N. Reid Neureiter: Lawyer with Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell LLP

N. Reid Neureiter

Of Counsel
Denver,  CO  U.S.A.

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  • Commercial
    University Swarthmore College, B.A., with honors, 1987; University of Texas at Austin, M.P.Aff., 1993 Barbara Jordan Scholar
    Law SchoolUniversity of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1993 Order of the Coif, Texas Law Review, Associate Editor, Chancellor at Large, Gibbs & Ratliff Moot Court Champion, Thad T. Hutcheson Moot Court Champion and Best Brief
    Admitted1994, Pennsylvania; 1197, District of Columbia; 1998, Colorado; U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court

    Reid Neureiter focuses his practice on high-stakes commercial litigation at the trial and appellate level in federal and state courts throughout the county. Prior to joining WTO in 2013, Reid served as senior counsel at another Denver law firm where he focused his practice on business, education, and product liability litigation.

    In 1996, Reid moved to Denver to work as court-appointed defense counsel in the trial of Terry Lynn Nichols, defendant in the Oklahoma City bombing case.

    He began his legal career working as an associate for a law firm in Washington, D.C., where he handled complex litigation and libel defense. Before law school, he worked for two years as junior economist for the majority staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Budget Committee.

    Following is a representative sampling of cases Reid has handled:

    · Brought lawsuit on behalf of public shareholders of restaurant chain and obtained favorable settlement exceeding $7 million for shareholders squeezed out in corporate merger. Nickerson v. Quizno's Corp., Case No. 04 CV 0455 (District Court for City and County of Denver, 2004)

    · Successfully tried to jury breach of contract and fraud case against manufacturer of diesel truck performance parts, resulting in judgment exceeding $1 million. Swails v. Automotive Transmission Specialist Inc., 05 CV 1350 (District Court for Jefferson County, Colo.)

    · Represented plaintiffs in multimillion-dollar breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty claims against Adelphia Communications Corp., resulting in 2007 settlement of more than $6 million.

    · Successfully represented Hispanic tax preparer in civil rights injunction action against county district attorney who had unconstitutionally sought tax records of Hispanic workers in identity theft investigation

    · Successfully defended multinational cable television company in intercontinental employment dispute with former executive

    · Successfully brought and tried in arbitration a breach of contract claim against parts distributor on behalf of manufacturer of motorcycle engine fuel injection controllers

    · Achieved appellate reversal of dismissal order involving application of Colorado's forum non conveniens doctrine to international partnership dispute. UIH-SFCC Holdings L.P. v. Brigato, 51 P.2d 1076 (Colo.App., 2002)

    · Represented national tabloid in a case concerning defamation and invasion of privacy of Hollywood actress. Gilbert v. National Enquirer, 43 Cal. App. 4th 1135 (1996)

    · Represented national tabloid in a case regarding invasion of privacy claim. Solomon v. National Enquirer, 24 Media L. Rep. 2269 (D.Md., 1996)

    · Court-appointed co-counsel for Terry Lynn Nichols in Oklahoma City bombing trial. Presented witnesses, drafted pleadings, wrote appellate briefs and argued points of law. Tried to verdict. United States of America v. McVeigh & Nichols (D.Colo.)

    Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors

    Best Lawyers
    Business Litigation, 2005
    Commercial Litigation, 2006-2014

    Colorado Super Lawyers
    Business Litigation, 2006-2014

    Faculty of Federal Advocates
    Board of Directors, 2004-2009
    President, 2009

    The William E. Doyle American Inn of Court

    American Bar Association

    Colorado Lawyers Committee
    Board of Directors, 2004-2009
    Hate Violence Task Force

    United States District Court for District of Colorado
    Committee on Conduct, 2012-present

    Colorado Bar Association

    Teaching Positions

    Faculty of Federal Advocates
    Federal Court Mock Trial Program, 2011-2012


    Bristol Bay v. Lampack et al., No. 12SC139 (Colo. Oct. 21, 2013) - Secured dismissal from Colorado Supreme Court for WTO client Simon & Schuster in case involving movie studio's $50 million damages claim based on alleged false representation of Clive Cussler readership figures.

    Represented BP in a class action alleging underpaid royalties. Plaintiffs awarded only a fraction of the original demand.

    Government Service

    Law Clerk to The Honorable Stanley Sporkin, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

    Junior Economist, Majority Staff of Budget Committee, United States House of Representatives, 1987 - 1989

    Reported CasesUIH-SFCC Holdings, L.P. v. Brigato, 51 P.3d 1076 (Colo. App. 2002); Eurpac Service Inc. v. Republic Acceptance Corp., 37 P.3d 447 (Colo. App. 2000); United States v. McVeigh & Nichols (Appeal of Dallas Morning News) 119 F.3d 806 (10th Cir. 1997); Nichols v. Reno, 124 F.3d 1376 (10th Cir. 1997); Solomon v. National Enquirer, 24 Media L.Rep. 2269 (1996 D.Md.).

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    Office Information

    N. Reid Neureiter

    370 Seventeenth Street, Suite 4500
    DenverCO 80202-5647


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