Clay Byrnes


  • location icon Walnut Creek, CA
    2185 N. California Blvd.
    Suite 300
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Clay Byrnes is a partner in the Walnut Creek office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Construction Practice. Mr. Byrnes represents contractors of various trades in complex construction defect litigation claims and pre-litigation matters. Since beginning his career, Clay has garnered a wealth of knowledge while working for construction defect firms in the East Bay. He has extensive experience in all phases of litigation and has helped clients resolve difficult cases and avoid protracted litigation through mediation and other alternative dispute resolution programs. 

Foreign Languages



  • State Bar Admissions
    • California
    • Nevada





  • Alameda County Bar Association
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association
  • National Association of the Remodeling Industry

Awards & Honors

Rising Star, Northern California Super Lawyers, 2017-2018


New England School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2010

  • Dean's List

University of Oregon

Bachelor of Arts, 2004

  • Dean's List

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