WHAT CLIENTS SAY
“Ray works with us in a cost effective, smart way.”
“He is responsive to our needs and understands our business.”
MY CLIENT PHILOSOPHY
"Great client service follows a simple and well-known recipe: thoughtful counsel, active listening, timely service, elevating your client’s interests above your own, and a healthy dose of humility and humor"
– Raymond A. Atkins, Ph.D.
ALL STAR BIOGRAPHY
Raymond Atkins, former General Counsel of the Surface Transportation Board (STB), leads Sidley’s Transportation practice, which is recognized by U.S. News and Chambers USA as one of the nation’s top-tier practices. A successful appellate advocate and trusted legal and economic policy advisor, Ray advises clients on a wide range of transportation issues, as well as issues involving administrative law, appellate litigation, antitrust, complex litigation and federal preemption.
With over 20 years of experience, Ray combines a Ph.D. in economics with his legal background to offer innovative solutions to challenges posed in modern regulated industries.