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Clayton Carlson

Associate

3300 Wells Fargo Center, 90 South Seventh Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402-4140

Bar Admissions

Minnesota
U.S. District Court
  • Minnesota

Leadership & Community

  • Twin Cities Diversity in Practice: Racial Equity Challenge – 2021 Certified
  • Maslon UPLIFT: Legal Institute for Teens: Volunteer Coach
  • Community Mediation Clinic, University of Minnesota Law School: Volunteer

Overview

Clayton Carlson works with clients on a wide range of litigation matters, focusing primarily on real estate and general corporate disputes.

In his real estate practice, he assists commercial landlords and tenants in resolving all forms of disputes, including lease disputes and eviction matters. Clayton helps property owners litigate and protect their rights when facing eminent domain proceedings and disputes with governmental entities. He also represents construction companies and design professionals in defective design and construction disputes. In his general business litigation work, Clayton focuses on serving corporate clients with a variety of needs, including representing both plaintiffs and defendants on breach of contract, fraud, and other tort claims.

Additionally, Clayton represents primarily white-collar defendants in criminal matters, and he assists corporations with internal investigations, as well as with responding to government subpoenas and other forms of inquiry. In all practice areas, his strategic insight and exceptional attention to detail have made him a trusted advocate for clients.

Clayton received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School, where he served as a staff member and managing editor of the Minnesota Law Review. He spent his last semester as judicial extern to the Honorable Magistrate Judge Tony N. Leung at the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. Clayton earned his bachelor's degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Honors

North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2020 (North Star Lawyer is a designation that recognizes members who provide 50 hours or more of pro bono legal services in a calendar year.)

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