Richard J. Gray is a litigator. Clients seek his representation in complex civil litigation related to intellectual property, technology, antitrust, class actions and insurance coverage. He has significant experience litigating intellectual property issues, including use of procedures available before the US PTO, as well as antitrust and consumer class actions involving the telecommunications industry. Mr. Gray also represents insureds in insurance coverage disputes in both federal and state courts.
Mr. Gray is AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer recognition for ethical standards and legal ability. Law & Politics recently named him an “Illinois Super Lawyer” in intellectual property litigation. He was also recognized as one of Lawdragon magazine’s “3000 Leading Lawyers in America.” Mr. Gray is a member of the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation Practice and serves on the firm's International Committee. He has also served on the firm’s Management and Diversity Committees.
Committed to giving back to his profession, Mr. Gray teaches trial practice at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and is Vice President and a member of the Board of Directors of the Tech Law Group, Inc., an international network of 19 major law firms committed to serving the legal needs of people and entities involved with technology. In addition to a number of other roles, Mr. Gray has served as a representative on the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Federal Judiciary, which evaluates federal judicial nominees.