Attorney Tony Clayton
Personal Injury Attorney with Hundreds of Millions in Results
Tony Clayton represents families and individuals in a variety of personal injury cases. He graduated from Southern University’s Law Center and was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar in 1991. Clayton represents clients in a wide variety of legal matters, securing hundreds of millions for his clients in some of the largest verdicts in the state. He continues to help the people of New Orleans. Tony Clayton has had the privilege of serving the courts in other areas of the law, including District Court Judge for Louisiana Supreme Court and Special Prosecutor for East Baton Rouge Parish.
Clayton has developed skills while working on a variety of practice areas, including:
- Personal Injury
- Business Litigation
- Maritime & Offshore
- Nursing Home Neglect
- Toxic Torts
Tony Clayton's Victories
Clayton has been recognized for numerous achievements throughout his career. He won his first million dollar case just five years after passing the bar. In 2018, he won 3 cases that netted more than $81 million in settlements and verdicts. Clayton is also known for his prosecution of serial killer Derrick Todd Lee, who was convicted of second-degree murder and died in 2016 while serving a life sentence at Angola Louisiana State. He also prosecuted Louisiana’s second-most notorious serial killer, Sean Gillis, who is currently serving a life sentence at Angola as well.
Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
- Juris Doctorate cum laude (1991)
Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
- B.A. in Political Science (1988)
Professional Associations & Memberships
- Southern University Law Center Alumni Organization
- American Inns of Court, Barrister
- Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance Board
- Louisiana District Attorney Association
Tony Clayton has over 20 years of experience, and has successfully helped clients receive the best possible results for their case. Clayton is proud to continue serving the people of New Orleans and assisting them with the extensive knowledge and experience he has attained over the years.