In 1971, Ms. Ramsay joined the law firm of Cummins, White and Breidenbach in downtown Los Angeles as their first woman lawyer. She became that firm's first woman partner in 1975. That firm underwent a split in 1978 and Ms. Ramsay continued practice a the first woman partner with the successor firm Bredenbach, Swainston, Yokaitis and Crispo in its Orange County office.

Ms. Ramsay founded Ramsay and Johnson, ALC, also known later as Ramsay, Johnson and Klunder, ALC in 1984, and served as its president and manager until 1999. This was the first Orange County law firm founded by a woman and was the only firm in Orange County Business Journal's top 50 for several years that was founded and managed by a woman.

Ms. Ramsay merged her practice and a portion of her law firm's members and staff with Berger Kahn ALC in October of 1999. There, she continued to practice law in the property insurance field, to serve as an expert witness, mediator and arbitrator and to participate on the management committee.

She retired from Berger Kahn at the end of September 2007, but has assisted Berger Kahn on certain matters as requested since that time.

In September of 2004, Ms. Ramsay was pictured on the cover of a Supplement to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Daily Journal as a mentor to Edith Matthai, insurance litigator and former president of the L.A. County Bar Association and Former President of the So. California Defenses Counsel. Ms. Ramsay began her insurance law career after working for a few years for a government funded assistance project in South Central Los Angeles.