Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C. is pleased to welcome James Y. Rayis
Practice Areas: Corporate/business law, international corporate transactions, Human Rights law and development program, government contracts/procurement law, Director-Baghdad, Global Justice Project Iraq.
Current: Principal, James Y. Rayis, P.C. International Law History:
Director-Chief of Party: Global Justice Project Iraq 2008-2009 Iraq program on legislative and regulatory consultation to improve and strengthen judicial and legal practice independence of Iraqi law and structures, including Supreme Court, lower courts and bar practice reforms,
Law Partner: Dickinson Wright, PLLC, Washington D.C., Atlanta Balch & Bingham, LLP Washington, D.C., Atlanta Associate: Powell, Goldstein (currently Bryan Cave), Atlanta
V. P. & General Counsel: Omnivest International, Inc. Denver, Colorado Organized, guided and directed legal function for globally operating venture capital and financial investment firm based in Taipei, Taiwan.
Admitted to Practice: Washington, D.C., Georgia, Michigan, Colorado
Education: University of Georgia, J.D., Dean Rusk International Research Scholar, Managing Board, Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law. Michigan State University, B.A., Economics/French minor, Phi Gamma Delta Memorial Scholarship; Michigan Competitive Scholar.
Member: American Bar Association (Chair 2002-2006, Middle East Committee, International Law and Practice Section); State Bar of Georgia (Chair, 2002-2004, International Law Section; Chair 988-1990, Younger Lawyers Section, International Law Committee);Association International des Jeunes Avocats (North American Presidential Delegate; Executive Board Member, 1994-2000).