Raymond Williams > DLA Piper LLP (US) > Philadelphia, United States > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper LLP (US)
ONE LIBERTY PLACE
1650 MARKET STREET, SUITE 5000
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103-7300
United States

Work Department

Litigation, Arbitration and Investigations; Product Liability, Mass Torts and Product Stewardship; Life Sciences; Healthcare

Position

Senior Counsel

Career

Raymond Williams is nationally recognized for his experience in litigation and diversity and inclusion.

Ray has first-chair jury trial experience, as well as extensive pre-trial litigation experience in complex litigation with a concentration in multi-district litigation where he often serves as national coordination counsel. Ray also has significant experience in a range of internal investigation, compliance, and regulatory matters, particularly within the life sciences and media, sports and entertainment sectors.

Ray regularly counsels clients on a wide-range of regulatory, risk management, due-diligence, product labeling, public disclosure, policy and crisis-management issues.

Ray is a frequent speaker and contributor to litigation journals and industry publications regarding both diversity issues and his substantive practice areas. On numerous occasions Ray has appeared as a panelist on the Law Journal TV program and the American Law Journal TV program.

Ray has used his legal skills to work on pro bono matters supported by his firm.

Memberships

Defense Research Institute (DRI); International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC); Philadelphia Diversity Law Group; Board of Directors Girls and Boys Club of Mercer County; University of Rhode Island Foundation Board of Trustee; Voorhees Basketball Association

Education

J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law; B.S., University of Rhode Island