Raymond L. Massey
Ray has been a trial attorney for over 40 years, and has substantial trial experience in a broad range of areas including admiralty and maritime litigation, commercial litigation, business litigation, and catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Ray has tried numerous cases to verdict in state and federal trial courts around the country and has argued cases on appeal in the appellate courts of Missouri, Illinois, and Kentucky as well as the Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Circuit U.S. Courts of Appeal.
Ray is recognized as a Proctor of Maritime Law by the Maritime Law Association of the United States and has represented inland barge line and towing companies, shipping and transportation companies, water-related construction companies and their insurers in all aspects of litigation including in high-exposure personal injury and death cases, collision cases, contract and insurance disputes and other matters. Many of the cases in which Ray has appeared have helped established current U.S. admiralty and maritime law.
Ray’s honors include being named Lawyer of the Year for Admiralty and Maritime Law in Saint Louis by “Best Lawyers®” (2011, 2015), being listed in “Chambers USA” as a leading lawyer for General Commercial Litigation in St. Louis (2009-2015), being listed in “The Best Lawyers in America®” for over 20 consecutive years, and being named a “Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyer” for more than 10 years running.