About

An Experienced Team of Reliable Corporate Lawyers

Since 1985, we have offered high-caliber and cost-conscious representation. Our attorneys, Harry and Scott Ray, have helped owners of businesses and intellectual properties across the county. With the knowledge they gained through their decades of legal experience, they design practical strategies for businesses of any size or industry.

Harry Ray, Our Founding Partner

He has been in legal practice since 1979, specializing in the following areas:

  • Trademark and Copyright Law
  • General Corporate Law
  • Employment Law
  • Tax Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Commercial Lending and Borrowing
  • Estate Planning

Many clients seek his advice on antitrust regulations, and he has expertly guided franchisors and franchisees through the complexities of federal and state franchise law.

Experience in the Field

Among Harry’s clients are several national buying and marketing groups. One of the key aspects of his practice is assisting these organizations in the development and maintenance of comprehensive antitrust compliance programs. He maintains a blog on buying and marketing groups, where he writes extensively about the legal challenges they face.

Recognitions and Awards

Harry Ray has been recognized for his ability to handle complex business matters for owners involved in group purchasing organizations (GPOs). He was also featured in articles about this distinct industry. His awards include:

  • Being selected to be included in the Mid-South Super Lawyers list from 2015 to 2017 for his excellent, practical legal strategies and exceptional focus on customer service
  • An AV Preeminent* peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating award

Scott Ray, Our Attorney

Since 2011, Scott has been representing several buying groups in various industries and has prepared antitrust presentations and guidelines for them. He also maintains trademark portfolios for them and assists them in protecting their brands in a variety of forums, such as:

  • Domain Name Arbitration Forums
  • The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
  • The Federal Court

Scott has assisted clients with trademark and other intellectual property matters. He has also handled several mergers and acquisitions throughout his experience. His wide range of business law practice includes antitrust law and the formation of business organizations.

Scott is fluent in Spanish and enjoys speaking with Hispanic clients in their native tongue. He has had the privilege of improving their lives by assisting them with immigration matters. His site, abogadochattanooga.com, is devoted solely to his Hispanic clients.

Scott has always focused on business, even with his education. He completed the business track at the University of Tennessee College of Law and majored in Business Management, with an emphasis in Finance, at Brigham Young University.

  • Buying Groups
  • Business (Corporate) Law
  • Transition and Estate Planning
  • Franchise Law
  • Trademarks and Intellectual Property Law
  • Litigation

We take pride in being actively involved in the legal community. As members of various organizations, our attorneys remain updated on significant case laws and legal procedures. Here is a list of the bar associations and governing bodies that allow us to better serve our clients and sustain our growth:

  • The American Bar Association
  • The Tennessee Bar Association
  • The State Bar of Georgia
  • The Chattanooga Bar Association

As the leaders in our field, we offer extensive, cost-effective services with competitive rates, compared to other firms in the Chattanooga market. We handle a wide range of business and commercial needs, including but not limited to:

  • Business Formation
  • Development
  • Trademark Protection
  • Antitrust Compliance

Clients who have benefited from our award-winning counsel can testify to our firm's effectiveness and accessibility. You can view their reviews here.

Whether you are in Tennessee or in another state, Ray Law Firm, PLLC, can help. Call us at (423) 825-9772 or fill out our contact form to arrange a detailed case assessment with us.

*Note: Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. AV, AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished, and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license under the organization's certification procedures, standards, and policies. These ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary and fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.