Brent O.E. Clinkscale is a partner at Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge & Rice LLP, where his concentration is in business litigation, including both domestic and international arbitrations. He has experience in the defense of complex business matters, including class actions, and he is head of litigation for Womble Carlyle’s Greenville office. In addition to his role as a litigation leader at Womble Carlyle, he also serves as Chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee.
Mr. Clinkscale started his career as Counsel to the Speaker of the House for South Carolina, the Honorable Robert J. Sheheen. In that role, he served as Counsel for the Joint Judicial Screening Committee for the South Carolina House and Senate where he investigated and helped screen judicial candidates for the South Carolina trial and appellate courts, among other responsibilities.
Mr. Clinkscale is the former law clerk of Judge Matthew J. Perry, United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina, and is formerly the President of the Greenville County Bar Association.