Originally from Washington State, with a brief childhood stint in Jackson Hole in the mid-1970s, Clay decided to return to Wyoming when he graduated from Gonzaga Law School in 1997. Clay and his wife Sarah, along with their three sons, currently enjoy all that Jackson has to offer, spending their free time at the youth athletic fields, trail running, mountain biking, skiing, paddle-boarding, backpacking, fly fishing, bird hunting, and otherwise trying to take advantage of all that Jackson has to offer.
Clay focuses his practice in the areas of estate and tax planning, business planning, situs planning, and trust and estate administration. Clay began his legal career in 1997, and at all times since then has developed his practice in Teton County, Wyoming. Clay is a Fellow with the American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel (ACTEC), and received a Martindale-Hubble “AV-Preeminent” peer review rating from other practicing attorneys.
Clay currently serves as a director of the Center for the Arts as well as the Teton County Search and Rescue Foundation. Clay has previously served as a Director of the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole, Teton County Housing Authority and a member of Jackson Hole Kiwanis. Clay recently retired as a Lieutenant from Jackson Hole Fire/EMS.