Ray Whitman serves as chair of BakerHostetler’s national Litigation Group and is a member of the Policy Committee, the firm’s governing body. An accomplished trial lawyer with a degree in geophysics, Ray provides strategic business advice and successfully represents some of the world’s largest companies in a wide variety of litigation and business-related issues involving international, national and local commercial disputes. Clients who are facing their most challenging situations trust Ray because he is “responsive, practical and articulate.” One client noted, “He has that ability to comprehend the big picture as well as a lot of the micro facts characteristics of the case.” Another client said, “He’s a pleasure to work with and one of the most intelligent people I’ve ever met. He really understands our business!”
Ray is a Fellow with the Texas Bar Foundation and the Litigation Counsel of America. He is recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and Legal 500 for his expertise in energy litigation, and he was named “Who’s Who in Energy” by the Houston Business Journal.