Timothy Ray

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Timothy Ray is a Chicago litigation attorney who focuses on commercial litigation, product liability and class action defense. Mr. Ray co-chairs the firm's Product Liability Team. Mr. Ray litigates complex commercial cases in state and federal courts around the U.S. He has tried close to 40 jury trials to verdict in complex litigation matters.

Additionally, Mr. Ray has successfully defended clients in domestic and international arbitration disputes. He represents corporations in the areas of cross-border distribution and joint venture disputes, bad faith insurance litigation, antitrust and False Claims Act litigation.

Mr. Ray also has handled pro bono matters, including employment discrimination cases, in the Northern District of Illinois.

Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Commercial Litigation, 2018, 2019 
  • 40 Attorneys Under 40 to Watch, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, 2004


  • Product Liability Advisory Council
  • Illinois Supreme Court Planning and Oversight Committee for a Judicial Performance Evaluation Program
  • Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Professional Responsibility
  • Illinois State Bar Association and Chicago Bar Association Joint Task Force for Funding Judicial Campaigns
  • Illinois Sports Facilities Authority, Former Board Member
  • University of Iowa College of Law, Board of Directors
  • Economic Club of Chicago
  • University of Iowa College of Law Chicago Alumni Steering Committee
  • Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms