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Clay Butler

Energy and utilities Attorney at Austin, TX

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 17 years
    State TX
    Acquired 2006
    Not Eligible to Practice - Administrative Suspension No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Clay

Learn Clay’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Energy and utilities
    Practice is focused on Renewable Energy Law and Clean Tech Law

  2. Business

  3. Construction and development

  4. Real estate

    16 years



Urged by his desire and hard-workmentality, Clay A. Butler, after working for two different and wellrespected law firms, where he garnished valuable courtroom andtransactional experience, decided to open The Butler Firm. A clientfocused law firm in the central Texas area.


Clay A. Butlerenlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps as an infantryman at the early age of17. It was there that Clay began to learn the underlying principleswhich helped construct the foundation of the The Butler Firm into whatit is today. Those principles are: Honesty; Organization; andPreparation.


Clay firmly believes that with these fundamentalprinciples along with a strong work ethic and hard-earned experience,success and results will flow down to The Butler Firm's clients.




Inlaw school, Clay graduated near the top of his class. He was a finalistin multiple mock trial competitions and was invited to join Phi DeltaPhi, an internationally known legal honor society. Clay was alsoawarded a partial scholorship based on his legal brief writing skills.


Afterlaw school Clay joined a medium sized law firm outside of Ft. Worth,Texas. Acknowledging his legal knowledge and hard work attitude, themanaging partner of the firm immediately gave Clay his own case loadand client base. During this time Clay represented all forms ofbusinesses and handled everything from general litigation to complexcontract work.


Clay eventually moved back home to Austin, Texaswhere he started The Butler Firm. Currently, The Butler Firm representsnumerous businesses and inviduals throughout the central Texas the managing partner has allowed Clay to develop invaluableexperience directly benefiting The Butler Firm's current and futureclients.


Besides being a lawyer, Clay Butler is an entrepreneurand business owner himself and he understands the needs andrequirements to successfully develop and run a business. In hisdowntime Clay enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife, Salina, andis looking forward to starting a family.

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Clay Butler
1601 Rio Grande St
Ste 331
Austin, TX, 78701


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Posted by anonymous | January 2, 2009
Larry Fox -- CEO
Clay has been very help[ful in guiding me with the right choices for my company. He is honest, up front with all costs so there are no surprises and very trustworthy. I would recommend the Butler Law firm to anyonme.


  • Hourly Rates $ 185-250 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 6.6 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • The Butler Firm, PLLC
  • 2008 - Present
  • Sergeant
  • United States Marine Corps
  • 1995 - 1999


  • St Mary's University of San Antonio School of Law
  • Juris Doctorate
  • 2006


  • Texas Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Attorney endorsements

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Business Attorney | Mar 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Mr. Butler is a dedicated attorney with a wide range of experience. He combines a measured tone with individual dedication to his clients and a desire to build long term fruitful business relationships"
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