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Mr. Gray's regulatory practice emphasizes health and environmental issues, including those relating to biotechnology, trade, clean air and risk management. He is widely credited with having triggered the Clean Air Act acid rain emissions trading system and the use of market incentives in connection with the phase-out of CFCs under the Montreal Protocol, as well as internal FDA reforms that incentivized the growth of biotechnology.

Mr. Gray's experience at the highest levels of government enhances his efforts on behalf of clients in matters involving the OMB, EPA, FDA, SEC, FCC and other regulatory agencies and congressional legislation. He joined the firm in 1969, leaving in 1981 to serve as legal counsel to then-Vice President Bush. He went on to serve as counsel to the Presidential Task Force on Regulatory Relief, chaired by Vice President Bush, before becoming Bush's Counsel during his term as President of the United States. Mr. Gray returned to the firm in 1993.

In addition to his environmental work, Mr. Gray has extensive experience with FDA new drug approval procedures, and was one of the principal architects of the 1997 FDAMA legislation, the first FDA reform legislation in 60 years. He represented software developers in the Microsoft antitrust case, as well as other clients in legislative struggles over antitrust and other matters at the federal level. Mr. Gray served as a sergeant in the US Marine Corps Reserve from 1965-1970.

Mr. Gray serves as Co-Chairman of Citizens for a Sound Economy. He is the immediate past Chairman of the Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Section of the ABA. He is a member of Harvard University's Committee on University Development and sits on the board of trustees of a number of organizations, including the Washington Scholarship Fund, St. Mark's School and National Cathedral School. He also served on the Bush-Cheney Transition Department of Justice Advisory Committee.