Monica ClarkSenior Legal Counsel, Primient
Monica M. Clark is a graduate of Harvard College and Georgetown University Law Center, where she externed at Advancement Project as part of a Community Lawyering seminar. After law school, Monica served as an associate at Latham & Watkins and worked with Advancement Project to organize a Virginia Civil Rights Restoration Clinic to help restore voting rights in Virginia, which permanently disenfranchised citizens with past felony convictions at the time. After Latham, Monica was Senior Counsel and Counselor to the General Counsel at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a federal agency in Washington, D.C.
Currently Monica is Senior Legal Counsel at Primient, a provider of food and industrial ingredients, serving as a strategic legal partner to the company’s North American and LATAM business. She is a Link Unlimited Scholars mentor and President of the Harvard Black Alumni Society. She is also an Ambassador for the National Museum of African American History & Culture.
Monica was born and raised in Queens, NY. She currently lives in Chicago with her husband Will and their cat and dog.