Brian Ray has extensive experience in eDiscovery, information governance and data privacy. He and Candice Hoke founded and co-direct the Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection. They also are co-editors of the Center-sponsored SSRN Cybersecurity, Data Privacy and eDiscovery eJournal. Ray also co-founded, with Tim Opsitnick of JurInnov, the Cleveland eDiscovery Roundtable, an informal group of lawyers, judges and academics that meets monthly to discuss issues surrounding electronic discovery, cybersecurity and data privacy issues. He is a member of the Sedona Conference's International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure and Data Security and Privacy Liability Working Groups and also serves as Cleveland-Marshall's representative to the Northern District of Ohio Advisory Committee.
Ray also is an expert in comparative and international law law. His book, Engaging with Social Rights: Participation, Procedure and Democracy in South Africa's Second-Wave provides a comprehensive analysis of the South African Constitutional Court's social rights decisions. He was a Fulbright Scholar in South Africa and has published extensively on comparative constitutional law and social rights.