About Hugh Ray III
Houston attorney Hugh M. Ray III offers representation in corporate reorganization and commercial litigation matters as a principal in the law firm of McKool Smith. Drawing on skills as a board-certified bankruptcy attorney and broad experience as a litigator, he has served a diverse client base that includes oilfield service companies and institutions of higher education. Hugh M. Ray III has spoken to legal and educational professionals on areas related to his field of expertise and is the author of several speeches and articles, including five that appear in issues of The Young Lawyer.
A graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School, Hugh Ray III has been admitted to the US Supreme Court, the US Tax Court, numerous US Courts of Appeals and District Courts, and the bars of the States of New Mexico and Texas. He stands out as an elected member of the American Law Institute, a life fellow of the American Bar Foundation and he has held a number of leadership posts, including those focused on ethics and professional conduct, with the American Bar Association. Hugh Ray III has assumed a similarly active role as a member of the Houston Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas, the latter of which he has served as a voting member of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct Committee.