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Abigail Clark is an associate at McKool Smith's Dallas office. She is a versatile litigator with a focus on Intellectual Property litigation. In addition, Abby successfully passed the U.S. Patent Registration in December 2020.

Abby joins McKool Smith after a successful tenure at a top national firm and a year-long clerkship with the Honorable David J. Hale of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky.

While in law school, Abby received the CALI Award (First in Class): Contracts I& II, Antitrust, Criminal Procedure, Legal Research & Writing, and Crime & Punishment. She speaks Italian and her interests include Neuroscience Research, Italian Culture, and Renaissance Art.



J.D., magna cum laude, University of Kentucky College of Law, 2019

  • Order of the Coif
  • Articles Editor, Kentucky Law Journal

B.S., Neuroscience and Psychology, Indiana University, 2015


  • Hon. David J. Hale, U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky

Court Admissions

  • State of Kentucky
  • State of Texas
  • The U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky
  • The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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