Clayton, Fay
1946 -

Born: 1946 in New Jersey
Ethnicity: White/Caucasian
Professional Facts

Practice Area:
Civil Rights
Antitrust Law
Civil Rights and Liberties
Antitrust Litigation
Legal Education:
Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1978
Positions During Her Career:
Worked at the law firm of Sachnoff, Weaver & Rubenstein (1977-1987, partner since 1982)
Joined Davis, Miner, Barnhill, and Galland as a partner (1986-1989)
Began and was partner at Robinson, Curley, and Clayton (1989-?)
Joined the Chicago Women's Liberation Movement
On the boards of the American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood, the Chicago Foundation for Women, the Fund for Justice, and the Women's Issues Network
President of the board of directors of the Chicago Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
NOW's "Women of Courage" award for her work on the NOW v. Scheidler case (1994)
"Choice Campaign Award" from the National Council of Jewish women (1994)
Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Civil Rights Award from the Anti-Defamation League (1995)
American Jewish Congress's "Distinguished Leadership Award"
Chicago-Kent College of Law honored her with an award in her name (1993)

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