Rainey started his career as an attorney in New York and London, working for Dewey & Dewey LLP between August 2004 and August 2007, he then worked as a senior consultant to Control Risks Group between September 2007 and August 2010.
- B.A. Literature, Philosophy and Film, University of Vermont, 1995-1999,
- Juris Doctorate, University of Virginia School of Law, 2001-2004.
- Gordon Rainey Linkedin, undated, accessed 26 September 2014