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Jack W. Reed

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Jack represents owners, developers, municipalities, design professionals, contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in complex litigation on public works and private industrial, commercial, and residential projects. He has applied his knowledge of federal, state, and local government contract terms, regulations, clauses, case law, practices and procedures (including Federal Acquisition Regulations and agency supplements) to the resolution of claims for changed and extra work, acceleration, delays and disruption, differing site conditions, terminations for default or convenience, and mechanic’s lien and payment bond rights and defenses, among other types of disputes. Jack also represents clients in coverage disputes for defective construction in the context of builder’s risk, commercial general liability, Owner-Controlled Insurance Programs, and the award of fixed price and negotiated state and federal contracts.

EMAIL:jack-reed@rbmn.com
PHONE:801-531-2000

Jack W. Reed

Shareholder

Jack represents owners, developers, municipalities, design professionals, contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in complex litigation on public works and private industrial, commercial, and residential projects. He has applied his knowledge of federal, state, and local government contract terms, regulations, clauses, case law, practices and procedures (including Federal Acquisition Regulations and agency supplements) to the resolution of claims for changed and extra work, acceleration, delays and disruption, differing site conditions, terminations for default or convenience, and mechanic’s lien and payment bond rights and defenses, among other types of disputes. Jack also represents clients in coverage disputes for defective construction in the context of builder’s risk, commercial general liability, Owner-Controlled Insurance Programs, and the award of fixed price and negotiated state and federal contracts.

Professional Affiliations

-Utah State Bar (Past Chairman, Construction Law Section).
-American Bar Association (Air and Space Law, Public Contract Law [Vice Chairman, Dispute Resolution Committee], Litigation, and Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Sections, and Forum on the Construction Industry).
-Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association
-National Contract Management Association (Past Vice President – Education), Great Salt Lake Chapter.
-Air Force Association
-Reserve Officer Association

Admitted To Practice

United States District Court for the Districts of Utah, Arizona and Colorado
Utah Supreme Court and all Utah state courts
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
United States Court of Federal Claims

Recognitions

Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating
Utah Business Magazine Legal Elite
AVVO Rating 10.0 out of 10

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Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating
Utah Business Magazine Legal Elite
AVVO Rating 10.0 out of 10

Education

-Juris Doctor, May 1985, The George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C.
-Bachelor of Arts, Government and Foreign Affairs, With Distinction, May 1976, The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.
-Air War College (1999 – 2000); Air Command & Staff College (1994 – 1995), Squadron Officer School Distinguished Graduate (1981).