Clancey served in the U.S. Army for nearly a decade. In 2009, he was named the U.S. Army's Soldier of the Year after competing against thousands of other soldiers in the U.S. Army's Best Warrior Competition. Clancey went on to deploy to Iraq and Afghanistan with the 1st Infantry Division as an All-Source Intelligence Analyst. He was awarded the Bronze Star for counter-terrorism operations in Afghanistan.

During his enlistment with the U.S. Army, Clancey earned a B.A. in Intelligence Studies at the American Military University, graduating cum laude. He earned his law degree at the University of Utah in 2019. After law school, Clancey clerked for the Honorable Judge David Mortensen on the Utah Court of Appeals.

Clancey brings his military-honed attention to detail and analytical prowess to the practice of law. His legal practice is primarily focused on litigating complex commercial disputes and high-stake tort claims for plaintiffs. Clancey also provides experienced appellate representation in complex civil cases.

Since Clancey began to practice law in 2019, his successes in arbitration, through litigation, at trial and on appeal have resulted in judgments, awards, and settlements for his clients amounting in nearly thirty million dollars. He was recognized as a Super Lawyer's Mountain States Rising Stars in 2023 and 2024.

Clancey serves as a member of the Character and Fitness Committee for Admission to the Utah State Bar. He has been an active volunteer with religious and youth groups in his community for more than 20 years. Clancey lives in Tooele County with his wife and three children, where they enjoy backyard beekeeping.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Contract Disputes
  • Complex Civil Appeals


  • 2023 Mountain States Rising Star



  • Utah State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah


  • Judicial Clerk, Judge David Mortensen, Utah Court of Appeals
  • Judicial Intern, Judge Carolyn McHugh, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • Legal Clerk, Senator Orrin Hatch, United States Senate Judiciary Committee


  • J.D., University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, 2018
  • B.A., Intelligence Studies, American Military University, 2014