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Clay's experience includes representing corporations and individuals in business formation, contract negotiation and dispute resolution, employer/employee relations, and private discrimination litigation, including race, age, national origin, gender, disability and §1983 actions against the government.  He has extensive involvement in mediation and arbitration, and has litigated at all levels of federal and state courts throughout the country.


He has assisted corporate clients in developing and implementing corporate compliance programs, employee handbooks, along with educating his clients to be pro-active in their compliance responsibilities.


Clay has broad experience representing both individuals and companies, particularly health care entities in civil, criminal and regulatory matters surrounding heath care licensure law, peer review, Civil Rights claims, Qui Tam (citizen suits) matters and civil RICO.


Practice areas


  1. Contracts: 60%
    12 years, 100 cases
  2. Discrimination: 15%
    17 years, 30 cases
  3. Civil Rights: 15%
    17 years, 20 cases
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    23 years, 200 cases


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Culotta & Culotta LLP

815 E Market St
New Albany, IN, 47150-2917


INActive In Good Standing200707/03/2016
DCActive 200607/06/2016
LAEligible to practice law199307/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
America's Premier LawyersFortune Magazine2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerCulotta & Culotta, LLP2005 - Present
Prosecuting AttorneyLouisiana Department Of Justice1996 - 1999
Assistant District AttorneySt. Charles District Attorney1994 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
• Clark County Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
• District of Columbia Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present
• Louisiana Bar AssociationN/A1993 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationN/A2013 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Virmani v. Novant Health Incorporated, 259 F.3d 284; 2001 U.S. App. LEXIS 17123Successful Appeal
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Louisiana State UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1993