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Clark L. Derrick, Of Counsel
Practice Areas:
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • White Collar Fraud
  • Health Care Regulation
  • Health Care Fraud
  • White Collar Crime
  • Internal Investigations
  • Government Regulations
  • Health Care

Phoenix Attorney
Clark L. Derrick, Of Counsel

Phone: 602.274.7611


Languages: English

Clark L. Derrick began his legal career in Phoenix in 1972 after having graduated, with distinction, from the University of Arizona, College of Law and entering into the practice with John J. Flynn and the firm of Flynn, Kimerer, Thinnes & Derrick. While a student at the University of Arizona, College of Law, Clark was Symposium Editor of the Arizona Law Review and was elected a member of the Order of the Coif. He received his undergraduate, Bachelor of Arts degree in 1968 from the University of Arizona; graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.

Clark is a certified criminal law specialist; devoting his entire practice to criminal defense work with a particular emphasis on white collar offenses at both the federal and state levels. He is licensed to practice in Arizona and in various federal courts throughout the United States including the United States Supreme Court.

Clark was appointed a lawyer representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference and served in that capacity from 1988 until 1991. He was a member of the Executive Council of the Criminal Justice Section of the Arizona State Bar and served on the Arizona State Bar Criminal law Advisory Commission from 1993 through 2005. He is one of the founding members of Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice and served as President of that organization for two (2) terms from 1988 to 1990.

Clark is a Fellow and Past President of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers, an invitation only national organization of the preeminent criminal defense lawyers in the country. He is currently listed in the white collar criminal defense and non-white collar criminal defense sections of the Best Lawyers in America, Southwest Super Lawyers, is listed in Best Lawyers in Phoenix, Top Attorneys in Arizona, Arizona’s Finest Lawyers, and has an “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense

Areas Of Concentration

  • Felony/Misdemeanor Charges
  • Government Regulations
  • Healthcare Fraud/Regulation
  • Vehicular Crimes
  • Internal Investigations

Professional Leadership

  • Arizona Board of Criminal Lawyers, Fellow, 1987-present
  • Arizona Board of Criminal Lawyers, Past President, 1998
  • Arizona State Bar Executive Council of the Criminal Justice Section, 1993-2005
  • Arizona State Bar Criminal Law Advisory Commission, 1993-2005
  • Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Founding Member, President, 1988-1990

Honors & Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV 5.0 Preeminent Rating
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Southwest Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in Phoenix
  • Top Attorneys in Arizona
  • Arizona’s Finest Lawyers


  • J.D., University of Arizona College of Law, with Distinction, 1972
    •     Symposium Editor, Arizona Law Review
    •     Order of the Coif
  • B.A., University of Arizona , magna cum laude, Phi Betta Kappa

Admitted In

  • Arizona
  • United States Supreme Court

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Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.

1850 North Central Avenue
Suite 1700
Phoenix, AZ 85004
United States

Law Firm Contact: David M. Villadolid

Tel: 602.274.7611

Fax: 602.234.0341



Member Since: 2009

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