Thomas R. Ray
Martindale Hubbell Law Directory Rating "AV" (highest)
Stockholder/Partner in Holbrook, Akel, Cold, Ray & Reichard P.A. since 1995
Partner in Caven, Clark, Ray & Tucker, P.A. 1983-1995
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Thomas R. Ray


  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar.

Admitted To Bar

1979, Florida and Ohio(inactive); U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.


John Carroll University (B.A., 1971, M.A., 1976), Cleveland State University (J.D., cum laude, 1978). Associate Editor, Cleveland State Law Review, 1978-1979.


Areas of Expertise

Construction Law

Construction and lien law litigation in State and Federal court, surety bond claims, and construction defect claims.

Corporate And Business Law

Corporate and partnership law, including formation of corporations, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, and limited partnerships. Preparation of business and commercial transaction agreements, partnership, shareholder and LLC operating agreements, employment, deferred and incentive compensation agreements, phantom stock plans, stock appreciation plans and related agreements. Business purchase and sale transactions.

Personal Injury

All types of cases involving death and serious personal injury, including those related to car crashes, product failures, premises liability/shooting involving injury or death, commercial trucking crashes, traffic hearings, and mediation disputes.

Labor Relations And Management Law

Labor and employment law defense of claims of wage-hour violations, OSHA citations, EEOC discrimination and civil rights claims, wrongful termination, retaliatory termination for filing workers’ compensation claims, ERISA claims and violations of employment agreements.