Ray Dowd is a partner in Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller LLP in New York City, a firm founded in 1921. He has conducted numerous bench and jury trials and arbitrations, and has obtained, enforced, and collected numerous judgments. In addition, he has provided corporate and transactional representation for a number of entrepreneurial companies from the incorporation and startup phase through significant growth. Dowd is admitted to practice in New York State, the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, and serves as president of the Southern District of New York Chapter of the FBA. A graduate of Manhattan College with a B.A. in International Studies (1986) and Fordham University School of Law (1991), he is fluent in French and Italian. Dowd writes a column for the New York Law Journal, and from 2001 through 2005 he taught “Fundamentals of Intellectual Property Management” as an adjunct professor at the New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies. He has served on the Board of Directors of the New York County Lawyers’ Association (2003–2006), co-chaired the NYCLA Entertainment Media Intellectual Property and Sports Law Section (2000–2003), and currently serves on the Continuing Legal Education Committee and the Committee on Committees. Dowd regularly speaks to trade associations on copyright, trademark, and litigation issues and participates in organizing continuing legal education programs.