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Practice Areas

Commercial & Civil Litigation

Contract Disputes

Guardianship Litigation

Labor & Employment

Litigation

Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights

Probate Litigation

Tax Law

Trust Litigation

Practice Areas

Commercial & Civil Litigation

Contract Disputes

Guardianship Litigation

Labor & Employment

Litigation

Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights

Probate Litigation

Tax Law

Trust Litigation


Clay practices in the areas of commercial litigation, IRS tax controversy, trust and probate litigation, and guardianship litigation. He is an experienced trial lawyer who has first-chaired hearings and trials involving a wide range of matters. His practice focuses on the prosecution and defense of complex commercial claims and the defense of clients in proceedings involving the IRS. Clay is an active member of the Winter Park Rotary Club.

Clay is admitted to The Florida Bar and is also admitted to practice in federal court before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida. the Middle District of Florida, the Southern District of Florida, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

He earned his J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Miami Law School. Clay holds a B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Background

Clay and his wife live in Winter Park with their three children. He enjoys coaching softball, as well as brewing beer and wine in his spare time.

Admissions

  • State of Florida

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

Education

  • J.D., Summa Cum Laude, University of Miami Law School

  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Member, the Florida Bar

  • Member, American Bar Association

Civic

  • Winter Park Chamber of Commerce

  • Winter Park Rotary Club

Publications

  • The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, “ADR Law Firms Gaming the Rigged Class Arbitration Game: How We Got Here and Where We Go Now, Part I”, August 1, 2007

  • The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, “Gaming the Rigged Class Arbitration Game: How We Got Here and Where We Go Now, Part II”, September 1, 2007 American Bar Association, Chapter Eleven Editor of the State Antitrust Practice and Statutes (Fourth Edition 2009)

News & Insights

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act

By Robert Roesch | July 1, 2020

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Implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”): Department of Labor Provides Updated Guidance—Part II

By Robert Roesch | April 24, 2020

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Implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Department of Labor Provides Updated Guidance

By Clay Roesch | April 3, 2020

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FFCRA: Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act

By Robert Roesch | April 2, 2020

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Enforcing a Settlement Agreement in Florida

By Clay Roesch | April 10, 2019

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Who Can a Trustee Turn to For Advice?

By Clay Roesch | May 3, 2016

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Defenses to A Foreign Judgment – Is Ineffective Service a Defense to The Domestication and Enforcement of An out Of Country Foreign Judgment

By Clay Roesch | Oct. 12, 2015

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Challenges to a Will or Trust Part IV – Undue Influence, Evidence and Inferences

By Clay Roesch | Sept. 4, 2015

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Challenges to A Will or Trust Part III – Undue Influence and Active Procurement of Testamentary Documents or Gifts

By Clay Roesch | Aug. 27, 2015

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