Mary Caitlin Ray '09 '12L
Ms. Ray is a 2009 graduate and majored in International Politics and Chinese. During her time at Washington and Lee, she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta, Kathekon, and Students for Choice. During her junior year, she studied Chinese and Middle Eastern Politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. Over the summer, she interned in the Office of the Chief Counsel of the Federal Aviation Administration in Washington, DC.
In 2012, Ms. Ray graduated from Washington and Lee School of Law. During law school, Ms. Ray was a Kirgis Fellow, an Honor Advocate, and the Publications Editor of the Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice. As part of the Third Year Program, Ms. Ray served as a student law clerk to the Honorable Michael F. Urbanski, District Court Judge in the Western District of Virginia. During the summers, Ms. Ray combined her language skills with her interest in international law as a summer associate with McDermott, Will & Emery's Shanghai office. She also served as a research assistant to Professor Susan Franck, focusing on the structures and procedures of international tribunals. Ms. Ray is an attorney with the Office of the Chief Counsel of the Federal Aviation Administration in Washington, DC. Her practice focuses on contract formation and administration, including intellectual property, bankruptcy, debarment, conflict of interest, real estate, export control, and fiscal law. She also represents the agency acquisition teams in the agency's internal dispute resolution process and with the Department of Justice in federal court litigation.