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Reed F. Morris, PARTNER
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Reed tries civil cases before judges, juries, administrative panels and in all ADR venues focusing on commercial matters and related counseling. His active litigation and trial practice regularly sees cases involving contracts and other commercial disputes, negligence, construction, employment (including non-compete agreements and trade secrets), and breaches of fiduciary duty. Reed also represents clients in court on real estate and construction matters such as disputes involving HOAs, purchase and sale agreements, development ventures, construction performance, and construction payment claims, and he is available to act as mediator. His diverse jury trial experience includes cases involving landslides, lost profits, construction, and pure emotional distress-related claims.
Reed's transactional practice centers on real estate and general corporate representation. For his clients not involved in litigation or needing to bring or defend a lawsuit, his objective is to resolve issues and avoid dispute altogether. Reed's practice philosophy and goals are to help businesses manage risk, bringing greater certainty to their deals and achieve successful outcomes in high-stakes cases.
Reed is the author of the independent 5280.Attorney law blog, where he writes on commercial litigation, trends, tactics and noteworthy events.
Reed received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, with honors, from the Lyman Briggs School at Michigan State University, where he received the Outstanding Senior Award. He received his law degree in 2003 from the University of Colorado School of Law, where he was awarded the Benard J. Seeman scholarship as an incoming student. He is a member of the Colorado Bar and is admitted to practice before the Colorado state courts as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. He maintains memberships in the Colorado Bar Association and the Northwest Colorado Bar Association.