Clinton is counsel in the firm’s Financial Institutions practice group. He has 14 years of experience working at the Texas State Securities Board in various roles, most recently as the Deputy Securities Commissioner where he worked on maintaining fair, efficient, and transparent securities markets that protect investors and promote market integrity.

His experience includes managing legal staff in connection with legal proceedings regarding firms and individuals licensed with the Securities Commissioner, coordinating with other state securities regulators, federal regulators, and self-regulatory organizations with respect to regulatory policy matters, and participating in multijurisdictional enforcement matters involving regulatory issues on a national scale. He also served as Director of Registration where he managed the staff that processed filings and fees and reviewed applications for securities offerings, broker-dealer and agent applications, and investment adviser and investment adviser representative applications. Prior to that role, he was an Attorney in the Inspections and Compliance Division where he provided counsel to all staff of the Inspections & Compliance Division regarding applicable laws and regulations.

He earned his law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law and his bachelor’s degree from Baylor University.

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Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 2008

Baylor University, B.A., cum laude, 2005


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