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Edward J. Reich

Edward J. Reich

Dentons US LLP

New York, NY, USA


Eddie Reich is a member of Dentons' Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice. He has handled all phases of matters in courts and alternative dispute resolution forums across the country and has tried cases and argued appeals in both state and federal courts.

Eddie serves as Dentons' US General Counsel. He also is a chair of the firm's legacy Lawyers' Professional Liability practice, which represents lawyers and law firms on a wide variety of legal and ethical issues. He has substantial experience in law firm risk management, ethics compliance and law firm insurance issues, and represents lawyers and law firms in litigation matters and other disputes.

His practice otherwise consists of diverse civil and commercial matters, including insurance litigation, employment litigation and trade secrets litigation, business and contractual disputes and ERISA.

He also speaks widely on a variety of topics, including legal ethics, attorney-client privilege and e-discovery.

Experience

Eddie serves as coordinating counsel for the Prudential Insurance Company of America in connection with the enforcement of the class action settlement in In re The Prudential Insurance Company of America Sales Practices Litigation, entered in the US District Court for the District of New Jersey. He supervises attorneys throughout the country and has enjoined dozens of class members from violating the class settlement. He has argued successfully in the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in defense of the class settlement. He defends Prudential against allegations of improper life insurance sales practices.

Eddie represented former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather in his litigation against CBS Corporation and others.

Eddie represented Royal Indemnity Company in the highly publicized property insurance coverage dispute arising from the destruction of the World Trade Center, in which Royal prevailed against Silverstein Properties with respect to a significant portion of its coverage. He served as co-trial counsel in two federal trials and played a key role in the valuation phase of the dispute.

Eddie successfully defended a prestigious law firm in a federal court action alleging violations of ERISA and other claims.

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Activities and Affiliations

Prior and Present Employment

Prior to joining Dentons, Eddie was associated with Cooperman Levitt Winikoff Lester and Newman, P.C. 

Edward J. Reich is associated with the following items:
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Ethical Concerns Involving Attorney Use of Social Media: New New York State Bar Association Guidelines , Thursday, July 20, 2017
Audio Only On-Demand Web  Audio Only On-Demand Web Ethical Concerns Involving Attorney Use of Social Media: New New York State Bar Association Guidelines - Ethical Concerns Involving Attorney Use of Social Media: New New York State Bar Association Guidelines , Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Ethical Concerns Involving Attorney Use of Social Media: New New York State Bar Association Guidelines - Ethical Concerns Involving Attorney Use of Social Media: New New York State Bar Association Guidelines , Tuesday, July 25, 2017
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