Orinda, CA WW/Press/September 8, 2017 – Clay Deanhardt, Entrepreneurial Attorney and Business Leader of Deanhardt Law Office was selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Top Attorneys of North America 2017 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
The accomplishments and achievements attained by Mr. Clay Deanhardt in the field of Legal Services warrants inclusion into The Top Attorneys of North America.The Deanhardt Law Office is dedicated to client service grounded in innovation and problem solving.With more than 20 years experience working in law and business for Silicon Valley companies, law firms and entrepreneurs, we help business of all types.For large companies, the Deanhardt Law Office offers an experienced, reasonably-priced alternative to large firms. For small businesses and startups, the Deanhardt Law Office can be a General Counsel, providing small businesses and startups the same high-quality focus that big companies get from in-house legal teams every day.
Clay Deanhardt is an attorney and entrepreneur who has lived and worked in San Francisco and Silicon Valley.Clay opened his own law practice in 2006 before returning to startup life as the Senior Director of Business Development and Associate General Counsel for Elance (now Elance-oDesk), where he helped create and launch the company’s Private Talent Cloud service. Clay’s experience includes business development, operations, management, deal making, commercial transactions, IP management, human resources, dispute resolution, company creation and corporate governance. He serves clients including startups, privately-held technology companies, publicly-traded international enterprises and local small businesses. His clients, in addition to those above, have included innovative technology, Internet, manufacturing and telecommunications companies such as Trimble Navigation Limited, LogLogic (acquired by Tibco), Cbeyond (acquired by Birch Communications), Peanut Labs, Cellotape, Invoca (formerly Ring Revenue) and the California Association of Competitive Telecommunications Companies.
Mr. Clay Deanhardt received his B.A. in English and Philosphy from East Carolina University- 1985-1988-Activities and Societies: ECU Ambassador, Managing Editior and General Manager of The East Carolinian, University Scholar, Graduate of Honors Program his J.D. from Harvard Law School, 1989-1992-Activities and Societies: Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, Coalition for Civil Rights. He is a member of the California Bar Association, a proud member of the Rotary Club of Orinda (Fund raising of over a million dollars for the Orinda Union School District)and actively involved in Bay Area civic affairs;he is Commissioner of the Orinda Parks and Recreation and has advised private company boards and served on the boards of several non-profit organizations.
Mr. Deanhardt believes in team leadership and loves coaching soccer.
The Who’s Who Directories, a New York based biographical publication company, distinguishes and profiles leading professionals who demonstrate recognizable success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of individual accomplishments and achievement within the North American community.