RAY MANGUM represents clients in a variety of government investigations and commercial disputes, with a particular focus on matters involving complex data analytics and e-discovery issues. A former computer science major and software developer, Ray has successfully applied technology assisted review (TAR) processes, including predictive coding and other machine-learning techniques, in a wide range of matters. His experience also includes analyzing large data sets to develop statistically backed legal arguments.
Ray’s recent matters include representing:
- An international pharmaceutical company in an investigation and subsequent merger dispute before the Delaware Court of Chancery.
- A pharmaceutical company in a DOJ False Claims Act investigation alleging violations of the Anti-Kickback statute.
- A government contractor in a qui tam lawsuit and related DOJ False Claims Act investigation alleging various procurement violations.
Ray actively supports the firm’s various e-discovery initiatives, including the firm-wide Electronic Discovery Task Force, the firm’s involvement in both The Sedona Conference and the EDRM at Duke Law School, and the firm’s role as an outside counsel on e-discovery issues for a large multinational bank. He is a member of the Sedona Conference Working Group Series and regularly participates in the e-discovery community through various conferences and working groups.
Prior to joining the firm, Ray served as a law clerk to the Honorable Stanley Marcus of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He also worked for several years at a large electric utility, where his responsibilities included software development and the application of statistical methods to improve business processes.