Rebuttal was founded by Ray DeLorenzi, who has counseled clients from the halls of Congress to the courtroom in a wide range of civil cases and adversarial regulatory enforcement actions. Ray’s groundbreaking communications campaigns have helped clients achieve verdicts and settlements totaling tens of billions of dollars. Over the last 15 years, Ray has played a role in nearly every high-profile mass tort and class action. Whether working with disabled former athletes, sexual abuse survivors, or people injured by defective products, Ray has devised media strategies to help clients solve problems and obtain justice when facing the most difficult challenges and circumstances. In 2021 and 2022, he was honored by Lawdragon as a Global 100 Leader in Legal Strategy & Consulting.
Prior to founding Rebuttal, Ray was a partner at a DC-based public affairs and communications firm. Before that, he was communications director at the American Association for Justice (AAJ), formerly known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. At AAJ, Ray directed the association’s national media relations and grassroots efforts while serving as its on-the-record spokesperson. In addition to directing legislative and political issue campaigns, Ray also provided counsel to trial lawyers across the country on civil justice issues and cases from local courts to the U.S. Supreme Court. He also worked at AARP, providing media relations support on both legislation and the association’s line of products and services.Ray is a graduate of The George Washington University and lives in the New York metro area.