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John Clarke Elected to Serve on SOLVE Board of Directors



Miller Nash LLP partner, John Clarke, was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors of SOLVE, a nonpartisan and community-directed organization that supports and engages nearly 30,000 volunteers in projects across Oregon, removing trash and invasive plants, as well as planting native trees and shrubs. In downtown Portland, SOLVE hosts the Business District Cleanups to keep the city clean, engage volunteers to connect with others, and maintain the beauty and integrity of Portland from the harmful effects of trash.

“I am thrilled to join SOLVE and support its vital role in leading cleanup and restoration projects in Oregon,” said John. “The health of our environment impacts many aspects of our life and I look forward to working with SOLVE to preserve the beauty of our state for future generations.”

John enjoys serving his community and strives to make a lasting impact through pro bono service. As cochair of Miller Nash’s Pro Bono Committee, he brings unwavering dedication and commitment to advancing access to justice for underserved communities in Oregon. John plays a pivotal role in identifying and spearheading pro bono initiatives that address critical legal needs to individuals and organizations.

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About John Clarke
As an Oregon native, John brings significant value, commitment, and experience to the work that he performs for businesses, public institutions, and individuals. As a partner on the firm’s litigation team, John focuses on business, financial services, class action, securities, intellectual property, and corporate governance matters, representing clients in a wide variety of disputes in state and federal courts and arbitration proceedings. John provides personalized attention and guidance throughout the pre-litigation and litigation process, ensuring that clients are well-informed and empowered to make sound decisions. In addition to his service on SOLVE’s board, John serves on the U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society Board of Directors and has led Miller Nash’s annual firmwide fundraising initiative to support the Campaign for Equal Justice. John received his bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University before earning his law degree at the University of Oregon School of Law.

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