Raymond A. Hafner, IV (Ray) is an in-house attorney with expertise in all manners of dispute resolution, particularly in the oil and gas industry. He currently serves as counsel for Newfield Exploration. His in-house role includes managing litigation, compliance, and advising the company’s EH&S group on environmental and regulatory issues. Before joining Newfield Exploration. Ray was in-house with Linn Energy and associate at the global law firm Jones Day, where he primarily represented international energy and construction companies in litigation and arbitration.
He is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and the University of Houston Honors College. Ray’s pro bono interests include immigration matters and financial literacy and education. In his spare time, he is an avid cyclist, disc golf enthusiast, and serious Astros fan.