Clay Cheshire specializes in complex civil litigation, including serious personal injury cases (involving catastrophic injuries or death) and business litigation (including contract, fraud and misrepresentation, and RICO cases). Prior to founding his own firm, Mr. Cheshire practiced for a decade at some of the larger law firms in the Southeast, primarily representing businesses, large and small. He now enjoys devoting his practice to representing individuals and businesses injured by negligence, malpractice, and bad acts.
Other lawyers have recognized Mr. Cheshire as one of the top lawyers in Georgia. For the last three years, other Georgia lawyers have voted Mr. Cheshire a Super Lawyer "Rising Star." Only 2.5% of lawyers in Georgia receive this honor, and this is a testament to Mr. Cheshire's reputation among his peers.
Mr. Cheshire enjoys trying cases throughout Georgia and the United States. He has litigation and trial experience in state and federal courts, including first-chair trial experience, both at the trial and appellate levels, as well as in arbitration and mediation proceedings. He was formerly associate national trial counsel for one of the largest firearms manufacturers in the world, handling product liability and complex, multi-party public nuisance litigation. He has served on the trial teams in complex matters involving public nuisance, product liability, securities fraud, consumer fraud, electric power agreements, and natural gas territory. He has also handled matters involving auto accidents, falls, medical and other professional negligence, and nursing home and long-term care negligence. He has obtained successful outcomes in matters like these, whether by verdict or pre-trial settlement.
Mr. Cheshire graduated from The University of Georgia School of Law, and has a B.A. from Louisiana State University.
Areas Of Practice
- Complex Civil Litigation
- Business Litigation
- Personal Injury
- University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
- Louisiana State University
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Super Lawyers, Rising Star