Edward A. Clarkson



500 N. Akard Street
Suite 3800
Dallas, TX 75201-6659

O: 214.855.7500
D: 214.855.7596
E: eclarkson@munsch.com

Edward is an Associate in the Restructuring, Creditors’ Rights & Finance section of the Dallas office of Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr. His practice focuses on representing debtors, secured lenders, unsecured creditors’ committees and general commercial litigation parties. More specifically, he has in-depth experience with complex chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, complex commercial litigation, insolvency-related litigation, debt restructuring, corporate law, compliance, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

Prior to joining Munsch Hardt, Edward worked in the Financial Restructuring Group at an international law firm. Edward began his career with a judicial clerkship with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas, Fort Worth Division (Hon. Russell F. Nelms).


  • Juris Doctor from University of Texas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from Texas A&M University


  • Texas
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas

  • The Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers
  • State Bar of Texas
  • H.O.S.T.S. (Helping Other Students To Succeed) (2003-04)
  • Assisted low-income students with reading skills and mentored students, Bryan, Texas (Spring 2004) 
  • Worked 100 hours at Isaiah’s Place (learning camp for hearing impaired children), West, Texas (Spring 2004)


October 2010
Fifth Circuit Update

American College of Bankruptcy, Circuit Review and Best Practices Reports

April 2010
Obtaining Approval of Post-Petition Financing, Is Shopping the Financing a Bankruptcy Code Requirement?

American Bankruptcy Institute Journal


October 2008
Law Clerk Panel Dallas Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
September 2008
Ethics Scenarios Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Course, State Bar of Texas