Emotional Skills and Lie Detection for Negotiators and Lawyers


Professor of Law, University of California, Hastings College of Law
Director of Training, Lawyers and Negotiators, Paul Ekman Group


  • Stanford Law School, J.D. (with distinction)
  • University College, Oxford University, M.A., Philosophy Politics, and Economics (Marshall Scholar)
  • Harvard College, B.A., magna cum laude, History and Government
  • South Plantation High School, Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Valedictorian)

Representative Client List

Invited Speaker

  • Harvard Business School (one day training)
  • Columbia Business School (“Catching the Next Madoff”)
  • California Public Service Commission
  • San Francisco Public Defender
  • National Association of State Bar Associations
  • Yale Law School
  • Loyola Law School
  • Willamette Law School
  • American Association of Law Schools

Media appearances

  • McNeil-Lehrer report (on tobacco class action appeals)
  • Wall Street Journal (tobacco litigation and on lie detection)
  • California Lawyer (profile on Clark and lie detection for lawyers)
  • Miami Herald (multiple stories on tobacco litigation)

For a full resume, click here.
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