Ray Panek

Ray Panek

Strategic Advisor, Legal

Ray was born and raised in Brooklyn, the son of a construction worker. He possesses the toughness and ambition Kings County is known for.

Ray has thrived as one of the top attorneys in New York. Ray possesses the toughness and ambition New York City is known for. The law firm of Elefterakis & Elefterakis became Elefterakis, Elefterakis & Panek as Ray transitioned from a talented and talked about young attorney to one of the most highly regarded attorneys in New York City and he was offered partnership in the firm.

He has distinguished himself by obtaining outstanding results including multiple millions of dollars in settlements. Ray also has an outstanding reputation in the legal community and has been invited by New York Supreme Court justices to give lectures to other attorneys on techniques and presentation. Ray was named by The National Trial Lawyers Association as one of the Top 40 National Trial Lawyers Under the Age of 40, a prestigious honor made all the more impressive by the fact that Ray was under the age of 30 at the time of his selection. Ray is also a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Brooklyn Bar Association and Columbian Lawyers Association.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Ray received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Haverford College where he was a four-year letter winner in basketball. Ray went on to receive his Juris Doctor degree from Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Prior to Haverford Ray and FFA Sports Partner, John Elefterakis, were College Basketball Teammates at Haverford College. Ray and his wife Anna Marie reside in Brooklyn NY with their children Victoria and Walter.

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