DAVID J. REIS
DAVID J. REIS is a partner with Arnold Porter in San Francisco and is the head of the firm's Labor and Employment practice group. He has been recognized repeatedly by California's largest legal newspaper, the Daily Journal, as one of the top employment attorneys in California (2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016). An experienced trial lawyer, David has prevailed in jury trials on behalf of employers in each of the last three years (2013-2015), and has handled dozens of arbitrations. David also has argued successfully before the California Courts of Appeal, the California Supreme Court, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. His cases include multi-plaintiff discrimination and wage and hour cases, as well as contract, wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, unfair competition, breach of non-compete obligations, fraud, defamation, and breach of fiduciary duty cases. David also represents professional services firms in employment, professional negligence and partner/member disputes, regularly counsels businesses concerning corporate governance matters, and represents executives in connection with employment and severance agreements, non-compete and non-solicitation obligations, and other employment-related or partnership-related documents. He received his J.D. from Columbia Law School and his B.A. from Stanford University.