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General Info

Email: aray@wickersmith.com
Direct: (813) 222-7227
Fax: (813) 222-3938
Languages: Conversational Spanish
Offices: Tampa

Biography

Amy Ray is an associate in Wicker Smith’s Tampa office where she focuses her practice primarily on automotive, legal malpractice, medical malpractice, premises liability and product liability matters.

Mrs. Ray graduated magna cum laude from Northern Michigan University with a double major in Human Physiology and Spanish, along with a double minor in Chemistry and Psychology. She continued her studies at Stetson University College of Law where she earned her Juris Doctorate in 2014 and graduated cum laude. While in law school. Mrs. Ray served as an intern for the Supreme Court of Florida, Chambers of Peggy A. Quince. Prior to joining Wicker Smith, she practiced at another prominent Florida litigation defense firm where she handled civil litigation, automotive, premises liability, and bad faith insurance claims. Mrs. Ray was also a Special Agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where she also served as a tactical EMT, prior to becoming an attorney.

Mrs. Ray is admitted to practice in the state of Florida and is an active member of The Florida Bar and St. Petersburg Bar Association, Paraclete Editorial Committee where she currently serves as Editor of the Paraclete magazine. Outside of practicing law, Amy enjoys synchronized swimming and spending quality time with her canine companion, Rio, a Rhodesian Ridgeback.

Education

  • Stetson University (J.D., cum laude, 2014)
  • Nova Southeastern University (MPH, with honors, 2013)
  • Northern Michigan University (M.S., with honors, 2005)
  • Northern Michigan University (B.A, magna cum laude, 2003)

Admitted

  • 2015, Florida

Professional Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar
  • Petersburg Bar Association, Paraclete Editorial Committee

Honors

  • Cum Laude, J.D.

Speeches & Publications

  • If Sitting Is the New Smoking, How Much Should We Stand?, St. Petersburg Bar Association Paraclete (Mar/Apr 2019)
  • Answering Why? The Key for Inspired Leadership, St. Petersburg Bar Association Paraclete (Jul/Aug 2018)
  • Bye-Bye Big Gulp – New York City’s Attempt to Limit the Sale of Soda, 44 Stetson L. Rev. 265 (2014-2015)