by standing up for people whose lives are turned upside down because of safety rule violations, and holding wrongdoers accountable (who are usually covered by insurance anyway), the community as a whole is made safer.

 

Clark takes pride in a detailed knowledge of the procedural and substantive law applicable to his practice area and in his ability to articulate that law concisely and convincingly through oral argument and top notch written work product. He is a New Jersey personal injury, class action and accident lawyer serving those who have suffered severe injuries in Middlesex, Monmouth, Essex, Hudson and other counties throughout the States of New Jersey and New York.