Clay Jackson is an associate in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group where he represents clients in complex business disputes, securities and shareholder litigation, antitrust matters, and government investigations. He’s also involved in the firm’s pro bono initiatives and is an advocate for constitutional rights and wrongful conviction relief.
Prior to joining the firm, Clay served as a law clerk to Chief U.S. District Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. of the Eastern District of Arkansas, U.S. Magistrate Judge Jon A. York of the Western District of Tennessee, and Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge Diane K. Vescovo of the Western District of Tennessee.
Clay earned his law degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law and a B.S. from Arkansas State University. During law school, he served as the Research Editor for the Memphis Law Review and completed externships with U.S. District Judge Jon P. McCalla of the Western District of Tennessee and U.S. Circuit Judge Bernice B. Donald of the Sixth Circuit.
Memphis Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
American Bar Association
University of Memphis Law Alumni Chapter
Tennessee Supreme Court — Attorney for Justice (2021)
Memphis Law Review — Research Editor
Humphreys Fellow — Research Assistant to Prof. Andrew J. McClurg
Dean’s Distinguished Service Gold Pro Bono Award
Finalist — Advanced Moot Court Competition
CALI Award in Criminal Procedure — Prof. Steve Mulroy
CALI Award in Conflict of Laws — Prof. John M. Newman