T. Wayne Gray, Managing Member / Board Member
T. Wayne Gray practices law in the Washington, DC area at his own firm, The Law Office of T. Wayne Gray PLLC, after recently retiring from Holland & Knight LLP, a large international law firm where he was a partner in the International Law Group based in their Washington, DC office. His practice continues to focus on representing domestic and foreign clients (private and government) on projects including business, construction, energy/oil & gas/off-shore platforms, technology, aviation/satellite, procurement and services matters, and their related contracts and legal matters.
Mr. Gray assists clients on these and other projects and has extensive experience in reviewing, drafting and negotiating various types of contracts, including PPP and EPC agreements, for clients’ projects for development, design, procurement, construction and provision of services. He advises on contract and other issues during the project, prepares key correspondence and documents, and helps resolve project and contract disputes. He also advises and assists clients on international business and legal matters including off-shore and foreign country company formation, preparation of joint venture, teaming, agency/distributor/representative, project management and other agreements, and helping select and coordinating with foreign lawyers on local law matters. His current international projects are in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Asia and South America.
Mr. Gray started his legal career as an Army lawyer in Viet Nam, Germany and Italy (litigation, contracts, claims, and administrative law matters) and then as District Counsel with the Army Corps of Engineers in Saudi Arabia (contracts and administrative law matters for a $25B design, procurement, services and construction program of projects throughout the country for the Saudi Arabia government). After entering private practice he returned to Saudi Arabia and managed his prior law firm’s Middle East office in Riyadh for 2 years. Mr. Gray lived in Europe, Asia and the Middle East for 14 years and having also traveled and worked in Africa and South America, he is familiar with many foreign legal practices, cultures and customs and speaks some French, German, Italian and Arabic.
Mr. Gray is also a Strategic Advisor to The Livingston Group LLC, a prominent government and business relations firm in Washington, DC with numerous international affiliates. He has written and lectured nationally and internationally on construction and contract law matters. He is admitted to practice in Virginia, Washington, DC and before various US federal courts including the United States Supreme Court. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Virginia Military Institute and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.