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Ray’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and appellate matters, including statutory/regulatory disputes, class action, commercial licensing/intellectual property, financial services, products liability and mass torts, employment discrimination, telecommunications and other litigation. He has had lead responsibility for more than 200 appellate matters in the state and federal courts, has argued numerous cases before the United States Supreme Court, California Supreme Court, federal circuits and state appellate courts, and has played a significant strategic and advocacy role in numerous complex commercial litigations at the trial court level. Prior to joining Reed Smith, Ray served for years as a Deputy Attorney General in the Office of the California Attorney General.

Awards & Recognition

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America (2009 - Present)
  • Listed, Super Lawyers of Northern California (2005 - Present)
  • Chambers-ranked for California Litigation: Appellate (2015 - Present)