Robert R. Clayton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Manhattan Beach, CA

Taylor & Ring
 | 1230 Rosecrans Ave, Suite 360
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Phone: 310-209-4100
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2006 - 2011
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

As a partner at Taylor & Ring, Robert R. Clayton is dedicated to representing clients in Los Angeles, California, and throughout the state of California. He focuses his practice on personal injury, generally handling cases that involve motorcycle and motor vehicle accidents, scalding/burns, sexual abuse, assault and battery of customers by security guards, products liability, premises liability and wrongful death. Mr. Clayton also accepts cases involving employee discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace.

As an undergraduate student at California State University, Northridge, Mr. Clayton was honored with the Jenniellen Ferguson Memorial Award for academic excellence. After he graduated with a Bachelors of Art in political science, he attended Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. While in law school, Mr. Clayton was the managing editor of the Loyola Entertainment Law Journal. He graduated in 1999 with a Juris Doctor.

Mr. Clayton began his career defending companies for insurance firms, where he gained in-depth knowledge regarding how insurance companies evaluate claims. In his current practice, he draws on this valuable experience to help him passionately advocate for his clients and their rights. Understanding the impact that serious personal injuries can have on victims and their families, Mr. Clayton approaches each case with sensitivity. He strives to help his clients achieve the most favorable outcomes possible to their legal issues. Over the course of his career, Mr. Clayton has obtained several multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients. He has an Avvo "Superb" rating.

Staying active in the legal community is a priority for Mr. Clayton. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Consumer Attorneys of California, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers' Charities.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Civil Litigation (30%)

Personal Injury - Products (20%): Products Liability

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products: Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2006 - 2011

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About Robert Clayton

Admitted 1999, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.taylorring.com/Attorneys/Robert-R-Clayton.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Selected, Southern California Super Lawyers (2012 – present)
  • Southern California as listed on the Rising Stars list by Southern California Super Lawyers
  • Recipient of the Jenniellen Ferguson Memorial Award for Academic Excellence, California State University

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association (ABA), Member
  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities (LATLC), Member
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), Member
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC), Member
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), Member
  • State Bar of California, Member
  • Law Journal: Loyola Entertainment Law Journal, Managing Editor, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $1 million for a 43-year old woman who fell at the home of choreographer/singer Paula Abdul
  • $1 million for the wrongful death of a single, adult male assaulted by a security guard who was only survived by his elderly mother
  • $1.1 million for a 52-year old man who sustained a back injury when rear-ended in stop-and-go traffic
  • $1.5 million for the wrongful death of a single, undocumented adult male who fell to his death at a condominium
  • $1.5 million for a 51-year old man that fractured his hip in a motorcycle accident
  • $1.75 million for an elderly woman who fractured her hip and ribs after being struck by a hit-and-run driver at a medical building
  • $2.1 million for the wrongful death of a 79-year old woman who died after being scalded in her apartment shower
  • $3.5 million from a trucking company and the State of California for the wrongful death of a motorcyclist after an intersection accident
  • $4.25 million from the County of Los Angeles for a 45-year old man whose foot was amputated by a train
  • $4.5 million for a 65-year old man that was left paralyzed as a result of a defective manlift
  • $5 million for a 52-year old woman that was left paralyzed in a motorcycle accident

Educational Background:

  • California State University

Industry Groups

  • Consumer Attorneys Association Of Los Angeles (CAALA)
  • Consumer Attorneys Of California (CAOC)
  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities (LATLC)
  • State Bar Of California
  • The American Association For Justice (AAJ)
  • The American Bar Association
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    Office Location for Robert R. Clayton

    1230 Rosecrans Ave
    Suite 360
    Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

    Phone: 310-209-4100

     

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