Clay’s practice focuses on private securities offerings, venture capital financings, corporate finance, securities law compliance and general corporate and LLC matters. He primarily advises high-growth start-ups in the information technology and biotechnology industries, as well as the angel investors and VC funds that back them, in matters ranging from initial formation and funding, to ongoing business operations and exit.
A native of Raleigh, Clay received his J.D., with honors, from the University of North Carolina School of Law. While in law school, Clay served as a staff member and editor of the North Carolina Law Review. Clay earned his B.A. in Economics, with a second major in History, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Awards & Recognitions
- Listed among Business North Carolina Magazine Legal Elite: Business (2019)