Roger Clayton joined Higgs Fletcher & Mack in 2015 after working for a boutique business and employment law firm. Mr. Clayton is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Health Care practice groups. He represents and advises corporations and public entities in complex business litigation. A significant part of Mr. Clayton’s practice includes defending healthcare providers in matters of professional liability.
Licensed in California and Illinois, Mr. Clayton has experience in corporate compliance, litigation strategy and professional liability defense. He routinely takes advantage of the economic benefits and pragmatism of alternate dispute resolution. Mr. Clayton strives to provide the most diligent, cost-conscientious service possible.
After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with degrees in Philosophy, Anthropology and African Studies, Mr. Clayton went on to receive his Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law where he earned the prestigious United States Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Highest Merit Scholarship.
Mr. Clayton received the American Jurisprudence Awards for Legal Skills I, Legal Skills II, Medical Malpractice Litigation and the Clinical Internship Practicum where he assisted in-house counsel for a large health care system. He earned a Pro Bono Public Service Award for his work as an extern for the Honorable John A. Houston.
Outside of work, Mr. Clayton is an accomplished tennis player who enjoys backpacking, basketball and quality time with family and friends.