Industry Expertise


Clay specializes in tax controversy and strategic planning, representing taxpayers under audit at the federal and state levels. He has more than 10 years of experience in IRS examinations, collections, alternate dispute resolution, and IRS appeals.

Clay’s experience with IRS practice and procedures—paired with technical knowledge of the Internal Revenue Code, Treasury Regulations, and case law—has helped clients resolve their examination while achieving the best possible result.

Selected Publications

  • "IRS Offers Settlement Opportunity for Select Microcaptive Insurers" (Moss Adams Alert, March 2020)
  • "What Taxpayers Should Know About the IRS’s Cryptocurrency Tax Guidance" (Moss Adams Insight, March 2020)
  • "Taxpayers May Benefit from IRS Enhancements, Corporate Legislation" (Moss Adams Alert, July 2019)
  • "Proposed IRS Regulations Provide Guidance for Investing in Qualified Opportunity Zones" (Moss Adams Insight, January 2019)
  • "IRS to Waive Underpayment Tax Penalties for Select Taxpayers Due to Tax Reform Changes" (Moss Adams Alert, January 2019)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Qualified Parking Expenses
    (Moss Adams Webcast, February 2019)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Texas


  • BS, psychology, University of Oklahoma
  • JD, law, University of Oklahoma
  • LLM, taxation, University of Florida