Before joining OIG, Clough represented media conglomerates and movie studios in his own law firm. With offices in California and Hawaii, Clough successfully represented clients in multi-million-dollar cases. He also served as a police officer at the local, state and federal levels, including as a federal air marshal in southern Europe and the Middle East.
Clough currently serves on the board of Virtual Power Systems.
Clough received his juris doctorate, cum laude, from Hastings College of Law.