Clayton Cain approaches each case with a mindset similar to one that earned him recognition as a collegiate All-American, on the baseball field and in the classroom. with Preparation, Persistence, and Production.
Clayton is a Lawrenceville native and believes in the power of community. Clayton is a member of the Gwinnett County Baseball Hall of Fame and earned All-American honors during his playing days at Valdosta State University. While earning his master’s degree in sports administration at Georgia State University, he served as a graduate assistant baseball coach and coached youth baseball.
The law first intrigued Clayton while he worked for an Atlanta sports agent and led him to Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law. While attending Samford University Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama, Clayton became involved in Cumberland’s renown trial program. Clayton likened the competitiveness of trial to athletics and realized that he wanted to be a trial lawyer. While clerking for Judge Tom King in Jefferson County, Alabama, Clayton observed numerous trials where personal injury attorneys passionately advocated for their clients and he knew that was his calling.
Cain obtained his law degree in 2015, then moved to Atlanta and worked for a well-known personal injury firm that specialized in catastrophic and wrongful death cases. He returned to Lawrenceville to establish Cain Injury Law and serve the community he calls home. Over the last 3 years, Clayton has recovered millions of dollars for his clients.
Cain is proud to stand up for hardworking, everyday people against insurance giants. “My clients are in a serious time of need,” he says. “They’re getting pushed around, and it’s our job to push back.”
At Cain Injury Law, we prepare every case for trial. Our team puts extensive work and resources into preparing our cases so we can advocate effectively on behalf of our clients who find themselves facing off against deep-pocketed insurance companies. We are committed to representing individuals and families whose lives have been forever changed by accidents that could have been prevented. Every client we represent immediately become a part of our family at Cain Injury Law. We understand their needs and deploy the resources to fight for the full and fair compensation they deserve.
Super Lawyers, a rating service of lawyers who have attained a high degree of professional achievement and peer recognition, selected Cain as one of its Rising Stars for 2020. He also serves on an advisory board with the Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce.
When not in court, Cain enjoys golfing, hiking, camping, and spending time with his wife, Jessica; their son, Ridge; and chocolate Lab, Luna.
Clients praise him for his professionalism as well as his compassion. He feels privileged to represent them. “We have a crucial responsibility to represent injured individuals and families against insurance companies” Cain says. “The civil justice system is under attack every day and it is our job to not back down from the deep-pocketed insurance companies and provide our clients with the hope and results they deserve.”
Valdosta State University, Bachelor’s Degree in General Studies, 2010
National Coaches All-American;
National Baseball Writers All-American;
ESPN the Magazine Academic All-American
Georgia State University, Master of Science in Sports Administration, 2012
Samford University Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 2015
Cumberland National Trial Team;
American Journal of Trial Advocacy;
Cumberland Caruther’s Fellow;
Trial Advocacy Executive Board;
Career Development Advisory Board;
Sports and Entertainment Law Society–President
United States District Court – Northern District of Georgia
AWARDS AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2020, 2021
Voted Best Personal Injury Firm in Gwinnett 2018, 2019, 2020
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Alabama Association of Justice
Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce Advisory Board
Gwinnett County Bar Association