Clark Packard researches and writes about international trade and investment policy, and does outreach work for the Finance, Insurance & Trade team at R Street.

Clark joined R Street from the National Taxpayers Union, where he spearheaded the organization’s work on trade and financial services policy and provided legal counsel to the organization’s senior officers.

Previously, he was an attorney and policy adviser for former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley. Earlier in his career, Clark worked in private practice, where he advised financial services companies on federal and state financial regulation. During law school and shortly thereafter, he worked as a budget and policy adviser to then-South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Dayton and is a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law. Clark is a member of the South Carolina bar.


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