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Craig Lee Reid

Craig Lee Reid

Practice areas:

Health Care, Business, Intellectual Property, Litigation

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About Me

I am a partner at Hay Darby PLLC. I represent businesses in complex transactions and civil disputes. I also provide outside general counsel services, advising on matters including legal compliance, risk management, corporate governance, and pre-litigation dispute resolution.

I have represented clients in industries including software, hardware, SaaS, semiconductor, ecommerce, mobile technology, engineering, telecommunications, marketing, and finance.


 


Prior to joining Hay Darby, I practiced law at a top-ten international law firm and at the former oldest and largest law firm in Austin, Texas.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Litigation: 25%
  2. Intellectual Property: 25%
  3. Business: 25%
  4. Health Care: 25%

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Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Sara M. Foskitt

    I endorse Craig Reid as a highly capable litigator in Austin. He is a leading attorney that others look to for advice, and is highly successful in his practice. I would recommend him for all his areas of practice.

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Contact Info

Hay Darby PLLC

402 West 7th Street
Austin, TX, 78701

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200505/02/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
College of the State Bar of TexasState Bar of Texas2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Leadership Austin Essential, Class of 2014Leadership Austin2014
Texas Bar Foundation FellowTexas Bar Foundation2013
College of the State Bar of TexasState Bar of Texas2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
College of the State Bar of TexasState Bar of Texas2012
Leadership Development CouncilRECA2012
College of the State Bar of TexasState Bar of Texas2011
College of the State Bar of TexasState Bar of Texas2010
Leadership Austin Emerge, Class of 2010Leadership Austin2010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateK&L Gates2009 - 2012
AssociateClark, Thomas & Winters2005 - 2009

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
The Creative FundProgramming Committee Co-Chair2014 - Present
The Creative FundTreasurer2014 - Present
Austin Symphony BATSPresident2014 - Present
Young Men's Business League of AustinMember2013 - Present
The Creative FundBoard of Directors2013 - Present
The Creative FundSecretary2013 - 2014
Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the ArtsVolunteer Attorney2012 - Present
Leadership Austin Fund Development CommitteeMember2012 - Present
Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, Goverment Affairs CommitteeMember2012 - Present
Austin Young Chamber of Commerce, Community CommitteeMember2012 - Present
Leadership Austin Emerge Fund Development CommitteeCo-chair2011 - 2012
Austin Symphony BATSTreasurer2010 - 2014
Leadership Austin Emerge Program CommitteeMember2010 - 2012
Leadership Austin Emerge Fund Development CommitteeMember2010 - 2012
Real Estate Council of AustinMember2010 - Present
Austin Symphony BATSBoard of Directors2008 - Present
Defense Research Institute, Young Lawyers CommitteeLiaison to the TADC2008 - 2009
Robert W. Calvert American Inn of CourtAssociate Member2008 - Present
University of Texas School of Law Mentorship ProgramMentor2007 - Present
Volunteer Legal Services of TexasVolunteeer Attorney2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Defense Research InstituteMember2007 - Present
Texas Association of Defense CounselMember2007 - Present
Austin Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Austin Bar Association, Construction Law SectionMember2006 - Present
Austin Bar Association, Litigation SectionMember2006 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Construction Law SectionMember2006 - Present
Austin Young Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - Present
Texas Young Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Litigation SectionMember2005 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2005 - Present
MensaMember1997 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Hadley v. Wyeth Laboratories, Inc., 287 S.W.3d 847 (Tex. App.--Houston [14th Dist.] 2009)Houston's 14th Court of Appeals affirmed the trial court's order granting summary judgment in favor of my client.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Hay Darby BlogStructuring a Startup Nonprofit Organization2014
K&L Gates Commercial Disputes AlertPassage of Lawsuit Reform Bill Will Bring Changes to Civil Litigation in Texas2011
State Bar of Texas 33rd Advanced Civil Trial CourseSanctions Alert: Attacking Baseless Pleadings and Motions2010
State Bar of Texas Public Utility Law SectionEthics of Expert Witness Presentation2010
Windpower 2010Transmission Breakdown Stalls New Energy Deployment2010
K&L Gates Real Estate AlertWhich Way is the Wind Blowing? Current Wind Energy Issues Impacting Real Estate Law2010
DRI Technology Committee eNewsTools for Improving the Efficiency of Your Legal Research2009

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of Texas System, AustinPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2002

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Robert W. Calvert American Inn of Court, Austin, TexasMarriage: Developments in the Courts and Workplace2014
Robert W. Calvert American Inn of Court, Austin, TexasPassing the Paddle: Shifting Discipline from Schools to the Courts2013
Robert W. Calvert American Inn of CourtHuman Trafficking in Central Texas2011
Presented to K&L Gates' Commercial Practice Group from Austin, TexasNavigating European Union Data Privacy Laws2011
Windpower 2010Transmission Breakdown Stalls New Energy Deployment2010
State Bar of Texas Public Utility Law SectionEthics of Expert Witness Presentation2010
State Bar of Texas 33rd Advanced Civil Trial CourseSanctions Alert: Attacking Baseless Pleadings and Motions2010
Robert W. Calvert American Inn of CourtThe Firm of the Future (Now): Leveraging Technology in the Practice of Law2010
K&L Gates' Firmwide Real Estate Practice GroupWhich Way is the Wind Blowing? Current Wind Energy Issues Impacting Real Estate Law2010
K&L Gates Texas Commercial Disputes Practice GroupPassage of Lawsuit Reform Bill Will Bring Changes to Civil Litigation in Texas2010
Robert W. Calvert American Inn of CourtA Legal Technology Primer: Four Must-Know Topics2009