Prof. Brian Ray

Cleveland State University College of Law

Brian has extensive experience in eDiscovery, information governance and data privacy. He and Candice Hoke founded and co-direct the Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection. They also are co-editors of the Center-sponsored SSRN Cybersecurity, Data Privacy and eDiscovery Law and Policy eJournal. Brian also co-founded, with Tim Opsitnick of JurInnov, the Cleveland eDiscovery Roundtable, an informal group of lawyers, judges and academics that meets monthly to discuss issues surrounding electronic discovery, cybersecurity and data privacy issues. In 2016 Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine appointed Brian to the CyberOhio Advisory Board. He co-chairs the Northeast Ohio CyberConsortium’s Workforce Development Committee and is a member of The Sedona Conference Working Group on Data Security and Privacy Liability (WG11). Brian also is an expert in comparative and international law. His book, Engaging with Social Rights: Participation, Procedure and Democracy in South Africa’s Second-Wave provides a comprehensive analysis of the South African Constitutional Court’s social rights decisions. He was a Fulbright Scholar in South Africa and has published extensively on comparative constitutional law and social rights.