The George Washington University School of Law Dean Blake D. Morant presented Larry Ray with the Excellence in Teaching Award celebrating his 30 years of teaching. Ray began teaching mediation and now is Senior Professor teaching negotiation. He has now taught over 2,500 law students. Students praise his teaching as innovative, exciting and immediately useful in the workplace as well as home.
Ray hails from Ohio, graduated (1974) from Muskingum University and Capital University School of Law (1977). He served as Columbus, Ohio, Prosecutor directing the first in the nation criminal mediation program. He served as the first director of the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution and the first director of the National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM).
Today, Ray lives in Washington, D.C. He also teaches business negotiation at Capital University School of Law; is a Senior Instructor at the American Management Association (AMA); Arbitrator at FINRA; Executive Coach at various federal agencies; and on the DC Mayor’s Advisory Board.