JAMES E. CLARK is a partner in the Chicago office. His practice focuses on commercial law. He is coauthor of “Legal Developments in Secured Financing.” He is recognized in Chambers USA 2012-2014 in Banking and Finance and Legal 500 USA 2013-2014 in Finance: Bank Lending (including other sources of financing). Mr. Clark is named "Lawyer of the Year" 2014 in The Best Lawyers in America for Banking and Finance Law and recommended in 2013 for Equipment Finance Law. Best Lawyers designates Lawyers of the Year in high-profile legal practice areas in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each practice area community is honored.