Ray Seilie's practice focuses on efficiently and effectively helping his clients resolve complex commercial litigation across a breadth of substantive areas including technology, the environment, securities, education, banking, and finance. Ray has appeared in both state and federal court and has been involved in several bench and jury trials.
Ray also has significant experience representing clients in criminal matters, including criminal trials and pre-indictment investigations, during which he has provided compliance-related legal advice, conducted factual investigations, and prepared presentations to the government. He also served as a Deputy City Attorney for the City of Los Angeles, where he tried multiple cases to verdict as sole trial counsel.
Ray came to the firm after practicing for several years at Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP. Before entering private practice, Ray completed a clerkship with the Honorable Jay S. Bybee of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Ray earned his J.D., cum laude, in 2010 from Harvard Law School, where he served as a Notes Editor on the Harvard Law Review and argued in the finals of the Ames Moot Court Competition. He received his B.A. with honors from Stanford University in 2007.