Kelly D. Reese

Experience

Kelly Reese graduated with honors from the University of Florida College of Law and has practiced law in Mobile, Alabama since 1988. While in law school, Mr. Reese was the senior management editor of the University of Florida Law Review. For the past 10 years, Mr. Reese’s practice has been focused exclusively upon representing employers in a broad range of employment matters arising under federal and state laws. Appearing in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies, Mr. Reese has litigated individual, class, and collective action claims in such areas as:

Wage and hour
Equal pay
Equal employment
Wrongful termination
Warn Act
Non-competition
Breach of contract
Mr. Reese has counseled clients in Alabama and across the country regarding employment policies and procedures, employment contracts, change-in-control agreements, non-compete agreements, and independent contractor agreements.

Mr. Reese is a past president of the Federal Bar Association (Mobile Chapter) and is a member of the Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association. He is also a frequent speaker on employment law issues before various associations of human resources professionals.

Education

University of Florida School of Law, J.D., 1987, With Honors
Princeton Theological Seminary, Th.M., 2000
Samford University Beeson Divinity School, M. Div., 1996
Oklahoma Baptist University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1983

Memberships

Mobile Bar Association
Baldwin County Bar Association
Labor and Employment Law Section, American Bar Association

Admitted

All State and Federal courts in Alabama and Mississippi
United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Eleventh Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

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