TROY, Mich., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- James Rayis specializes in corporate/business law, international corporate transactions, Human Rights law and development program, government contracts/procurement law, Director-Baghdad, Global Justice Project Iraq.
Current: Principal, James Y. Rayis, P.C. International Law History:
Director-Chief of Party: Global Justice Project Iraq 2008-2009
Iraq program on legislative and regulatory consultation to improve and strengthen judicial and legal practice independence of Iraqi law and structures, including Supreme Court, lower courts and bar practice reforms.
Dickinson Wright, PLLC, Washington D.C., Atlanta Balch & Bingham, LLP Washington, D.C., Atlanta Associate: Powell, Goldstein (currently Bryan Cave), Atlanta.
V. P. & General Counsel: Omnivest International, Inc. in Denver, Colorado. Organized, guided and directed legal function for globally operating venture capital and financial investment firm based in Taipei, Taiwan.
Admitted to Practice: Washington, D.C., Georgia, Michigan, Colorado.
Education: University of Georgia, J.D., Dean Rusk International Research Scholar, Managing Board, Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law.
Michigan State University, B.A., Economics/French minor.
Phi Gamma Delta Memorial Scholarship; Michigan Competitive Scholar.
Member: American Bar Association (Chair 2002-2006, Middle East Committee, International Law and Practice Section); State Bar of Georgia (Chair, 2002-2004, International Law Section; Chair 988-1990, Younger Lawyers Section, International Law Committee); Association International des Jeunes Avocats (North American Presidential Delegate; Executive Board Member, 1994-2000).
Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C. ranks as the 12th largest law firm in Michigan. Founded 35 years ago, located in Troy and Detroit, Michigan, it is a full service law firm with 70 attorneys. Areas of practice include corporate and business law, health care law, business transactions, estate planning, commercial litigation, governmental law, real estate, creditors' rights, criminal law, employment and labor law, and workers' compensation. Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C. is named in Best Law Firms in America 2010.
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