Tim Reis serves as co-chair of the firm’s Corporate Department. He delivers practical solutions that help his clients achieve their business goals in today’s technology-enabled business world. He possesses a great depth of experience as a member of corporate leadership teams that bought or sold products and services in a broad array of industries.
Mr. Reis’ approach to achieving his clients’ goals is to provide sound and practical advice and solutions that bring business results without undue risk. His decades-long experience as general counsel and in-house counsel provide him with a clear understanding of what his clients are looking for and what their business partners will accept in their relationships.
As general counsel for companies both public (EMS Technologies Inc.) and private (Inmar Inc.), and as in-house counsel for Fortune 100 companies (United Parcel Service Inc. and Manufacturers Hanover Corp.) and a middle-market technology company (EMS Technologies), Mr. Reis’ practice has spanned a broad range of subject matter areas, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate securities, corporate finance and governance, intellectual property licensing, telecommunications, defense contracts, defense security, media and entertainment, reinsurance contracts, environmental compliance, and labor and employment counseling. In recent years, Mr. Reis leveraged his deep intellectual property protection and licensing experience to help clients in film, TV and music industries, secure and distribute works of authorship in multinational distribution arrangements and collaboration and services agreements.
Mr. Reis played NCAA Division I baseball at Fordham University in New York for four years and men’s amateur baseball for many more years. He is an avid fan of baseball and hockey, and he enjoys golf and skiing in his leisure time. Mr. Reis also enjoys listening to an eclectic blend of music and attending live music events. He and his wife raised three grown children in Atlanta after relocating from their shared hometown of Chappaqua, New York, in 1991.
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- Association of Corporate Counsel, 1988-2013
- Georgia Production Partnership
- New York State Bar Association
- State Bar of Georgia
- Corporate & Business
- Data Security & Privacy
- Entertainment & Sports
- Finance & Securities
- Financial Institutions
- Government & Internal Investigations
- Intellectual Property
- Vermont Law School, JD, cum laude, 1982
- Fordham University, BA, 1979
- New York
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York