Paul C. Ray has been protecting Nevada businesses in a variety of contract, corporate and real estate development settings since 1991. His practice focuses on helping his clients meet their goals through civil litigation and negotiation of complex legal and business issues. He has a successful record at both trial and appeal levels in federal and state courts, as well as before administrative agencies. He has a B.A. in economics from Davidson College and a J.D. from Georgia State University. He worked at a civil litigation firm for 19 years, and he has managed his business and real estate litigation firm, Paul C. Ray, Chtd., for the past 5 years.


His peers rate him AV Preeminent in Martindale Hubbell, and he holds a 10.0 Superb rating by AVVO. He teaches seminars and publishes articles frequently on topics of civil litigation and appeals as well as business and real estate. He presently serves as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Nevada Center on Foreign Relations; as Editor-in-Chief of the Clark County Bar Associations Communique magazine; as Program Chair of the Howard D. McKibben Inn of Court; as Co-Chairman of the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the State Bar of Nevada Appellate Litigation Section; and as a member of the Eighth Judicial District Court Civil Bench-Bar Rules Committee.


Gerard Dondero is an associate attorney who has worked in the firm since first serving as a law clerk in 2012. He has had success working on appeals and drafting briefs for a variety of complex civil matters in federal and state courts. He holds a B.A. and a J.D. both from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. At the Boyd School of Law he served as an editor of the UNLV Gaming Law Journal.