Navarro W. Gray, is a graduate of Hofstra University School of Law located in Long Island, New York where he received his Juris Doctorate degree with a concentration in intellectual property. Mr. Gray has both litigation and transactional law experience. As a litigator he has advocated on behalf of numerous clients in Federal, State and Municipal courts. Navarro has gained various life experiences through the following employers: United States Federal District Court Judge; United States Attorney’s Office; Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office; Essex County Prosecutor’s Office; MTV Networks; Virgin Records/Purple Ribbon Entertainment;, Arista Records/Bad Boy Entertainment; and Johnson and Johnson.
He was admitted to the New Jersey State Bar and United States District Court, District of New Jersey in 2008 and began his legal career as a Law Clerk in the Bergen County Superior Court for the Honorable Edward V. Torack, J.S.C. (retired). Thereafter, he was employed as an associate at the Law Firm of Dilorenzo & Rush, and later as an associate at the Law Firm of Hunt, Hamlin and Ridley. In 2013, Mr. Gray was appointed by the Mayor and City Council as the first African American Municipal Public Defender for the City of Hackensack.
In 2014, Navarro founded The Gray Law Firm, LLC. located in Hackensack, New Jersey. He has made numerous appearances in the United States District Court, Superior and Municipal Courts throughout the State, the Office of Administrative Law and before the Public Employment Relations Commission. Mr. Gray also has successfully represented clients in insurance matters, personal injury cases, criminal offenses, family court, labor law disputes, discrimination matters and entertainment law deals.
As an entertainment attorney, Mr. Gray has drafted various agreements for recording artists, models, producers and actors. Mr. Gray has worked with Big Boi of the Outkast, T.I. and renown producer Ty Fyffe. He also has negotiated contracts with 50 Cents, LL Cool J, Bad Boy Entertainment, MTV, Vh1, and Ryan Seacrest. In addition, Navarro serves as the head of legal and business affairs for Foundation Unit Ent. Services, LLC., an international company that creates licensing opportunities for musicians to have their music appear in television programs, video games, and films.
Currently, Navarro represents Fetty Wap, Remy Boy Monty, Nick-E-Beats, Shorty Da Prince, Puma (Black Ink), 821, Oh Sh#t (Black Ink) and Feli Fame amongst others. He prides himself with taking a personal approach with each client he represents to establish a long-term relationship based on loyalty and dedication.