Hugh M. Ray, III is a partner in Pillsbury’s Insolvency & Restructuring practice, where he focuses on complex reorganization, bankruptcy and commercial litigation.
Hugh has represented publicly traded companies who successfully reorganized in bankruptcy and major creditors in their collection from complex bankruptcies. He has been the lead trial counsel in several high-profile and bet-the-company cases. Though he has been board-certified in business bankruptcy law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2005, Hugh works to avoid the expense of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy when possible.
Hugh represents a supermajor oil company in complex bankruptcy matters. He has also represented clients in complex commercial litigation, PACA (Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act), and Native American Law litigation. He frequently lectures on UAS (drone) law and legal ethics. He also serves on the American Law Institute’s Member’s Consultative Group drafting the Restatement of the Law of American Indians.