Professor Jarrod F. Reich teaches Legal Practice at the Law Center and also serves as a coach to the GULC Mock Trial team. Prior to joining the Law Center faculty, Professor Reich taught at the Florida State University College of Law, where he focused his teaching on lawyering skills, including courses in legal writing, alternative dispute resolution, appellate advocacy and an in-house counsel externship seminar. He also served as the faculty adviser to Florida State’s dispute resolution and undergraduate moot court teams, and coached several of the College of Law’s moot court and mock trial teams. He was awarded the 2014 Open Door Teaching Award for his work mentoring and advising students. Prior to joining Florida State, he spent eight years at Boies, Schiller &Flexner LLP as both an associate and as counsel, focusing his practice on complex commercial litigation. During his tenure there, Professor Reich worked on some of the highest-profile litigation in recent memory—most notably Hollingsworth v. Perry, the historic civil rights case for marriage equality in California—and represented a wide range of clients in state and federal courts and in domestic and international arbitraitons. In addition to his practice, from 2009 to 2013, he served as an adjunct professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he taught lawyering skills and legal writing and a judicial externship seminar. He served as a law clerk to Judge William J. Haynes, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. He graduated magna cum laude from Brandeis University and Order of the Coif from Vanderbilt University Law School, where he was managing editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review.
Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals
U.S. Supreme Court Briefs
Professors Hope Babcock, Gregg Bloche, John Copacino, Deborah Epstein, Daniel Ernst, James Feinerman, Anne Fleming, Sheila Foster, Maria Glover, Vida Johnson, Gregory Klass, David Luban, Allegra McLeod, Naomi Mezey, Sherally Munshi, Alicia Plerhoples, Jarrod Reich, Tanina Rostain, Rima Sirota, Abbe Smith, and Kristen Tiscione are among 1700 signatories on a letter, published by The New York Times, delivered to the United States Senate, October 4, 2018, presenting concerns of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's qualifications to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.