Gregory E. Reid is a Member of the Sills Cummis & Gross Litigation Practice Group. He represents Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions and mid-sized businesses in litigation involving complex commercial issues, including business tort and lender liability, in federal and state courts. Mr. Reid prides himself on being an efficient and effective problem solver. He recognizes that each case is unique and that costly and disruptive litigation is not the answer to every commercial dispute. He works closely with his clients to advance their business objectives through efficient and cost-effective representation.
Mr. Reid is also passionate about community service and social justice. He is a volunteer attorney with the District of New Jersey’s federal re-entry program, ReNew, for individuals who are on federal supervised release. As part of the ReNew team, Mr. Reid collaborates with the Honorable Madeline Cox Arleo, U.S. District Court Judge, the Honorable Michael A. Hammer, U.S. Magistrate Judge, the United States Attorney’s Office, the Federal Public Defender’s Office and the United States Probation Office to assist recently released federally convicted offenders transition into society with job searches, job training, re-establishing valid identification, access to healthcare and numerous other issues that affect successful re-entry into society. Mr. Reid is also co-chair of the Board of Associates for the Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children, a Newark, NJ based non-profit that provides partial-tuition scholarships to economically disadvantaged children attending private and parochial schools within Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Union counties. Mr. Reid was appointed to the District VA Ethics Committee by the New Jersey Supreme Court for a four-year term beginning September 2016.
Before joining the Firm, Mr. Reid was a Law Clerk to the Honorable Kevin McNulty, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Prior to that he was an Associate in the New York office of Willkie Farr & Gallagher. During law school, he served as Senior Articles Editor of the Seton Hall Law Review and interned for the Honorable Barry T. Albin of the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Mr. Reid was Seton Hall University School of Law’s 2008 recipient of the ALI-ABA Scholarship and Leadership Award, an award presented to one student in each eligible school’s graduating class who best represents a combination of scholarship and leadership.