Robert Ray is the founder and CEO of Veritas Research, L.P. As a trial consultant, Dr. Ray brings a wealth of experience to the table, both as a trial consultant and as a trial attorney. Since 1998, Dr. Ray has provided research and courtroom consulting to attorneys in cases throughout the United States. His consulting, theme development and strategy advice has been sought by attorneys representing individual plaintiffs to Fortune 500 defendants in national mass tort litigation. He has provided research and consulting advice in mass tort actions such as tobacco and pharmaceutical litigation to insurance disputes and entertainment and publishing cases.
Dr. Ray received his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Nebraska's Law & Psychology Program. Before his Ph.D., Dr. Ray earned his law degree at South Texas College of Law in Houston, and was a briefing attorney to Texas' Sixth Court of Appeals. Before entering the world of trial consulting, Dr. Ray practiced trial law for over twelve years, and tried over forty cases to jury verdict. Dr. Ray's doctoral research investigated the effectiveness of digital animation evidence in the courtroom. He received his Master of Arts degree from the University of Nebraska and his Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from The University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Ray is a member of the American Society of Trial Consultants and the American Psychology and Law Society.