Clay is the Chair of Schiff Hardin’s LGBT Diversity Subcommittee. In that role, he is responsible for leading the firm’s outreach efforts to LGBT organizations and their members in the cities in which the firm has offices. Clay works with firm and practice group management and with the firm's diversity, recruiting and professional personnel committees to coordinate the firm's approach to LGBT professional development, staffing and work issues.
A member of Schiff Hardin’s Law Student Recruitment Committee, Clay served as the Co¬Chair of Schiff’s 2014 and Chair of the 2015 Summer Associate program. He will once again serve as Chair of the summer program in 2016.
He also is a member of the Equality Illinois Board of Directors, on which he serves as Secretary and member of the Executive Committee.