Zachary D. Clayton
Zachary D. Clayton was born and raised in Las Vegas. Zachary grew up and attended Las Vegas Academy of Visual and Performing Arts and graduated in 2004. Upon graduation, Zachary joined the United States Marine Corps Reserve where he trained to be a driver of large supply trucks. In 2007, Zachary was deployed in Iraq in support of the Operation Iraqi Freedom. Upon return from Iraq, Zachary earned his B.S. of Marketing from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2011. Soon after Zachary began studying at William S. Boyd School of Law and graduated with his J.D. in 2014. While in law school, Zachary won a school-wide competition for negotiations. Zachary went on to the regional competition and placed 5th among over 30 competitors from various law schools. In his career, Zachary has defended the rights of individuals, in both civil and criminal matters, as well as protected the interests of local companies. In doing so, Zachary refined his talent for writing to higher courts and has drafted legal arguments that were considered by the Nevada District Court, Nevada Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.