Driven by his passion for complex commercial cases, Clay is a litigator recognized for his strong advocacy and effective disputes resolution. He maintains a commercial litigation practice with a particular focus on energy matters, and achieves desired results for his clients using a thorough and detailed approach.
The scope of his work and broad industry experience brings him into close and regular contact with clients in the energy, renewables, mining, manufacturing, commercial leasing, and transportation sectors.
Committed and well-rounded, Clay regularly assists clients in effectively resolving disputes with counterparties, competitors, debtors and creditors, service providers and suppliers as well as disputes amongst shareholders, directors, and other corporate stakeholders.
With proven ability in the court room and effective cross-examination skills, Clay can also draw on many years of dispute resolution experience to bring favorable results to clients. Clients can rely on his ability to deliver a strong litigation strategy and provide solution-oriented, practical advice.
Clay's natural advocacy skills help him customize client experience. He provides value through a high standard of service, delivering a thorough explanation of each step in the litigation process. He also ensures all issues are systematically analyzed and discusses all potential recourse and avenues for resolution.
Clay has acted as lead counsel on numerous arbitration matters, and has appeared as lead counsel before all levels of court in Alberta and both the trial and appeal divisions of the Federal Court of Canada.