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Ray M. Hernandez

Ray Hernandez is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group in Greenberg Traurig’s Miami office. Ray handles matters involving real estate development and construction.

Ray also has experience representing developers, private equity groups, and investors in virtually all aspects of residential and commercial development, including contract negotiation, due diligence, land use and governmental affairs, land acquisitions and dispositions, and the formation of homeowners’ associations. Ray joined Greenberg Traurig in 2020 from a national law firm.



  • Paratrooper, U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division, 2001-2005
    • Recipient, Bronze Star Medal with valor distinction for extraordinary heroism in combat
    • Recipient, Purple Heart Medal
  • Adjunct Professor and Program Director, Model United Nations, Florida International University, 2009-2012

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Cuban-American Bar Association, 2017-Present
  • Member, Dade County Bar Association, 2017-Present
  • Member, NAIOP, 2017-Present
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association, 2017-Present


  • LL.M., Real Property Development, University of Miami School of Law, 2018
  • J.D., cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 2017
    • John Hart Ely Fellow
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Florida International University, 2010
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Political Science
  • Florida
  • District of Columbia
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals