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Stephan Ray

Stephan Ray

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Telephone: (213) 740-2547
699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA




Stephan Ray is of counsel to Owens & Gach Ray in Los Angeles. He was admitted to the bar in California in 1979.

Ray attended the UC Berkeley and UCLA, where he received his BA, summa cum laude, in 1976, and was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He then attended Stanford Law School, where he received his JD in 1979, where he was a member and associate editor of the Stanford Law Review. He was an extern to the Honorable Stanley Mosk, associate justice of the California Supreme Court, in 1978.

Ray has been an adjunct professor at the USC Gould School of Law, teaching courses on Corporate Reorganization from 1989 to the present, and also taught Bankruptcy from 2000 to 2001. Ray also has taught at Stanford Law School and Loyola University Law School. Ray has served several Bar positions, including: on the Executive Committee of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California; as the chair of the Education Committee of the Business Law Section; and as the managing editor for the Annual Review of Recent Developments and Legislation of Interest to California Business Lawyers of the Business Law Section. Ray is also a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, The American Bankruptcy Institute and other legal organizations, serving on various committees during the past 20 years. Ray is listed in the "The Best Lawyers in America," "Best Bankruptcy Lawyers in America" and the "California Super Lawyers."

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

Los Angeles Times
January 16, 2018
Re: Edward Kleinbard

Edward Kleinbard was quoted about the benefits of the new federal tax plan for independent contractors. “Every Uber driver, as far as I can see, gets a benefit,” said Kleinbard.

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Edward Kleinbard
November, 2017

Edward Kleinbard wrote an op-ed, "Beware the Fine Print — a GOP Tax Cut for Small Businesses is More Like a Giveaway for the Rich", posted to The Los Angeles Times on November 13, 2017.

Gillian Hadfield
November, 2017

Gillian Hadfield's paper, "Privatizing Law: Is Rule of Law an Equilibrium Without Private Ordering?," was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for seven eJournals/topics.

Rebecca Brown
November, 2017

Rebecca Brown attained SSRN's designation as being in the top 10% of Authors on SSRN by all-time downloads.