Shelton, Conn.-based Clayton Holdings LLC has hired Robert A. Harris as general counsel. In this role, Harris will be responsible for all legal and regulatory aspects of Clayton's businesses.
Harris joins Clayton with more than 25 years of legal experience as corporate counsel and in private-practice roles. He previously served as chief legal officer at OpHedge Investment Services LLC, a provider of comprehensive middle and back-office services to alternative-investment managers and funds. Harris' private-firm experience includes Zeldes, Needle & Cooper in Bridgeport, Conn., where he served as managing shareholder, and Levett Rockwood in Westport, Conn., where his practice concentrated on litigation, arbitration and mediation of complex commercial disputes.