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Sheria Akins Clarke

Of Counsel

Greenville ONE
2 W. Washington Street
Suite 400
Greenville, SC 29601
101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Suite 900
Washington, D.C., 20001
sheria.clarke@nelsonmullins.com
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Sheria Clarke is a member of the White Collar Defense & Government Investigations team. She most recently worked as the Staff Director for the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform in the United States House of Representatives. The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has one of the largest staffs and one of the largest jurisdictions...

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Sheria Clarke is a member of the White Collar Defense & Government Investigations team. She most recently worked as the Staff Director for the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform in the United States House of Representatives. The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has one of the largest staffs and one of the largest jurisdictions of any House Committee. Before that she was Majority Counsel for the House Committee on Ethics, Counsel for the Select Committee on Events in Benghazi, Libya, and was an investigator on the House Ethics Committee. Ms. Clarke worked closely with House Leadership, the Chairpersons of both Ethics and Oversight and Government Reform, and her work on House Ethics was bipartisan.

She provided both legal and investigative work on scores of congressional hearings, interviewing witnesses, developing investigative strategies, and securing access to documents from both the Obama and Trump Administrations.

of any House Committee. Before that she was Majority Counsel for the House Committee on Ethics, Counsel for the Select Committee on Events in Benghazi, Libya, and was an investigator on the House Ethics Committee. Ms. Clarke worked closely with House Leadership, the Chairpersons of both Ethics and Oversight and Government Reform, and her work on House Ethics was bipartisan.

She provided both legal and investigative work on scores of congressional hearings, interviewing witnesses, developing investigative strategies, and securing access to documents from both the Obama and Trump Administrations.

Sheria Clarke is a member of the White Collar Defense & Government Investigations team. She most recently worked as the Staff Director for the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform in the United States House of Representatives. The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has one of the largest staffs and one of the largest jurisdictions... of any House Committee. Before that she was Majority Counsel for the House Committee on Ethics, Counsel for the Select Committee on Events in Benghazi, Libya, and was an investigator on the House Ethics Committee. Ms. Clarke worked closely with House Leadership, the Chairpersons of both Ethics and Oversight and Government Reform, and her work on House Ethics was bipartisan.

She provided both legal and investigative work on scores of congressional hearings, interviewing witnesses, developing investigative strategies, and securing access to documents from both the Obama and Trump Administrations.

Experience

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Previous Professional Experience

  • Staff Director, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
  • Counsel to Chairwoman Susan Brooks, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ethics
  • Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on the Events in Benghazi, Libya  
  • Investigative Counsel, House Committee on Ethics

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, JD (2006)
  • Liberty University, BS, Psychology, cum laude (2003)

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina

Clerkships

  • Senior Law Clerk, The Honorable Wanda G. Bryant, Associate Judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals
  • Law Clerk, The Honorable Ann Maria Calabria, Associate Judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals

Practice Areas

  • Board of the Foundation, Governor's School for Science and Mathematics (2019-2020)
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