Mr Wray is a partner at the firm in Houston, Texas. His practice areas include marine and energy, commercial litigation, environmental, insurance coverage and transactional matters. He is part of the firm’s regulatory team and has advised clients on issues involving the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement and the United States Coast Guard. Before joining the firm, Mr Wray practised in New York and Louisiana and is admitted to state and federal courts in New York, Louisiana and Texas as well as the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Mr Wray has worked with operators, service companies, oil spill removal organisations and London underwriters.

Mr Wray is a graduate of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received a juris doctorate from Tulane School of Law, where he also obtained a Certificate in Environmental Law. He has authored or co-authored numerous presentation papers and articles on contractual risk allocation, insurance, regulatory and environmental issues. He is published in the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law and has been listed in Who’s Who Legal: Energy.