Clayton “Clay” O. Knowles represents clients in matters related to insurance coverage, commercial litigation, property insurance, automobile liability, arson and fraud and premises liability. He has defended some of Georgia’s most prominent insurance companies and their insureds in litigation involving automobile policies, homeowners’ policies and commercial general liability policies. He has effectively litigated complex matters through trial and defended coverage disputes around Georgia.

Clay is experienced in handling depositions, hearings and trials related to first- and third-party insurance litigation. He also drafts and argues dispositive motions, evaluates coverage issues and defenses, and negotiates settlements across all areas of his practice. Clay achieves success in the courtroom by combining his skill in evaluating claims with an aggressive approach to defending his clients.

Clay is responsive, detail oriented, honest and straightforward with his clients. He always puts the client's interests first and tirelessly works toward achieving successful outcomes in an expedient and efficient manner.


  • State Bar of Georgia


Clay is an avid sports fan and enjoys music, movies, golf, cooking, traveling and spending time with his wife, Kate.


Bar Admittances

  • Georgia


University of Georgia School of Law (J.D., 2014)

University of Georgia (B.B.A., 2011)

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