Ray is Of Counsel in the Newport News office, where he is a member of the Commercial, Real Estate Strategies, and Government & Municipal Law Practice Groups. A Peninsula native, he is a second-generation business and real estate lawyer representing municipalities, lenders, and individual clients.

    Recognition & Honors

    • Virginia’s Legal Elite; Virginia Business Magazine, 2016


    • Newport News Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Virginia State Bar; Former Member, Young Lawyers Division
    • Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate (HRACRE)
    • Oyster Rotary Club; Former Member of Board of Directors
    • Hampton Roads Academy; Trustee
    • Newport News Green Foundation; Member of Board of Directors
    • Colonial Virginia Boy Scouts of America; Member, Board of Directors; Past President, Board of Directors
    • Hampton Roads Chapter of the American Red Cross; Former Member
    • American Heart Association; Former Chair of Local Council
    • Peninsula Fine Arts Center; Past President, Former Member



    • University of Virginia; B.A., 1985
    • William & Mary Law School; J.D., 1988