James M. Ray, II

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Silver Spring, MD

Ray Legal Group, LLC
 | 8720 Georgia Ave, Suite 803
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 301-888-8139
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2014
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (0%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney James M. Ray, II, is a founding partner with Ray Legal Group, LLC, in Silver Spring, Maryland. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than six years of total legal experience, Mr. Ray provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Washington, D.C., metro and surrounding areas of Maryland who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    · Personal injury

    · Workers' compensation

    · Medical malpractice

    · Employment disputes

    · General civil litigation

    Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Ray has achieved remarkable success advocating on behalf of his clients in state and federal courts across his region. He has served as lead counsel in more than 50 jury and bench trials, and he has handled matters before the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission. He has also fought to protect the rights and entitlements of employees who have experienced serious violations of their rights as workers while helping many others negotiate favorable terms regarding their employment contracts and severance packages.

    From his efforts, Mr. Ray has obtained millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his plaintiff clients, and he has gained a reputation for his in-depth legal knowledge, outstanding service and aggressive approach to helping his clients achieve their goals and the positive results they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

    Honored for his professionalism and service, Mr. Ray has earned a Top Lawyers 40 Under 40 designation from The National Trial Lawyers for the past several years along with many other consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers.

    A 2011 graduate of Radford University, Mr. Ray obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in 2014. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland and the District of Columbia as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

    Practice Areas
    • 40%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 30%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
    • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 0%Employment & Labor: Employee
    Focus Areas

    Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

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    About James Ray, II

    Admitted: 2014, Maryland

    Professional Webpage: https://www.raylegalgroup.com/team


    • Selected by his peers to receive the 2019 and 2020 “Rising Star” recognition in Maryland by Super Lawyers
    • National Trial Lawyers, 2020 
    • Named as one of the “Top 40 Lawyers under 40” for the State of Maryland in 2018, 2019

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • United States District Court for the District of Columbia 
    • United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit    
    • Maryland 
    • United States District Court for the District of Maryland 


    • $192,202.00, 2017

    Educational Background:

    • Radford University
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    Office Location for James M. Ray, II

    8720 Georgia Ave
    Suite 803
    Silver Spring, MD 20910

    Phone: 301-888-8139

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    Last Updated: 12/29/2020

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