Christopher Clay is the senior manager legal operations for the legal department at the ACLU of Texas. He joined the legal department in April 2013.
Before his tenure at the ACLU of Texas, he worked for the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s office where he gained experience working with the Felony, Misdemeanor, Grand Jury, Appellate, and Intake Divisions. While there, he became the youngest head of legal support services for the Juvenile Division. He also worked directly with Child Advocates of Fort Bend and the Victim Witness Division, assisting with victim services and emotional support for victims from arrest through trial.
A native of Miami, Florida, and born to Panamanian/Cuban parents, Christopher is passionate about immigrants’ rights, voting, and promoting diversity and inclusion at the ACLU of Texas through its pipeline of legal talent.