Meet Tony Clayton

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.

Career Background

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.

Hundreds of Millions of Dollars
Won for Our Clients

  • $117 Million Ambulance Accident
    Source: The Advocate 8/12/2012. Suit No. 70538 Division D 18th JDC Parish of Iberville.
  • $51.5 Million Semi-Truck Accident
    $51.5 million jury verdict for a woman with severe injuries after being struck by a semi-truck.
  • $21.7 Million Brain Injury
    $21.7 million verdict in Iberville, brain injuries after fall.
  • $18.5 Million Plant Explosion
    $18.5 million verdict for Geismar plant explosion survivors.
  • $15.5 Million Plant Explosion
    $15.4 million verdict secured for injured Geismar plant workers.
  • $11.9 Million Motor Vehicle Accident
    $11.9 million jury verdict on behalf of a man with severe injuries caused by a preventable accident.
  • $10.5 Million Personal Injury
    $10.5 million jury verdict for damage to a dock from runaway barges (CEMUS).
  • $8.1 Million Motor Vehicle Accident
    $8.1 million jury verdict for a man who sustained serious injuries during a motor vehicle accident.
  • $6.1 Million Burn Injury
    $6.1 million jury verdict for WBR man severely burned while on the job.

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Meet Tony Clayton

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