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55 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. N.W.
Suite 750
Atlanta, GA 30308

Salt Lake City
15 W. South Temple
Suite 1600
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

555 Seventeenth St.
Suite 3400
Denver, CO 80202


J.D., cum laude, University of Minnesota Law School, 2009

B.A., Philosophy, Brigham Young University, 2006


Colorado Super Lawyers, Rising Stars® Distinction, Health Care and Construction Litigation: Business (2014-2017)


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Dave Clarke is an experienced advocate and advisor to health care providers facing professional negligence, general liability, employment, fraud and abuse, antitrust, and regulatory disputes. He has successfully defended physicians and physician practices, nurses, hospitals, assisted living facilities, long term care and skilled nursing centers, home health agencies, hospices, and other health care professionals and providers. Dave also has experience handling catastrophic injury MVA and trucking cases.

Dave has spent the majority of his professional career at GRSM and recently returned from a role as Associate General Counsel for a national healthcare provider. There, he managed the professional liability, general liability, commercial, and employment claim portfolios for over 200 units in 20 states. He also handled regulatory and compliance matters including licensing, policy and procedure development, privacy, and data security. 

Dave also specializes in successfully representing general contractors, design professionals, owners, developers, subcontractors, and suppliers in construction disputes. His cases have involved industrial, commercial, public infrastructure, mixed use, multi-family, and custom single family project. He has extensive experience handling construction defect, architect and engineer errors and omissions in design, delay/impact, acceleration, inefficiency, cost overrun, and warranty disputes. 

Dave also handles a variety of commercial disputes for businesses that range from Fortune 50 companies to closely-held corporations. He helps with legal issues that arise in virtually every aspect of running a business including breach of contract, premises liability, personal injury, business interruption, insurance coverage, professional negligence, shareholder disputes, licensing matters, and other complex litigation.


  • Colorado
  • Utah
  • Georgia 
  • United States District Court, District of Colorado
  • United States District Court, District of Utah


  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Georgia Bar Association
  • Utah Bar Association
  • American Health Care Association
  • Defense Research Institute
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