Ray Campbell is a scholar of civil procedure and professional responsibility. His current research concentrates on the intersection of law and commerce, with a special focus on the changing nature of the legal services marketplace in light of technological and economic innovations. Before embarking on his career in academia, Professor Campbell served as law clerk to U.S. Chief Justice Warren Burger of the United States Supreme Court, as a law clerk to Judge Malcolm Wilkey of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, as a prominent litigation partner in the multinational law firms of Kirkland & Ellis and Jenner & Block, and as Chairman and CEO of HarmonyCentral.com, Inc. a leading Internet resource for musicians. Professor Campbell received his undergraduate degree from Yale College and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia.
Professor Campbell regularly is invited to make presentations on topics related to changes in the legal profession, including, most recently, at the International Legal Ethics Conference in London, which included a separate presentation to the British Legal Services Board, and the Law and Society conference. He also teaches in the Law Without Walls program, a global multidisciplinary consortium of law and business professionals. In September 2014, Professor Campbell was invited to be a guest blogger on an international law faculty web site visited by thousands of legal scholars daily.