Claire, born Casey Herbert, never knew her father and her mother never spoke of him except to curse angrily. Her mother was a drunk and absent at the best of times.
While no one told Claire exactly what killed her mother it's pretty certain it was alcohol poisoning. Her absent father's estranged sister adopts the lost little girl.
August, 1994 - May, 1998
After graduating High school Claire loses touch with her family, having never grown close to them.
August 1998 - December 2000
Claire attends college under full scholarship. Having little to no social life she powers through and finishes her Bachelor's in just two and a half years.
January 2001 - December 2003
Claire attends Harvard and graduates with honors. She has an offer to practice which she accepts.
June 8, 2005
Claire dies for the first time, murdered by her then boyfriend (now ex).
A New Start
After changing her name Claire begins a career in the Real Estate business with exceptional success. Her practices may or may not be ethically questionable.
After ruthlessly scaling the corporate ladder Claire becomes a named partner in the TSG Legal division.
Till Death Do We Part
February 2004 - August 8, 2005
Not long after Casey begins practicing at a law firm in New York she meets and falls into a relationship with a young socialite. Their relationship is tumultuous at best. While on a trip to Aruba one summer things take a tragic turn.
The Pink Ladies
November 2005 - June 2007
When dying wasn't the end of the story Casey found herself at a loss on how to rebuild her life. She relocates to Houston where she meets two women in group therapy. The three of them bond over their dysfunctional lives.
Most Awkward Rebound Ever
November 2006 - April 2007
Claire decides to give up men with disastrous results.
Claire is brought into the Accord by Lena. It's not so much that she really believes in fighting the good fight, but now that she knows the Truth what option does she have?
Claire is hired by the TSG and begins working for their legal department.