On January 22, 1996, Mr. Ray
joined the firm as a Partner. On January 3, 1997, Mr. Ray
became a Named Partner and the law firm of Daw & Associates
became Daw & Ray as it is known today. Mr. Ray has been Board
Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal
Specialization since 1991 and has achieved Martindale-Hubbell’s
highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards based on
both judicial and peer review.
Mr. Ray has tried cases in
State Courts in Houston and surrounding areas and has represented
clients in litigation throughout the state. He has also successfully
handled appellate matters in front of Texas Courts of Appeals
and the Supreme Court of Texas.
Mr. Ray’s practice has migrated toward
defending catastrophic and multi-party litigation. Mr. Ray recently
directed the representation of a shoring contractor in fifteen
different lawsuits for wrongful deaths, personal injuries and
property damages arising out of the collapse of a shopping mall.
Mr. Ray also handled the defense of a national crane company against
allegations of negligence and breach of contract, causing property
damages in excess of fifteen million dollars. He also obtained
the summary dismissal of all claims brought by 2,800 plaintiffs
against a client who manufactured insulation materials used in
two nuclear power plants in Texas.