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Assistant Professor of Law
Professor Bray received his J.D. from the Yale Law School, and his bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame. While at Yale, he served as Essays Editor of the Yale Law Journal and also worked on the Yale Journal on Regulation. Professor Bray teaches and writes in the areas of property, land use, and natural resources. His scholarly work has been published or is forthcoming in the BYU Law Review, the Maryland Law Review, the Utah Law Review, and the Harvard Environmental Law Review. In 2015, Professor Bray was awarded the University of Houston Teaching Excellence Award, a university-wide award established by the University’s Provost.
Prior to joining the faculty of the Law Center, Professor Bray worked as a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP. His work at the firm covered a wide variety of litigation, including state and federal trials and appeals on behalf of low-income tenants in association with various public interest organizations. Immediately after law school, Professor Bray clerked for Chief Judge Carolyn Dineen King of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and Judge Jennifer B. Coffman of the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky.