Ms. Gray has broad experience in counseling consumer product companies, as well as defending leading companies (both publically and privately held) in major consumer class actions and bet-the-company national mass tort and products liability litigation. Ms. Gray has been appointed as National Counsel, National Science Counsel and Regional Counsel. She also has extensive experience counseling consumer products clients on risk management and capital markets issues that often arise in the mergers context. Ms. Gray provides strategic advice and related due diligence reviews during acquisitions of specific product lines or entire companies in FDA regulated industries. She has also counseled her clients on managing risk and in limiting potential liability with acquisitions. In that context, Ms. Gray has guided companies through a myriad of regulatory requirements promulgated by different governmental agencies (such as the FDA and the FTC), thus allowing her clients acquire new businesses and continue to develop innovative consumer products while complying with complex and sometimes seemingly contradictory regulations.
Ms. Gray has held a number of leadership roles in the American Bar Association. She is the founding national co-chair of the ABA's Food and Supplement Group. Ms. Gray is on the Board of Directors of Vitamin Angels, an international charity that provides critical micronutrients to pregnant and lactating mothers and children in need, both here in the US and around the world. She leads a team of lawyers in providing pro bono services to Vitamin Angels, and their work has resulted in Goodwin Procter receiving its “Archangel Award”, which is Vitamin Angels’ highest honor.
In the pro bono area, Ms. Gray has also devoted much of her career to working with nonprofit groups that are dedicated to breaking the glass ceiling, and she has served on committees both inside and outside the firm that are focused on a variety of diversity issues, particularly on the advancement of women in the legal profession. Ms. Gray is the past national co-chair of the ABA's Women in Products Liability Committee. She is past chair of the Hiring Committee for the New York office.