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Raymond McGuire joined Kauff McGuire & Margolis LLP ("KM&M") in 1981 and assumed primary responsibility for its litigation practice in federal and state courts, as well as before the NLRB and other federal agencies. Since 1981, he has tried numerous cases in state and federal courts in the New York metropolitan area involving employment contract, discrimination and labor relations issues.
Ray is also responsible for the Firm’s representation of its construction industry clients in all aspects of their labor relations, serving as Managing Director and General Counsel to the Contractors’ Association of Greater New York, Inc. ("CAGNY"), a multi-employer association of high-rise construction managers, as well as the Association of Contracting Plumbers of Greater New York. Ray has a particular expertise as well in the labor issues arising in the voice and data communications industries, and has successfully guided clients in these industries with respect to the labor relations implications of mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations. He has also negotiated throughout the United States with scores of CWA and IBEW local unions, including locals in California, Chicago, Houston, Dallas and New York. Ray also has serviced clients in New York’s maritime sector, negotiating with the ILA, SIU and MM&P and also in New York’s hospitality industry that deals with SEIU Locals 6 and 100.
Ray received his undergraduate degree from Canisius College, and his law degree from Harvard Law School. Following practice with a labor law firm in New York, he served in the Peace Corps in Nigeria for two years and then obtained a master of laws degree from Columbia Law School. Ray served as professor of law at the University of Maine School of Law from 1973 to 1981, and also taught and lectured in labor and employment law at Florida State University and University College Dublin.
LL.M., Columbia Law School
LL.B., Harvard Law School
B.A., Canisius College