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.
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.
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
J.D., Summa Cum Laude, University of Miami Law School
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Professional Associations & Memberships
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)