Prior to founding the Law Office of Raymond E. Loughrey in April 2009, Mr. Loughrey was a partner for four years in the San Francisco office of K&L Gates LLP, a leading international firm. Mr. Loughrey also was a litigation partner at Berg & Parker LLP, where he practiced from 1997 to 2005. From 1990 to 1996, he was an associate with the Wall Street law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, LLP.
Education & Bar Admissions
Mr. Loughrey received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and his B.A., with honors, from the George Washington University. He is admitted to practice in California and New York, and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California. He is a member of the State Bar of California, the American Bar Association, and the Bar Association of San Francisco.
Community Service & Pro Bono
Mr. Loughrey is strongly committed to service of his community, with a particular interest in promoting educational opportunity. He served nine years on the Board of Directors of Mission Graduates, a non-profit supporting K-12 students and their families in San Francisco’s Mission District as they prepare for and pursue a college education.
As a mentor in the Embarcadero YMCA Youth in Government program, Mr. Loughrey has coached high school students competing in mock trials. He also has served as a mentor in the School-to-College and Law Academy programs at Balboa High School in San Francisco.
While at K&L Gates, Mr. Loughrey was part of a team of lawyers challenging the adequacy of medical and mental health care services provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to inmates in vastly overcrowded state prisons. As a result, he and other members of the team were selected as Finalists for the Public Justice Foundation’s 2010 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award.
Mr. Loughrey is also a passionate cyclist who can be found most weekends on his bike on the back roads of Marin County. He has completed the AIDS/Lifecycle Ride between San Francisco and Los Angeles six times.