Eric T. Ray

Partner Birmingham
(205) 226-3457
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Education
  • University of Mississippi School of Law
    J.D., 1998, cum laude; Mississippi Law Journal
  • Auburn University
    B.S., 1996
Bar Admissions
  • Mississippi, 2000
  • Alabama, 1999
About Eric
Q&A
  • What types of clients do you represent?

    The majority of my work is for electric utilities and includes a wide range of issues that relate to bankruptcy, collection or consumer regulatory issues.  In addition, I represent financial institutions and other lenders in bankruptcy, work-out, and collection based matters.

  • Which courts or agencies do you most often appear before on behalf of your clients?
  • What do you find most exciting about your work?
  • How are you involved in your community?
MORE ABOUT Eric
  • Represented utility in the assumption and modification process for several substantial executory contracts with a bankrupt customer which resulted in a multi-million dollar cure payment recovery. (2015-2016)
  • Defended multiple utilities in an adversary proceeding alleging fraudulent transfer and preference claims in excess of $1.4 million. (2014-2015)
  • Represented utility clients in obtaining adequate assurance of future performance in numerous national bankruptcy cases in courts throughout the country. (2003-Present)
  • Working with utilities to examine current and implement new regulatory compliance policies and procedures in connection with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. (2015- Present)
        Education
        • University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 1998, cum laude; Mississippi Law Journal
        • Auburn University, B.S., 1996
        Courts
        • Federal and State Courts of Alabama, 1999
        • Mississippi State and Federal Courts, 2000
        Bar Admissions
        • Mississippi, 2000
        • Alabama, 1999
        Professional Affiliations
        • Alabama State Bar
        • Mississippi Bar Association
        • Birmingham Bar Association
        • Utility Bankruptcy Conference, executive committee 
        Awards & Accolades
        • Chambers USA
        • The Best Lawyers in America, 2010-present
        Community Involvement
        • Active in coaching youth sports