Clayton F. Farrell
Clay’s practice concentrates on multi-party, complex litigation, including litigation in the areas of environmental torts, product liability, toxic torts, and emerging claims. His trial experience spans over four decades and includes trying approximately 100 cases to verdict. He serves as national coordinating counsel for a number of corporate clients and has served as a director on the board and as an officer of a lawyer’s professional liability insurer. Clay was a founding member of the Asbestos Trust Fund Services (ATFS) Group which was organized to provide counsel and guidance in the interpretation and implementation of the asbestos bodily injury claims process under the national Fairness in Asbestos Injury Resolution, (FAIR) Act. He is a founding member of the Asbestos Liability Risk Analysis (ALRA) Group, a team of highly experienced defense lawyers who have represented international, national, regional, and local defendants in asbestos litigation in every major jurisdiction in the United States for over 30 years.
Founding Member, Asbestos Trust Fund Services (ATFS) Group
Founding Member, Asbestos Liability Risk Analysis (ALRA) Group
Fellow, Michigan Bar Foundation
Member, Tort and Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association
Member, Environmental Law Section of the American Bar Association
Member, Law Practice Management Section of the American Bar Association
Member, Negligence Section of the State Bar of Michigan
Member, Oakland County Bar Association
Member, Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
Member, Defense Research Institute (Industry Wide Litigation Committee)
Member, Association of Defense Trial Counsel
Member, Forum for Environmental and Toxic Tort Issues
Clay has lectured on trial practice, legal malpractice and asbestos litigation.