Charlotte, N.C. — Smith Moore Leatherwood is pleased to announce the addition of John W. Reis as a partner in the firm's litigation team in Charlotte. Reis' practice focuses on subrogation and commercial litigation claims using his experience in products liability, construction, commercial, maritime and admiralty law.
Reis brings more than twenty years of litigation experience to the firm. His practice includes subrogation and commercial claims involving loss or damage to structures, heavy equipment, trucks, motor coaches, vehicles, vessels and other property damaged by fire, water, collision or collapse. He also litigates commercial contingency disputes involving business torts such as fraud, deception and misappropriation. He is licensed to practice law in four states and twelve federal district courts in the South, and he has published articles and conducted seminars on complex issues within his fields of practice.
"John's ability to understand his clients' needs and goals matched with his talents in finding creative solutions to their legal challenges will make him a strong asset to our team," said Jon Heyl, partner in charge of the Charlotte office. "We are excited to welcome him and to see his success continue at Smith Moore Leatherwood."
Reis received his bachelor's degree from Duke University and his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law. During his tenure at law school, Reis served as editor of the InterAmerican Law Review, a Moot Court board member, winner of Advanced Moot Court competition and an inductee into the Order of the Barristers.
For more information, contact:
Brandy Humphries, email@example.com