Clayton ("Tex") Pasley

Senior Associate | Chicago


Clayton (“Tex”) is a skilled attorney with a background in complex litigation matters involving a variety of federal and state laws, including representing plaintiffs and whistleblowers in class action, civil rights, and qui tam cases.  He has significant experience with all stages of discovery, including overseeing document reviews, drafting discovery requests, leading document production negotiations with opposing counsel, and drafting motions to compel and mediation statements.  

Some of Tex’s recent work experience includes:

  • Representing clients under civil rights, employment, and consumer protection statutes
  • Drafting and negotiating ESI protocols
  • Taking and defending depositions, including a 30(b)(6) deposition
  • Coordinating productions of discovery stored on phones and other devices

Prior to joining Redgrave LLP, Tex was an associate at Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd.  He also served as a legal fellow at the Shriver Center on Poverty Law, where he litigated and investigated Fair Housing Act challenges, and was a staff attorney at No Exceptions Prison Collective.  Tex was a law clerk to the Hon. Pamela L. Reeves of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee.


Tex is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and serves on the Young Professionals Board at the Law Center for Better Housing.


Tex received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and his B.A. from St. John’s College (Maryland).  During law school, Tex served as the Senior Executive Editor of the Virginia Journal of Social Policy & Law.  He also received the Claire Corcoran Award for Extraordinary Commitment to Public Service and the Class of 2017 Pro Bono Award.  Tex is admitted to practice in Illinois.