Barran Liebman LLP
601 SW 2nd Avenue, Suite 2300
Portland, Oregon 97204
Traci Ray is the Executive Director at Barran Liebman LLP, where she blends her enthusiasm, leadership and solution-oriented mentality to guide the firm’s management, marketing, attorney development, recruitment and operations. She oversees the firm’s speaking engagements and coordinates all the firm events and seminars, including Portland's largest Award-Winning Annual Employment, Labor & Benefits Law Seminar. Additionally, Traci manages the firm's community involvement, public relations, charitable giving, brand awareness, and advertising. She also supports the business goals of Barran Liebman's three highly-regarded practices areas with strategic planning and effective communication. During Traci's tenure with Barran Liebman, the firm has been continuously ranked #1 in Labor and Employment Law Firms in Oregon by Chambers & Partners USA, recognized by the Portland Business Journal as a Top Ten Philanthropic Company in Oregon, named a Top 100 Green Company in Oregon since 2013 and honored by Oregon Business Magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon since 2010, with the #1 Ranking in 2013 & 2015 and the #2 Ranking in 2014.
Admitted to practice in Oregon, Traci has served as the Past-President of the Multnomah Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section, is a Board Member with ROI Portland and the Oregon Law Foundation, is the Special Appeal Co-Chair for the Oregon Women Lawyers Foundation Board, instructs at Portland Community College, and is a member of the Legal Marketing Association and the Association of Legal Administrators. She also writes and speaks about legal marketing and career development, and has been published in Law Practice TODAY and Strategies, The Journal for Legal Marketing. Additionally, Traci is a member of the American Bar Association’s Law Practice Division, where she dedicates time to the Webzine Board as the Vice Chair, and also acts as the Vice Chair to the Women Rainmakers Committee. Traci was also honored to be one of the four national ABA LP Division Fellows for 2014-2015. Traci is a proud member of Barran Liebman’s Hood to Coast team, and also enjoys volunteering her time with Albertina Kerr and Dove Lewis. Traci earned her B.S. from Arizona State University, where she was named the “Greek Senior of the Year” for her philanthropy and leadership with Pi Beta Phi, and she received her J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law. In 2015, Traci was honored with the University of Oregon School of Law’s Outstanding Young Alumnus Award.