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Derrick Anthony Reed

Employment and labor Attorney at Houston, TX

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  • Licensed for 16 years
    State TX
    Acquired 2007
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

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Practice areas
  1. Employment and labor
    Plaintiff and Defense; Title VII claims; FLSA actions.

  2. Business
    Outside General Counsel services

  3. Litigation
    Commercial Litigation matters

A founding partner of Smith Reed & Armstrong, Derrick is one of the Pearland firm’s primary attorneys for employment law, civil litigation, and general business matters. Derrick is a graduate of the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University. Before pursuing his J.D., he obtained a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. His distinguished educational background speaks to his well-rounded knowledge as an attorney. He frequently represents both plaintiffs and defendants in commercial litigation and business matters. An active member of the community, Mr. Reed is also an elected member of the Pearland City Council. You can schedule a meeting with Derrick Reed by contacting Smith Reed & Armstrong.

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Stephens Reed & Armstrong, PLLC
2626 S Loop West
Suite 522
Houston, TX, 77054
Stephens Reed & Armstrong, PLLC
12234 Shadow Creek Parkway
Building 1 Suite 1104
Pearland, TX, 77584
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Work Experience

  • City Councilmember
  • City of Pearland
  • 2015 - Present
  • Managing Partner
  • Reed, Attorneys and Counselors at Law, PLLC
  • 2015 - Present
  • Senior Associate
  • Mize, Minces, and Clark PC
  • 2013 - 2015
  • Assistant District Attorney
  • Harris County District Attorney's Office
  • 2009 - 2013
  • Associate
  • Adams & Reese
  • 2007 - 2009
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  • Texas Southern University
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • 2007
  • The University of Texas At Austin
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • 2001

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Represented a construction management company
  • Represented a construction management company with contract negotiations in connection with a $1.9 billion government project.
  • Represented a regional grocery store
  • Represented a regional grocery store chain in connection with several premises liability claims and settlement agreements.
  • Defense of petroleum refining
  • Assisted in the defense of a petroleum refining corporation in regards to indemnity, contractual, and negligence matters.
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  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • N/A
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Licensed
  • N/A
  • United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, and Northern Districts of Texas
  • N/A
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • N/A
  • Pearland Chamber of Commerce
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Super Lawyer
  • Texas Super Lawyer
  • 2016
  • Distinguished Graduate Award for the College of Engineering
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • N/A

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Houston Employment and labor Lawyer Derrick Anthony Reed
Derrick Anthony Reed
Employment and labor Attorney
Houston, TX
Licensed for 16 years