Member Profile: George C. Reid

George C. Reid
The Reid Firm, LLC
3330 Cumberland Boulevard, Suite 925
Atlanta, GA 30339
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Tel: (770) 818-4430
Fax: (770) 818-4449
Website: www.thereidfirm.com

GA Chapter: www.GeorgiaMediators.org

ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Med-Arb; Special Master

 

George C. Reid has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Appellate
Commercial/Business
Condominiums
Construction
Contract Disputes
Eminent Domain
Engineering
Environmental
Insurance
Land Use/Planning
Local Govt./Municipalities
Probate
Professional Fees
Professional Negligence
Public Policy
Real Estate

 

BIOGRAPHICAL:

For more than thirty years, my practice has focused on the litigation, arbitration and mediation of complex construction disputes. I also have extensive experience in the negotiation and drafting of construction and other procurement contracts including engineering agreements, architectural service agreements, general contracts, subcontracts, construction management agreements, cable television service contracts and equipment purchase agreements. This construction claims and contracting experience has related to a wide variety of commercial projects including high-rise office structures, hospitals, hotels, shopping centers, wastewater treatment plants, industrial buildings, hydroelectric plants, and sports arenas. I also have extensive experience with both single-family and multi-family residential projects.

I have successfully mediated disputes for more than ten years, and have actively served as an arbitrator for more than twenty years. My mediation practice has encompassed disputes by and between owners, real estate developers, contractors, subcontractors, sureties, architects, engineers, insurance companies, local governing authorities and others. As a pro-active mediator with the benefit of wide construction experience, I have an excellent record of helping parties resolve disputes. Additionally, as an arbitrator I have served individually, and as a panel member, on both large and complex cases, as well as on small fast-track cases, involving virtually every type of construction project. This arbitration experience also provides unique insight which is often helpful in the mediation process.

EDUCATION:

  • University of Georgia (A.B. 1970);
  • Mercer University (J.D., magna cum laude, 1973).

ADR TRAINING:

  • American Arbitration Association (AAA) Basic Arbitrator Training (1980);
  • AAA Mediation Skill-Building Program (1994);
  • Resolution Resources Mediation Observation (1995);
  • AAA Advanced Arbitrator Training (1997);
  • Mediating Land Use Disputes presented by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Boston MA (2004);
  • Mediation of Complex Commercial Disputes presented by the Association for Conflict Resolution, Austin, TX (2008).

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Georgia Bar Association (1973-);
  • District of Columbia Bar Association (1987-);
  • American Bar Association and its Forum Committee on the Construction Industry;
  • Atlanta Bar Association and its Construction Law Section (Past Director);
  • Atlanta Bar Association s Alternative Dispute Resolution Section;
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta;
  • Chairman, Georgia State Ethics Commission (1990-1994).

Rates

Please call for details - (770) 818-4430

 

George C. Reid is a member of our GA chapter, Georgia Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators, the state's premier roster of certified attorney-mediators. The NCASCM profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at www.georgiamediators.org/george-reid

 

 
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