Ebony Ray is an associate in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She practices in the firm’s Litigation Department and is an active member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Ms. Ray has significant experience conducting high-profile, sensitive investigations and litigating complex commercial disputes, with a focus on representing employers in disputes regarding discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, and restrictive covenants. Ms. Ray regularly counsels clients on preventing discrimination and harassment in the workplace, complying with employment laws, and designing and negotiating employment policies and agreements.
Ms. Ray also maintains an active pro bono practice with a focus on criminal justice.
Before joining the firm, Ms. Ray served as a law clerk for the Honorable Gerard E. Lynch of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Honorable Colleen McMahon of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Ms. Ray earned her Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School in 2015, where she was an Honors Fellow and taught first-year students legal analysis, writing and oral advocacy. While in law school, Ms. Ray was also articles editor for the Cornell Law School International Law Journal. Ms. Ray earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations in 2010.
Ms. Ray is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Cornell University - 2015 Juris Doctor
Cornell University - 2010 Bachelor of Science
New York Bar