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Diamond View II, 280 South Mangum Street, Suite 130, Durham, NC 27701

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Raleigh Office

3605 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 500, Raleigh, NC 27612

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Jamie Clarke has practiced law for four decades, enjoying a broad, multi-disciplinary practice that has focused on corporate acquisitions and divestitures, general representation of publicly and privately held business, and health care related issues.  Although he retired from full-time practice in 2020, he continues to serve the firm and its clients in an of counsel relationship.


Jamie Clarke joined Manning Fulton in 2014 after a 35-year career with Moore & Van Allen that began in Charlotte in 1979 and shifted to the Research Triangle in 1986.  His broad, multidisciplinary practice has focused on corporate acquisitions and divestitures, general representation of publicly and privately held business and health care issues.  He recently served as general counsel for a publicly held biotechnology firm.  From January of 2018 to May of 2019, Jamie joined a technology start-up as its chief executive officer.  He continues to be of counsel to Manning Fulton.



  • University of North Carolina School of Law—J.D. with High Honors—1979
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill—Bachelor of Arts with Honors, Political Science—1976

Admitted to Practice

  • Admitted to practice in 1979 in North Carolina

Professional Memberships & Activities

  • North Carolina Top Rated Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite (2011-2015)
  • Recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers (2011-2016) for Business & Corporate, Health Care, Real Estate
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers in America (2011-2024) for Corporate, Health Care, and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • North Carolina Bar Association Member

Prior Experience and Clerkships

  • Moore & Van Allen, PLLC — Partner, 1979 to 2014

Representative Transactions

  • Acquisition of textile manufacturing company
  • Sale of contract services business of public biotech company
  • Sale of Phoenix Physicians, a medical staffing company
  • Sale of Healthcare Business Resources, a medical billing company
  • Sale of Frontier Spinning Mills, a textile manufacturing company
  • Acquisition by Frontier Spinning Mills of Mayo Yarns
  • Acquisitions, financings, development and sales of real estate development projects in the Triangle area (including Treyburn and Erwin Square), northern Virginia and Gwinnett County, Georgia
  • Acquisitions of various convenience store chains by Convenience USA
  • Financings by various entities to finance acquisitions

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