Clayton is Chair of the Financial Services Group and leads the Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Group. His practice focuses primarily on representing creditors in bankruptcy and commercial law cases. Clayton has extensive experience in defending creditors from preference actions in adversary proceedings throughout the United States including Delaware and the Southern District of New York in the following areas: Defense of Fraudulent Transfer Actions, Asset purchases or “363 sales”, Chapter Plan objections, Article 2 sales disputes, “and commercial collection and replevin actions.
His finance experience involves representing lenders, borrowers and investors in traditional commercial lending and venture capital financings as well as general corporate advice.
Clayton is a licensed Pennsylvania Title Insurance Agent and currently serves on the firm’s Hiring Committee.
Lawyer of the Year®, Best Lawyers, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2020
Best Lawyers in America®, 2014-present
Pennsylvania Rising Stars®, 2010
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®, 2013-present
Select Lawyers, 2014-2016
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Commercial Law League of America
National Association of Credit Managers
American Bankruptcy Institute
Pennsylvania Creditors Bar Association
Pennsylvania Title Insurance Agent
U.S. District Court – Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court – Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court