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Independent Arbitrator, Mediator and Litigation Consultant

Brent is an Independent Arbitrator, Mediator and Litigation Consultant and the Managing Member of Clinkscale Global ADR. He is a veteran advocate with experience in both trials and arbitrations working over 25 years as counsel and lead counsel in complex litigation trying numerous cases in both federal and state courts in the United States. Brent's  concentration is business litigation, both domestic and international arbitrations, but he has deep experience across a broad spectrum of civil dispute resolution and significant experience in class action and multi-district litigation.

Brent is member of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) Domestic Panel of Commercial, Consumer and Complex Arbitrators and a member of the International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) International Panel of Commercial Arbitrators.

Brent is the President of the Atlanta International Arbitration Society (AtLAS), Vice Chair of the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) Southeastern Arbitration Subcommittee and Chair of the South Carolina Bar International Committee and a member of the ABA ROLI Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative (CEELI) Council.

Brent Clinkscale

Brent proudly serves as a Coach for the Charleston School of Law Vis Moot Team and the University of South Carolina Law School Vis Moot Team in the Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition in Vienna and Hong Kong.


Brent received his J.D. from Duke University School of Law.  He was President of the Duke Bar Association (Duke Law School Student Body), Moot Court Board, Moot Court Competition Dean's Cup Semi-Finalist, Dean's Counsel of Student Advisors, Research Assistant/Judge Charles Becton and Duke Intramural Championship Basketball Team.


Brent received his B.S. from Duke University.  He received Senior Leadership Award, Inter-Fraternity Council, President, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, and Quarterback of Duke University Football Team with 4-Year Athletic Scholarship.


Bar admissions:  Member South Carolina Bar, American Bar Association (ABA), National Bar Association (NBA)

Admitted to practice before:  South Carolina State Courts, United States District Court for the District of South Carolina,  Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

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