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Jim Reeder

James A. Reeder, Jr. joins Jones Day’s Business & Tort Litigation Practice in Houston

The global law firm Jones Day announces that James A. ("Jim") Reeder, Jr. has joined the Firm's Business & Tort Litigation Practice as a partner in its Houston Office.

Mr. Reeder represents clients across multiple sectors including the chemical, health care, commercial aviation, energy, and entertainment industries. He has tried cases involving claims of price-fixing, group boycott, exclusive dealing, tying, monopolization, discriminatory pricing, and conspiracy. Mr. Reeder has advised on matters and tried cases involving claims of fraud, negligent misrepresentation, RICO, breach of fiduciary duty, deceptive trade practices, and violations of federal and state securities laws. A former investment banker, he combines advocacy skills with an understanding of complex financial and economic issues.

"Jim's arrival sends a very clear message that Jones Day remains committed to providing our clients access to experienced, effective litigation talent in Houston and in every jurisdiction we serve around the world," said John Majoras, co-leader of Jones Day's Business & Tort Litigation Practice. "In particular, his trial experience makes him a very valuable addition to what is already a very effective team, and I enthusiastically welcome him to Jones Day."

Added Matt Kairis, Partner-in-Charge of the Firm’s Texas Region, "Jim comes to Jones Day with a broad range of experience that will immediately benefit our Houston litigation and health care practice, and enable the Firm to expand our relationships with companies in the region. We look forward to his contributions and to having him on our team."

"Jim is a very effective lawyer with an outstanding track record of delivering great results for his clients," said Stephen Olson, Partner-in-Charge of the Houston Office. "As Jones Day's presence in Houston and throughout the region continues to grow, he will be an outstanding resource for our clients who need top-level legal advice as they pursue their business objectives. Bringing in a lawyer of his reputation and caliber is indicative of our continued emphasis on growing our Houston office with lawyers committed to the Firm’s culture of providing unparalleled client service to both our Houston-based clients and our clients around the globe. I heartily welcome Jim to our firm and I look forward to working with him."

Mr. Reeder's work on behalf of clients has been recognized by Chambers USA, Antitrust (Texas), 2010−2019, The Legal 500 U.S., Antitrust, 2009 and 2012−2018, and other legal industry publications. An active member of the Houston legal community, Mr. Reeder is a member of the Antitrust Section of the State Bar of Texas, the Antitrust Section of the Houston Bar Association, and the Chair Elect of the ABA Section of Litigation.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 43 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 43 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.
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