Ad Astra is extremely happy to welcome the newest member of our all-star team, Senior Counsel Trina Clayton! Trina is a seasoned civil litigation attorney with a history of representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of matters including product liability, employment, personal injury, family law and complex litigation.  She has represented individual litigants as well as small businesses and multi-million dollar corporations.  Ms. Clayton is an experienced courtroom litigator and frequently appears in both state and federal court.  Always mindful of the economic risks and realities of trial, however, she actively strives for early resolution of cases whenever practicable through mediation, negotiation and other avenues of pre-trial settlement in order to obtain the best result for her clients.

Ms. Clayton is a California native, born and raised in Carmel Valley.  She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from California Polytechnic State University and her Juris Doctorate from the University of San Francisco.  Ms. Clayton is a proud member of the San Francisco Bar Association, Employment Law Section member, American Associate of University Women, Commonwealth Club, ArtPoint and the San Francisco Symphony.