Donald Clark, Jr.

Donald Clark, Jr.: Attorney with Butler Snow LLP AV stamp icon
  • Butler Snow LLP (365 Attorneys)
  • Renaissance at Colony Park, 1020 Highland Colony Parkway, Suite 1400, P.O. Box 6010, Ridgeland, MS 39157
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    5.0/5.0 (1)
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Attorney Awards


I have worked with Mr. Clark for over 15 years, and he provides excellent leadership and guidance. Dianne Bolen, Executive Director
Mississippi Home Corporation


•AV- Preeminent Peer Review Rated
Super Lawyers
•Mid-South Super Lawyers, Government Finance, 2007-2018
•Top 50: Mississippi Super Lawyers, 2011-2013
Best Lawyers in America
•Public Finance Law, 2010-2018
Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
•Corporate/Commercial: Municipal Finance (Mississippi), 2014-2017
•fellow, American Bar Foundation
•Special Assistant Attorney General, State of Mississippi, 1973-1980
•Lawdragon 3000
•Director, Metropolitan Bank Advisory Board, 2010-Present

In the News

•Christopher R. Maddux Named Chair-Elect of Butler Snow
•Butler Snow Ranked as a Top 10 Private Bond Counsel Firm Nationally by Thomson Reuters Top Legal Counsel Review
•106 Butler Snow Attorneys Listed in 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
•Butler Snow Receives Business with Purpose Award from Lipscomb University
•Butler Snow Ranked No. 1 Bond Counsel Firm in Colorado by The Bond Buyer
•News and notes from the legal community - Chicago Lawyer
•Butler Snow Ranked as Top 10 Bond Counsel Firm for First Half of 2017
•147 Butler Snow Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers, 18 Named “Lawyer of the Year”
•A Transformed Butler Snow Re-Elects Its 68-Year-Old Leader -
•Butler Snow Ranked as a Top 10 Bond Counsel Firm Nationally by Thomson Reuters Top Legal Counsel Review
•P3 Digest Week Of December 19, 2016 - NCPPP
•Lea Ann Smith Joins Butler Snow in New Orleans
•102 Butler Snow Attorneys List in 2015 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
•Martina Hinojosa Joins Butler Snow in Denver
•Chambers USA Ranks 40 Butler Snow Attorneys as Leaders
•Butler Snow Public Finance, Tax Incentives and Credit Markets Group Launches PFI Blog
•Butler Snow Donates 20,000 to Bringing Back the Arts Foundation
•Butler Snow Attorney Elected as fellow of Mississippi Bar Foundation
•Service Elevated
•Focus Elevated
•Travis Steele Joins Butler Snow in Albuquerque
•Responsiveness Elevated
•Innovation Elevated
•Butler Snow’s Chief on Latest Nashville Expansion - Firm Isn’t Done Yet - Nashville Business Journal
•Butler Snow Law Firm Expands in Nashville - Memphis Daily News
•Experienced Litigator Phillip Sykes Joins Butler Snow
•Butler Snow Ranked No. 1 Bond Counsel Firm in Colorado
•Jones, Richmond and Thames Named Life Science Stars in LMG Life Sciences 2014
•Butler Snow Selected as International Legal Team of the Year Finalist
•Joseph B. Walker Joins Butler Snow in Memphis
•Experienced Environmental Attorney John A. Brunini Joins Butler Snow
•Brent E. Siler Joins Butler Snow in Memphis
•Butler Snow Donates 50K to Birmingham Museum of Art
•Robert B. Harwell Joins Butler Snow
•Matthew O. Gray Joins Butler Snow Denver
•Kiesewetter, Clendenen & Red Join Butler Snow Memphis
•Monica A. Rosenbluth Joins Butler Snow Denver
•Butler Snow Attorneys Named BTI Client Service All-Stars
•Butler Snow Attorney Amy M. Pepke Elected fellow of Tennessee Bar Foundation
•Butler Snow Expands National Public Finance Practice - 9 Attorneys Join in Denver and Atlanta
•Butler Snow Expands Into New York, Stanford G. Ladner Joins Firm
•Butler Snow Named Mississippi Firm of the Year
•Jonathan T. Skrmetti Joins Butler Snow
•117 Butler Snow Attorneys Listed in 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers
•U.S. News/ Best Lawyers Recognizes Butler Snow in Best Law Firms Rankings 2014
•Christy Jones Named Product Liability Attorney of the Year
•10 Butler Snow Attorneys Named Lawyers of the Year By Best Lawyers in America 2014, 107 Attorneys in Overall Best Lawyers in America List
•Butler Snow Selected as Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners’ 2013 North American Team of the Year Finalist
•Butler Snow Selected Innovator In BTI Brand Elite 2013 Ranking
•Leadership in Law 2011

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Public Finance
  • Government Relations
  • Entertainment and Media

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(601) 985-4586  Phone
(601) 985-4500  Fax
University Attended:
University of Southern Mississippi, B.S., 1971
Law School Attended:
University of Mississippi, J.D., 1973
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Courts, Mississippi: Northern and Southern Districts; 1973, Mississippi


American Bar Association

State and Local Government Section

National Association of Bond Lawyers

Mississippi Bar

Mississippi Association of County Board Attorneys

Capital Area Bar Association

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Experience: Representation of State of Mississippi, boards, commissions, political subdivisions and numerous public officials.; Representation of private entities in dealings with governmental entities.; Served as Bond Counsel to State of Mississippi, Mississippi Business Finance Corporation, Mississippi Development Bank, Mississippi Home Corporation, Mississippi Hospital Equipment and Facilities Authority, Mississippi Business Finance Corporation and Mississippi Development Bank.; Served as bond counsel for Mississippi cities, counties and utility districts.; Assisted with drafts of legislation creating the Mississippi Development Bank, lease/purchase statutes, tax increment financing (TIF) statutes and Public Improvement District (PID) statutes.; Provided technical assistance in drafting GO Zone legislation.; Served as Underwriters Counsel to Morgan Keegan, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, JPMorgan and many others.; HELP Program, Assisted in creating a unique program whereby federal interstate highway can be constructed with bonds issued by the Mississippi Development Bank and retired with 80% federal funding and 20% matching state funds; Mississippi Development Bank Pool Loan Program, Allows local governmental entities to borrow for projects on a variable rate basis with flexible repayment terms; Correctional Facilities, Assisted in developing a bond financings program for regional correctional facilities and privatized correctional facilities

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (1 review)
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Ridgeland, Mississippi

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    Ridgeland, MS
    Renaissance at Colony Park , 1020 Highland Colony Parkway, Suite 1400 , P.O. Box 6010
    Ridgeland, MS 39157

    (601) 985-4586 Phone

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