A. Stephens Clay

Steve Clay has extensive experience in domestic and international arbitration disputes in Europe, Asia, the United States and Latin America, serving as an advocate and as an arbitrator. He was recently selected to serve a three-year term as one of ten U.S. representatives on the International Chamber of Commerce Commission on Arbitration (100 delegates worldwide). Mr. Clay also has trial and appellate experience in a broad range of business litigation matters, including contract and other commercial litigation, business tort actions, antitrust and patent infringement actions. Mr. Clay is a certified mediator with 35 years of experience in alternative dispute resolution. He has served as a mediator and as an advocate in mediating a wide variety of commercial disputes, is certified by the CPR International Institute and has 30 hours of mediation training.

Mr. Clay has served as co-counsel with prominent barristers from the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong and other countries. He also has worked closely with other leading international arbitration specialists throughout the world. Mr. Clay was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Alternative Dispute Resolution, Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial Litigation in 2015 and each of the 14 years immediately preceding. He was also named a 2015 "Atlanta Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Bet-the-Company Litigation by The Best Lawyers in America®. Mr. Clay was recognized in The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers for 2009. He was recognized for Commercial Litigation in the 2014 and the five years immediately preceding editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business and in 2011, he was listed as a Senior Statesman for Commercial Litigation. Mr. Clay was named a Georgia "Super Lawyer" in the areas of Business Litigation, International and Antitrust Litigation Law in 2009 and again in Business Litigation Law in 2013 and the three years immediately preceding. He has been named as one of Georgia Trend's 2012 "Legal Elite" for Appellate Law. In 2011, Mr. Clay was recognized for receiving the Anti-Defamation League's Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2008, 2011, 2014 and 2015, he was recognized by Benchmark: Litigation as a Georgia "Litigation Star" and is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

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Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) Complex Business Litigation, 3) Cross Border Transactions, 4) Alternative Dispute Resolution, 5) Product Liability, 6) Antitrust & Trade Regulation, 7) Appellate & Supreme Court, 8) Corporate Governance, 9) Class Actions and 10) Antitrust & Trade Regulation
Law School University of Virginia School of Law (J.D., 1967)
Admitted Year 1970
Education Yale University (B.A., 1964)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, Georgia State Bar Association, Pennsylvania State Bar Association
Most recent firm Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
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