Clayton  J. Smith


Clayton focuses his practice on commercial litigation. His experience includes providing attorneys with analysis on significant legal concepts and researching relevant issues at each stage of the litigation process.

Before joining Dinsmore, Clayton worked as an intern at L&J Law Offices in Tokyo, Japan, where he assisted attorneys on international maritime and financial matters.

He received his J.D. from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law where he participated in the Protective Order Project, Business Law Society, Sports Law Society, and served on the board of the Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition.


  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law  (J.D., 2019)
  • University of Minnesota  (B.A., 2015)
    • Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio