James (Jamie) H. Clarke

Position: Attorney

Direct: (919) 510-9282

Fax: 919-325-4646

Email: jclarke@manningfulton.com

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Crowe Building, Suite 420
406 Blackwell Street
Durham, NC 27701

James (Jamie) H. Clarke

A corporate attorney with more than 35 years of experience, Jamie Clarke began his legal career in Charlotte, NC before shifting to the Triangle area. His broad, multidisciplinary practice focuses on corporate acquisitions and divestitures, general representation of publicly and privately held businesses, partnership law and commercial real estate development.

In the corporate area, he has been involved in corporate acquisitions and financing and general corporate representation of:

  • A biopharmaceutical company
  • A major health care organization
  • A major independent convenience store chain
  • Venture capital funds
  • Start-up companies

In the real estate area, Mr. Clarke has handled various aspects of real estate development for land development projects in the Triangle area (including Treyburn and Erwin Square), northern Virginia and Gwinnett County, Georgia.

  • Property acquisitions
  • Partnership structurings and formations
  • Development financing
  • Leasing
Jamie is a North Carolina Top Rated Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected for inclusion in Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite (2011-2015), North Carolina Super Lawyers (2011-2016) and Best Lawyers in America (2011-2016) in the area of Corporate Law. 


  • University of North Carolina School of Law (J.D., with high honors, 1979) , Order of the Coif, Staff, North Carolina Law Review
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.A., with honors, 1976) , Phi Beta Kappa

Admitted to Practice

  • State of North Carolina, 1979

Professional Activities

  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • Business Section
    • Real Estate Section 

Community Activities

  • Voyager Academy (Charter School)
    • Board of Directors, Past Member
  • Keep America Beautiful
    • Board of Directors, Past Chair

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