Mr. Reid is an associate in the firm's Maritime, Oilfield, and Insurance section.
He has been involved in the litigation of a variety of matters, including federal multi-district litigation, offshore blowouts, personal injury, property damage, insurance coverage, vessel allisions, and joint operating agreement disputes. As part of his experience, he has completed a course in Well Control Fundamentals and served as an on-site attorney representing a lessee's interest in the forensic examination of oilfield equipment during both a governmental investigation and civil litigation related to a loss of well control. Mr. Reid has also assisted with environmental issues related to oil spills, including serving on a legal team providing support for response compliance under both federal and state laws.
Mr. Reid earned his law degree from Louisiana State University, where he graduated summa cum laude. Mr. Reid was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as a member of the Louisiana Law Review. During his studies, Mr. Reid served as a research assistant to Professor William E. Crawford, Director of the Louisiana State Law Institute, and as a judicial extern to the Honorable Robert D. Downing of the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeals in Baton Rouge.
Honors & Affiliations:
· Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, Member
· Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Member
· New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel, Member
· New Orleans Bar Association, Member
· Federal Bar Association, Member
· Louisiana Supreme Court Historical Society, Member
· Phi Delta Theta (Louisiana Beta) House Corporation, Secretary-Director
· Louisiana State Law Institute - Tutorship Procedure Committee, Member
· "Availability of a Sliding Scale for Seaman Status: How and Why Pragmatism Has Survived," 8 Loyola Maritime Law Journal 73 (2010)