• ACFE Faculty


    J. Steven Clark, J.D., CFE
    Attorney at Law

    steve-clark-150x225.jpgSteve Clark's experience as an elected state Attorney General, Chief of Staff to a Governor, Judge, Arbitrator, Mediator, Professor of Law and Entrepreneur provides him a unique background in understanding the legal system, fraud, ethics and business/governmental regulation. He maintains an active affiliation with current and past Attorneys General, as well as several Governors, State Legislators and Mayors. Moreover, he retains working relationships with ten members of the United States Senate and several members of the House of Representatives. 

    Mr. Clark's experience in matters of involving state and federal regulatory affairs ranges from investigation and prosecution for fraud and white collar crime, license and regulations of professionals, privacy regulations, E-commerce and consumer protection. Additionally, he has extensive experience in the healthcare arena of state and federal regulations and enforcement. As a part of that experience he has been actively involved in Medicare and Medicaid fraud issues. Furthermore, Mr. Clark has had hands on experience as a manager of a multi-site durable medical equipment business, Vice President of Managed Care for a national home health company and in creating his own start up behavioral healthcare entity, which was one of the five largest in the nation when sold in 1998.

    Mr. Clark has served as President of the National Association of Attorneys General and was selected the Outstanding Attorney General in the nation. He has argued eight cases before the United States Supreme Court and served as a special legislative consultant for the United States Nuclear Waste Negotiator. He is a frequent speaker throughout the country to professional and academic groups.

    Most recently, Mr. Clark has been serving as a visiting Professor of Law at St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Florida. He has been teaching criminal law, criminal procedure, advanced evidence and race and racism. Previously, Mr. Clark has served as a part of the faculty at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, University of Arkansas, Little Rock and South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas. He has taught corporate and white collar crime; practice skills-interviewing, counseling and drafting; and appellate and trial advocacy.