Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C. at a Glance


  • “Collegial and open culture”
  • “Work-life balance”
  • “Interesting and rewarding work”


  • “Compensation is not competitive”
  • “Needs better transition/mentoring/development”
  • “Sometimes too unstructured”

About Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C.


Gray Reed & McGraw is a full-service, Texas-based law firm with three offices throughout the Lone Star State and over 120 attorneys. The firm's dedication to its clients across seven industries and 30 practice areas has led to repeat clients and word of mouth referrals since its founding in 1985.

Billing Flexibility, Big Clients  

Aware of the changing circumstances in the legal market, Gray Reed remains flexible and committed to its clients by offering alternative fee arrangements. Clients can choose the billing arrangement that works best for them, be it fixed fees, contingency fees, negotiated rates, blended rates, retainers or any combination of fee arrangements. This flexibility may be why clients such as Southwest Airlines, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, the Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs, Verizon and the Hess Corporation call on Gray Reed with their legal needs.

Lone Star Leaders

Gray Reed's selective staffing appears to be paying off. The firm has been ranked by Texas Lawyer every year since 2004, coming in at No. 17 on the publications 2013 list of the 100 largest law firms in Texas. In 2014, Martindale-Hubbell selected the firm as a 'Top Ranked Law Firm." Fortune Magazine recognized Gray Reed as one of the top nationally ranked law firms in the United States in 2012. Gray Reed also ranked among the very best law firms  in the United States in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers'  "Best Law Firms" rankings. Nine of the firm's practices were recognized, including the Healthcare section and the Tax Section, which were ranked Tier 3 in the national rankings and Tier 1 in the metropolitan rankings. Houston's Commercial Litigation practice was also honored as Tier 1 in the metropolitan rankings.

Gray Reed is not only prestigious, but also a great place to work. For three years running the firm was rank by the Houston Business Journal as one of the best places to work. In 2014, the firmed earned the No. 2 spot on this list and was the highest ranked law firm.  Additionally, the Dallas Business Journal  named Gray Reed & McGraw one of the "2010 Best Places to Work." 

Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C.

1300 Post Oak Boulevard
Suite 2000
Houston, TX 77056
Phone: (713) 986-7000
Fax: (713) 986-7100


  • President & Managing Director: J. Cary Gray
  • Total No. Attorneys 2015: 120

  • Employment Contact
    Lauren Tilley
    Client Development & Recruiting Coordinator
    Phone: (713) 986-7131

  • Major Departments & Practices
    Admiralty and Maritime Law
    Antitrust & Competition Law
    Appellate Law
    Arbitration & ADR
    Banking & Finance
    Class Actions - Mass Torts
    Collaborative Law
    Commercial Litigation
    Corporate Law
    Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy
    Crisis Management
    Election Law
    Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
    Employment Law
    Family Law
    Franchising & Distribution
    General Civil Litigation
    Intellectual Property
    International Law
    Personal Injury & Product Liability Litigation
    Real Estate
    Trusts & Estates

Major Office Locations

  • Houston, TX (HQ)
  • Dallas, TX

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