Clay Sullivan

Clay W. Sullivan


Prior to pursuing a legal career, Clay worked in the emergency services field for 15 years as a Paramedic. He has provided pre-hospital and emergency department care to the sick and injured in both rural and urban settings. He is also a U.S. Navy veteran and served as a Corpsman with a U.S. Marine Corps infantry battalion deploying to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

He joined Robertson, Beasley, Shipley & Robinson, PLLC, in 20 l7, working primarily in insurance defense litigation. He has experience in defending bodily injury and property damage claims, uninsured and underinsured claims, premises liability claims, product liability claims, breach of contract allegations, bad faith litigation, and various intentional tort cases. His practice also includes plaintiff personal injury representation and medical malpractice. Clay's medical background is uncommon in the legal field, and this gives him a unique perspective when advocating for clients.

Clay lives in Fayetteville with his wife, Marissa, and their three young sons. They enjoy spending time in the great outdoors and assisting with their children's youth sports programs. He leads a local Cub Scout pack and is involved with multiple veteran organizations.


Loyola University Chicago School of law, Chicago, IL (LL.M., 2020) University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville, AR (J.D., 2016) Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR (B.S., 2010)

Admitted to Practice

Arkansas (2017)
U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas (2017)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit (2020)


Washington County Bar Association Arkansas Bar Association

Military Honors

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Combat Valor distinction United States Marine Corps - Combat Action Ribbon
Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal Good Conduct Medal
National Defense Service Medal Afghanistan Campaign Medal Global War on Terrorism Medal Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
Marine Corps Overseas Deployment Ribbon x 2 NATO Medal x 2

Legal Honors

Mid-South Super Lawyers - Rising Star (2021, 2022)

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