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David G. Bray

For over 28 years, David has provided day-to-day counsel, guidance, advice, and representation to clients on a range of employment law matters and disputes. For the last five years, he has been listed in Best Lawyers in America in the commercial litigation category. He regularly represents clients in litigation in federal court, state court, and arbitration tribunals in matters involving trade secrets, non-compete agreements, and other employment claims. David is a 1992 graduate of Cornell Law School and has published many articles regarding non-compete law and the use of non-compete, anti-piracy, and confidentiality agreements to protect company intellectual property. He is also a regular and sought after speaker on these topics. David is currently licensed to practice in Arizona, Nevada, and California (currently on inactive status) and before the Ninth Circuit and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeals, and had the honor of serving as a past chair of the Arizona Supreme Court Committee on Examinations.

Education & Credentials


Indiana University

B.A., 1988

Cornell University

J.D., 1992

Bar Admission

  • Arizona


  • Best Lawyers in America®
    •  Commercial Litigation, 2013-2020, 2023-2024


  • Featured Speaker, "Covenants Not To Compete in Arizona," Lorman Educational Services (July 19, 2002)
  • Featured Speaker, "Protecting Your Business From Disloyal Employees," Arizona Bar Business Law Section Meeting (March 2001)
  • Featured Speaker, "Update On Arizona Law of Non-Compete And Anti-Piracy Agreements," Quarles & Brady Eighth Annual Labor & Employment Law Symposium (September 1999)
  • Featured Speaker, "The Law Of Employee Non-Compete Agreements In Arizona," Construction Financial Management Association (May 1999)
  • Featured Speaker, "Protecting Your Business From Disloyal Employees," Arizona Association of Industries Fall Employment Law Breakfast Series (November 12, 1998)
  • Featured Speaker, "Protecting Proprietary Information: Solutions For Arizona Businesses," The Cambridge Institute (April 30, 1998)
  • Author, "Drafting Enforceable Covenants not to Compete," Arizona Attorney (February 1996)
  • Contributor, "Arizona and Federal Employment Law: An Employer's Guide," Arizona Chamber of Commerce
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