Charles A. Reid, III is a partner in the firm's Florham Park office, concentrating his practice on commercial litigation. He has been with the firm since 1977 and has been a partner since 1983.
Charles's commercial litigation practice includes health care, securities, insurance, banking, ERISA, corporate governance, estate, and various aspects of financial services industry and general commercial litigation. His securities litigation experience includes the defense of Section 10(b)-5, Section 11, Section 12 and derivative claims, as well as state law securities fraud and misrepresentation matters.
An experienced litigator, Charles has tried both jury and non-jury trials in state and federal courts and has argued appeals in state appellate courts and U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Second, Third and Federal Circuits. He has also conducted arbitrations under AAA, NASD and NYSE rules. He is a member of the Essex and Morris County Bar Associations, as well as the New Jersey State Bar Association. In addition, he is a member of the Litigation and Insurance Sections of the American Bar Association.
In General. Charles has been certified as a civil trial attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court since 1984. Charles has also been elected by Nightingale's Healthcare News as one of 10 Outstanding Healthcare Litigators.