Clayton Burgess opened his own practice in 1999. He is an impressive trial advocate as he has successfully tried and won numerous large dollar verdicts. He has been included on lists such as “America’s Premier Lawyers” and has received wide media coverage in reputed magazines such as Forbes and Newsweek. His success can be attributed to the tireless devotion to his work.
Clay Burgess handles a wide array of complex personal injury, wrongful death, admiralty, and employment litigations. He has considerable experience in appellate cases against large companies. He practices in Louisiana and Texas. Apart from this, he also practices in the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is known for his in-depth knowledge in the area of personal injury litigations.
Formerly, he served on the Board of Governors for the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association. Clay is also an esteemed member of organizations such as the State Bar of Louisiana, the State Bar of Texas, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, and the Lafayette Bar Association. He is a highly sought after speaker on personal injury cases.
He attended college at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. He attended the Paul M. Herbert Law Center at Louisiana State University after receiving the Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Arizona.
Clay Burgess was semi-finalist in the Louisiana State University Flory Trial Competition during 1993-1994. He received his Juris Doctor in 1994.